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Pushing the limits of augmented reality books

Nickelodeon launches new PAW Patrol preschool app

Cracking the code

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Crafting up kids content: Amazon debuts Annedroids

Bicycle-adorned carousels, high-tech hammocks and a junkyard full of materials just waiting to be turned into quirky inventions. These are just some of the features Kidscreen encountered while visiting the set of Annedroids, the latest original kids series produced for Amazon’s Prime video streaming service.

Welcome to Guru Arcade, game on!

In a move to further strengthen its interactive output with more original game development, Toronto Canada’s Guru Studio has launched a new division entitled Guru Arcade.

Google, Netflix and Amazon to present at Canuck regulatory hearings

Good content can find success online without regulation – that’s the message VOD services are presenting to Canadians this fall.

PlayKids 2.0 takes on SVOD giants

After becoming the number one grossing iOS kids app last year, Movile’s PlayKids is set to take on SVOD giants like Netflix and Amazon by launching PlayKids 2.0.

NCircle, Hulu form exclusive pact for kids content

US-based streaming service Hulu has inked a deal with NCircle Entertainment for its kids content, including hit shows The Gruffalo, Dino Dan, Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! and The Wiggles.

Designing apps that transcend borders

Trevor Lai, founder and CEO of the Shanghai-based UP Studios, recently spoke at CMC about Chinese IP and international companies doing business in China. He followed up his speech with a Google Hangout, discussing how to design apps for the Chinese market, as well as creating apps that are hits in both China and the US.


Check out the summer edition iKids Digital! We’ve got the scoop on app market consolidation, how technology is changing the Maker Movement and where to find some of the most innovative startups in North America.


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