Taking augmented reality to the masses, Ottawa, Canada-based publisher Mercury Inpress has released its first book series based on AR brand Incredebooks and secured a deal with Mind Candy for AR coloring and activity books.
Nigel Pickard, who stepped down as CEO of Zodiak UK Kids and chair of The Foundation earlier this year, has joined new UK-based content company Dial Square 86 as a director.
Tween-oriented video social network Viddiverse has partnered with Pencils of Promise, a charity dedicated to building schools and improving the quality of education for kids around the world.
MarVista Digital Entertainment has inked a VOD deal with New York-based distributor iN DEMAND that will significantly expand the reach of MarVista’s family, teen and tween content library across North America.
A new deal forged by independent Canadian broadcaster Channel Zero will see 24-hour South Asian children’s channel Halla Bol! Kids TV become the first channel in the Hindi-language kids category on US pay-TV provider DISH Network this summer.