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Scholastic and Intel partner on new gaming experience

Scholastic Media has announced a collaboration with computing giant Intel Corporation to design interactive gaming content for kids that will feature Intel's RealSense technology, which enables voice and gesture interaction, that will feature two of Scholastic's most well-known IPs - Clifford the Big Red Dog and I Spy.
January 7, 2014

Scholastic Media has announced a collaboration with computing giant Intel Corporation to design interactive gaming content for kids that will feature Intel’s RealSense technology, which enables voice and gesture interaction, that will feature two of Scholastic’s most well-known IPs – Clifford the Big Red Dog and I Spy.

Scholastic unveiled new interactive game ‘Clifford’s Reading Adventures‘ at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The game demonstrates Intel’s RealSense 3D camera and the portable all-in-one PC’s ability to create natural human interaction and immersive experiences. The pAIO is a new category of PC that features  a sleek, lay-flat, battery-based design with a larger, high definition screen and multi-user functionality.

The technology encourage kids ages three and up to become active participants within Clifford stories using motion-based interactions, or voicing story elements, to advance the experience while learning  literacy skills and reading fundamentals. The game features four interactive animated adventures that allow players to interact with their favorite Clifford characters.

Scholastic and Intel will also partner on ‘I SPY Challenger‘ – an interactive multiplayer board game that promotes collaborative play for kids ages 6 and up. The game includes more than 60 I SPY riddles with seek and find play; three different play modes; simultaneous multiplayer and speed rounds.

Both games will be available for Windows Desktop and Windows Metro, and several new games are in development for through 2015.

 

 

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