Welcome!

News Feed Item

Fuhu, Intel Team Up on First Intel-Based Android* Tablet Just for Kids

Intel-Powered DreamTab Redefines Kids' Technology Experiences

EL SEGUNDO, CA and SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/07/14 --


NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fuhu Inc. and Intel collaborated to deliver the best technology for DreamTab, the new powerful educational and entertainment tablet for kids.
  • Powered by the latest Intel® Atom™ processor (Bay Trail), the DreamTab Android* tablet is expected to be available globally in June.
  • The DreamTab will feature an exclusive CreativeStudio "Be an Artist" animation program to help kids create their favorite animated DreamWorks*character.

Fuhu Inc., known for creating cutting-edge tablets and applications for children, today announced the new DreamTab tablet. Designed to deliver grown-up technology but built just for kids, the tablet is the result of collaboration between Fuhu, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc.* and Intel Corporation and is designed to deliver fun educational and entertainment experiences that transform the way kids learn, play and grow through technology. The new tablets will be available starting in June.

"We are dedicated to providing kids new and engaging experiences in learning and entertainment integrating the most up-to-date and powerful technology in the market," said Jim Mitchell, CEO, Fuhu. "With Intel Inside, we are provided with the power and performance to deliver amazing experiences, limitless creativity and professional tools for kids to animate and tell stories in the palm of their hands."

Based on Intel's new 64-bit enabled Intel® Atom™ Z3740 processor ("Bay Trail"), the DreamTab will offer lightning-fast performance, powerful graphics capabilities, long battery life, and rich, immersive educational and entertainment experiences. Combined with a new operating system layer on Android*, it will be a powerful Android-based tablet that includes advances in stylus, touch-screen and NFC technologies.

"We are excited to collaborate with Fuhu, a leader in tablets for children, and bring Intel technology to its next-generation DreamTab," said Hermann Eul, vice president and general manager for Intel's Mobile and Communications Group. "This is just one example of the leading educational and entertainment experiences our companies can deliver together with Intel Inside."

The DreamTab will include Fuhu's signature Wings Learning System™ solution and a new feature, the interactive Creative Studio "Be an Artist" program, built exclusively for the DreamTab. Kids will be able to create their favorite DreamWorks characters in an interactive workshop featuring cutting-edge integrated animation tools. Wings Learning System™ will also work in conjunction with first-of-its-kind offline Bluetooth*-enabled workbooks, bringing together offline and online learning experiences.

In addition to the enhanced Wings Learning System™, Fuhu will also be launching its next-generation OS overlay titled Blue Morpho, highlighting all new features in learn, play and grow in a safe environment:

  • Advanced parental controls allow moms/dads to set time limits, add nabi coins to a kid's account, and lock or unlock features. The controls also provide for a COPPA-compliant/kid-safe e-mail, text and photo sharing capability that is one-of-a-kind and can integrate with parents' own mobile devices. With all-new content created for the DreamTab by DreamWorks acclaimed filmmakers to bring these innovative controls to life, kids can now customize their own tablet experience from sign on to shut down with exclusive character moments encouraging them to study, go out and play, or wake up in the morning.
  • With NFC (near field communication) gaming technology, figurines come to life online by tapping on the tablet. The initial game, School of Dragons, an educational multiplayer online experience, will feature DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon franchise.
  • Custom-built "nabi Play" features the widest variety of kids programming -- from DreamWorks Animation as well as Nick*, Disney*, Cartoon Network* and other leading children's content sources -- comingled in one easy-to-navigate location.
  • Curated App Zone and Treasure Box allow parents and kids to browse, download, purchase apps, games, music, movies, videos, e-books and even real goods with a single click.

Intel believes technology can help educators, leaders and school technology professionals prepare students for a lifetime of success. Based on a decade of real-world collaboration, implementation and research, Intel education solutions are designed to help educators inspire students, to support schools in achieving educational excellence, and to enable better manageability by administrators. Intel delivers holistic solutions, including hardware, software, content, infrastructure and professional development, to help educators engage students in learning and to enhance student achievement.

The Intel Atom Z3000 Processor series delivers leading performance with long battery life. It is Intel's most capable, best-performing platform for its tablets and other sleek mobile devices. It offers a smaller footprint and lower power usage, while also enabling double the compute performance1 and triple the graphics performance2 compared to the previous-generation Intel Atom processor. It also includes Intel® Burst Technology 2.0 with four cores, four threads and 2MB L2 cache. This performance allows people to multi-task, consume and create content, and enjoy a rich experience across on their Android device.

About Fuhu, Inc.
Fuhu, Inc., the creator of the nabi tablet, is the leading designer, seller and innovator of thoughtful consumer products and services for children. Fuhu is committed to creating children's solutions that are: (1) socially responsible, (2) made right, (3) make a difference in people's lives, (4) For Parents. By Parents. ® and (5) dedicated to the intellectual development of children. Fuhu, Inc. is the No. 1 Fastest-Growing Private Company amongst 5,000 in America as ranked by Inc.'s exclusive 32nd Inc. 500|5000 list. Fuhu is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with offices in Denver, San Jose, China, Hong Kong, Taipei and Japan. For more information, visitwww.fuhu.com and www.nabitablet.com.

About Intel

Intel is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world's computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com.

- 30 -

Intel, Intel Atom, the Intel logo are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

Any codenames featured are used internally within Intel to identify products that are in development and not yet publicly announced for release. Customers, licensees and other third parties are not authorized by Intel to use codenames in advertising, promotion or marketing of any product or services and any such use of Intel's internal codenames is at the sole risk of the user.

