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VTech Unveils Kid Connect Communication App for Innotab 3S

VTech announced the availability of VTech Kid Connect for the InnoTab 3S. The communication app helps parents stay connected to their kids when apart.

Preschoolers as young as 3 years can send text messages and animated stickers to parents’ smartphones from the tablet and parents can send text messages and stickers back to their child’s InnoTab 3S. Also, kids can stay connected to their friends and siblings by exchanging messages between two InnoTab 3S tablets anywhere in the world.

Access to VTech Kid Connect is free for one-year with the purchase of an InnoTab 3S. The Premium Kid Connect app includes more features, allowing kids and parents to send each other voice messages, photos, and drawings.

InnoTab 3S is recommended for kids ages 3 to 9.

VTech Introduces InnoTab 3S

VTech InnoTab 3S_BlueVTech, introduces the InnoTab 3S for kids ages 3 to 9. The InnoTab 3S, the next generation of one of the first children’s learning tablets with Wi-Fi, features VTech Kid Connect—an exclusive communication app that allows kids to be connected with their parents and friends through both tablet-to-mobile and tablet-to-tablet communication, a rechargeable battery pack with AC adapter, and a kid-safe web browser. In addition, access to VTech’s Learning Lodge app store—home to a plethora of downloadable content and curriculum for purchase—and 20 free apps provides kids with a bright start on their learning journey. The InnoTab 3S is now available for pre-order on www.vtechkids.com, Amazon.com, Target.com, Toysrus.com, and Walmart.com.

With VTech Kid Connect, kids can use their InnoTab 3S to send text messages and animated stickers to parents’ smartphones. In return, parents can send text messages and stickers to their child’s InnoTab 3S. VTech Kid Connect gives kids the ability to emulate their parents, allowing them to feel like they are part of the text messaging trend, but from a kid-safe, kid-friendly tablet. In addition, kids can stay connected to their friends and siblings with tablet-to-tablet communication, sending messages safely between two InnoTab 3S tablets from the next room or from across the country. A value-packed Deluxe Apps Package with Premium Kid Connect will be available in the fall (sold separately), including more enhanced features, allowing kids and parents to send each other personalized voice messages, photos, and drawings, in addition to texts and animated stickers. [Read more...]