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A New Decade Ahead: TechUp Powers Up Partnerships and Curates the Future of Play at CES 2020

    With CES 2020 around the corner, we’re looking at over 170,000 people from across the globe descending on Las Vegas, Nevada for the 2019 Consumer Electronic Show, action packed with some of the most innovative technology from around the world. TechUp, a curated service designed by play innovation …

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CES 2020 Kids at Play Awards Top 10 Winners Announced

  Hasbro’s Lightsaber Academy, Virsix Games’ St. Noire and Bandai Namco’s tori have been named among the winners of this year’s Kids at Play Interactive Awards. CES is the showcase for technology and innovation. At the heart of this innovation is a multi-million dollar toy industry, and with this list …

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CES Kids and Family Tech – Calling all innovative toy, play and interactive experiences to enter KAPi Award

CES is the showcase for technology and innovation. At the heart of innovation is a multi-million dollar toy industry that’s committed to growing digitally-adept future citizens. The Kids and FamilyTech Summit at CES provides attendees with what’s new and next in innovation and connected play.  CELEBRATING KIDS AT PLAY INTERACTIVE …

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TechUp showcases the future of play at SXSW 2019

Gamifying the globe, beyond boardgaming and rad robots – the multi-billion dollar opportunity ahead. After a successful launch at WIRED Live and WIRED Next Generation in London and at CES in Las Vegas, TechUp has landed in Austin, Texas to bring together cool, creative, curated connected products and experiences to …

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Board games get a boost from Unicorn Games

The Explorers created by Unicorn Games, part of The Electric Factory’s Incubator Rabbit, is a board game that combines both traditional and augmented reality dynamics. Being a bridge between digital and physical worlds. Unicorn Games took what’s best about board games: sitting around the table, the fun of game time, …

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Immersive playscape from Novalia enjoys CES outing

Touchscapes, by Novalia is an immersive playscape that augments your child’s imagination with natural sound and the power of voice technologies. Players can customise their gaming environment Novalia’s PlayShapes, select your sounds and watch your Child Touch the Hotspots to bring their world to life, with guided play and educational …

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Interactive Media Player Birde flies to CES 2019

Birde is the world’s first smart media player specifically designed for preschool aged children allowing children to independently play audiobooks, music and video content safely.   Birde is made up of three key elements – the blue or purple speaker console, hexagonal shaped Birde content Seeds (music, video or audiobooks) …

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Mekamon – The AR infused robot you want

 MekaMon, by Reach Robotics, the creators of the world’s first AR gaming robot, have announced the upcoming launch of a dedicated education app. Reach Robotics, the creators of the world’s first AR gaming robot, have announced the upcoming launch of a dedicated education app. Operating alongside the existing MekaMon …

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UK start-up smashes it at CES and Nuremberg

  British startup SwapBots, the collectible, customisable toys and game that come to life through augmented reality. The collectible toys use augmented reality to create a spectacular, interactive video game world around a physical toy. By swapping pieces of the SwapBots, the player can influence in-game attributes. The toy is …

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Immersive Play’s Snow Shine, Shines at CES 2019

CES Innovation Honoree, Snow Shine by Immersive Play is the first companion toy of its kind, able to interact with multiple inputs such as Spotify, YouTube, Alexa and more through data over sound technology. Snow Shine is a landmark in the evolution of connectivity and the first companion toy of …

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