All products, dates and figures specified are preliminary based on current expectations, and are subject to change without notice. Intel may make changes to specifications and product descriptions at any time, without notice.

1 Based on the geometric mean of a variety of power and performance measurements across various benchmarks. Benchmarks included in this geomean are measurements on browsing benchmarks and workloads including SunSpider* and page load tests on Internet Explorer*, FireFox*, & Chrome*; Dhrystone*; EEMBC* workloads including CoreMark*; Android* workloads including CaffineMark*, AnTutu*, Linpack* and Quadrant* as well as measured estimates on SPECint* rate_base2000 & SPECfp* rate_base2000; on Silvermont preproduction systems compared to Atom processor Z2580. Individual results will vary. SPEC* CPU2000* is a retired benchmark. Performance tests, such as SYSmark and MobileMark, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more information go to: http://www.intel.com/performance

2 Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark and MobileMark, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more information go to http://www.intel.com/performance

*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2491395

CONTACTS:
Grace Ryu
Fuhu
310-227-8230 x1020
Email Contact

Kathy Gill
Intel Corporation
503-696-6151
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Coca-Cola’s Google powered digital signage system lays the groundwork for a more valuable connection between Coke and its customers. Digital signs pair software with high-resolution displays so that a message can be changed instantly based on what the operator wants to communicate or sell. In their Day 3 Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, Greg Chambers, Global Group Director, Digital Innovation, Coca-Cola, and Vidya Nagarajan, a Senior Product Manager at Google, discussed how from store operations and ...
In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Carl J. Levine, Senior Technical Evangelist for NS1, will objectively discuss how DNS is used to solve Digital Transformation challenges in large SaaS applications, CDNs, AdTech platforms, and other demanding use cases. Carl J. Levine is the Senior Technical Evangelist for NS1. A veteran of the Internet Infrastructure space, he has over a decade of experience with startups, networking protocols and Internet infrastructure, combined with the unique ability to it...
"Codigm is based on the cloud and we are here to explore marketing opportunities in America. Our mission is to make an ecosystem of the SW environment that anyone can understand, learn, teach, and develop the SW on the cloud," explained Sung Tae Ryu, CEO of Codigm, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"We're developing a software that is based on the cloud environment and we are providing those services to corporations and the general public," explained Seungmin Kim, CEO/CTO of SM Systems Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"We're focused on how to get some of the attributes that you would expect from an Amazon, Azure, Google, and doing that on-prem. We believe today that you can actually get those types of things done with certain architectures available in the market today," explained Steve Conner, VP of Sales at Cloudistics, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Enterprises are moving to the cloud faster than most of us in security expected. CIOs are going from 0 to 100 in cloud adoption and leaving security teams in the dust. Once cloud is part of an enterprise stack, it’s unclear who has responsibility for the protection of applications, services, and data. When cloud breaches occur, whether active compromise or a publicly accessible database, the blame must fall on both service providers and users. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ben Johnson, C...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
WebRTC is great technology to build your own communication tools. It will be even more exciting experience it with advanced devices, such as a 360 Camera, 360 microphone, and a depth sensor camera. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Masashi Ganeko, a manager at INFOCOM Corporation, introduced two experimental projects from his team and what they learned from them. "Shotoku Tamago" uses the robot audition software HARK to track speakers in 360 video of a remote party. "Virtual Teleport" uses a multip...
"CA has been doing a lot of things in the area of DevOps. Now we have a complete set of tool sets in order to enable customers to go all the way from planning to development to testing down to release into the operations," explained Aruna Ravichandran, Vice President of Global Marketing and Strategy at CA Technologies, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Gemini is Yahoo’s native and search advertising platform. To ensure the quality of a complex distributed system that spans multiple products and components and across various desktop websites and mobile app and web experiences – both Yahoo owned and operated and third-party syndication (supply), with complex interaction with more than a billion users and numerous advertisers globally (demand) – it becomes imperative to automate a set of end-to-end tests 24x7 to detect bugs and regression. In th...
"The reason Tier 1 companies are coming to us is we're able to narrow the gap where custom applications need to be built. They provide a lot of services, like IBM has Watson, and they provide a lot of hardware but how do you bring it all together? Bringing it all together they have to build custom applications and that's the niche that we are able to help them with," explained Peter Jung, Product Leader at Pulzze Systems Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2,...
While some developers care passionately about how data centers and clouds are architected, for most, it is only the end result that matters. To the majority of companies, technology exists to solve a business problem, and only delivers value when it is solving that problem. 2017 brings the mainstream adoption of containers for production workloads. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ben McCormack, VP of Operations at Evernote, discussed how data centers of the future will be managed, how the p...
"Cloud Academy is an enterprise training platform for the cloud, specifically public clouds. We offer guided learning experiences on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and all the surrounding methodologies and technologies that you need to know and your teams need to know in order to leverage the full benefits of the cloud," explained Alex Brower, VP of Marketing at Cloud Academy, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clar...
"There's plenty of bandwidth out there but it's never in the right place. So what Cedexis does is uses data to work out the best pathways to get data from the origin to the person who wants to get it," explained Simon Jones, Evangelist and Head of Marketing at Cedexis, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Data scientists must access high-performance computing resources across a wide-area network. To achieve cloud-based HPC visualization, researchers must transfer datasets and visualization results efficiently. HPC clusters now compute GPU-accelerated visualization in the cloud cluster. To efficiently display results remotely, a high-performance, low-latency protocol transfers the display from the cluster to a remote desktop. Further, tools to easily mount remote datasets and efficiently transfer...