US plaything manufacturer Techno Source has sewn up an agreement with CIDE Interactive, a French tech company, to distribute the Kurio line of Android-based tablets in the US and Canada.
The featured item in the line is the Kurio7, an advanced Android-based, 7-inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi-enabled tablet that comes complete with a range of parental controls.
The tablet is specifically designed for use by kids and teens and is packaged in a durable, protective shell.
A complete range of Kurio add-on accessories including travel carrying cases, car mount systems, headphones, external speakers, styles, shaped USB keys, digital cameras, and external keyboards will also be available at Kurio retailers.
Kurio tablets, available in 7-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch models will retail from US$199 to US$329 apiece.
The complete range of Kurio kid-friendly devices will be available at mass and specialty retailers in the US and Canada in time for back to school.