Welcome to VTech's press room. If you want to learn about product releases, company news, and our latest promotions, you've come to the right place! In our press room, you'll also find information about key partnerships we form to make our products better and more exciting for kids. (Press releases below are listed in order of the most recent first.)
At VTech, we're also proud of the awards our gaming systems and other products have won. If you want to know more about the recognition our smart play products have received, view a full list of press releases below.
VTech Toys Selected as Finalists for Prestigious Toy of the Year Awards
CHICAGO, November 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Today VTech® announced two products are finalists for 2016 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards from the Toy Industry Association (TIA). The Kidizoom® Action Cam is a finalist in the e-connected category and Flipsies™ Sandy’s House & Ocean Cruiser is a finalist in the innovative category. VTech’s Go! Go! Smart Animals® Zoo Explorers Playset was named the top 2015 Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year. The winners will be announced at the annual awards ceremony held on February 12, 2016.
Vtech Study Shows Parents Encourage Children to Dream Big
CHICAGO, November 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ A new study conducted by VTech® offers insight into parents’ feelings about their child’s1 dreams and aspirations. The study results were overwhelmingly positive, with 96 percent of parents saying they encourage their children to explore their interests and dreams. And, 88 percent of parents said they will support their child’s dream regardless of how fantastical it may seem.
CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Today VTech® announced three products received honors from the Parents’ Choice Foundation in its Fall 2015 Toy Awards program. The Kidizoom® Smartwatch DX earned a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award while the Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train™ and Write & Learn Creative Center™ received Parents’ Choice Approved Awards. Six VTech products have received accolades from the Parents’ Choice Foundation this year.
Vtech Honored with Eight Tillywig Toy & Media Awards
CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Today VTech® announced eight of its products were recognized by the Tillywig Toy & Media Awards, including standouts from its Kidizoom® Smartwatch, Go! Go! Smart Adventures, Flipsies™, Baby Amaze® and Baby, Infant & Preschool lines. The honors mark a total of 11 Tillywig awards for the company this year.
Vtech's Go Go Smart Wheels Ultimate RC Speedway named to Walmart's "Chosen by Kids" Top 20 Holiday List
CHICAGO, October 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Today VTech® announced its Go! Go! Smart Wheels® Ultimate RC Speedway™ was named to Walmart’s “Chosen by Kids” Top 20 list, recognizing the hottest toys of the upcoming holiday season. The honor marks the second consecutive year VTech’s acclaimed Go! Go! Smart Wheels line was handpicked by kids for a spot on the exclusive list.