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1990s Zoombinis revived for touchscreen generation

Cupcake Digital intros kids SVOD app


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Disney, Mattel merge physical and virtual play in new Cars app

Exactly one month since Disney merged its consumer products and interactive businesses, the mega-division has released Cars Daredevil Garage,  a new toy-integrated app that syncs with Mattel’s 2015 line of diecast cars.


Lawless to rep Eddie is a Yeti in North America

L.A.-based Lawless Entertainment has been chosen as the North American licensing, merchandising and publishing agent for Eddie is a Yeti, a new CGI-animated co-production from kids on-demand entertainment service Toon Goggles and Mondo TV.


1990s Zoombinis revived for touchscreen generation

iKids Weekly takes a closer look at the re-launch of classic ’90s educational game Zoombinis. After wading through myriad rights issues, several of the original creators came together to update the property for this generation, soliciting input from longtime fans.


Cupcake Digital intros kids SVOD app

Kids app powerhouse Cupcake Digital is throwing its hat into the SVOD ring with NetKids, a new mobile app that houses a mix of video, book and activity content from top kids brands like Strawberry Shortcake.


Technicolor strengthens animation and games division

Technicolor has tapped ex-Disney Interactive exec Sean Mullen (pictured) and David Kern to bolster its feature animation and game engine capabilities.


ABC Kids launches new gaming app

Australian preschool broadcaster ABC Kids has launched a new iPad app with games featuring the channel’s most popular shows, Play School, Giggle and Hoot and Bananas in Pyjamas.


Magazine

Our spring edition of iKids Digital is now available! We’re taking a look at the looming rise of VR in kids entertainment, how MCNs are boosting the marketing might of kidsnets, and the rise of artificial intelligence in kids tech toys.

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