pi lab to Unveil New Physical & Animated Characters and Updated SQUACK 2.0™ Technology
CARMEL, IN, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Edwin the Duck™ (www.edwintheduck.com), the app-connected, smart rubber duck created by entertainment technology company pi lab, is thrilled to announce its return to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, January 5-8, 2017.
The recipient of a 2016 Innovation Award from Kids at Play interactive, Edwin is the world's first Smart Duck; an app-connected toy with personality who guides children through an animated world of stories, games, and songs.
At CES 2017 pi lab will introduce new characters such as Edwin's little sister Ellie and his best friend Louis the panda, in both the physical and animated form. pi lab will also unveil its updated exclusive technology platform SQUACK 2.0™ which enables rubber duck Edwin to control animated Edwin within the app through taps, turns, and twists. There will also be a live performance by Edwin's band "The Wingmen" each day at the booth.
"We are thrilled to be returning to CES after an amazing show last year," said Don Inmon, President and Co-Founder, pi lab. "There are lots of exciting things in store for Edwin in 2017 and we are looking forward to unveiling what's next for this loveable smart duck."
"At pi lab we believe that technology can be fused with imagination, fun and creativity and Edwin really is the product of this belief," said Matt MacBeth, CEO and Co-Founder, pi lab. "We are thrilled with how Edwin has been received by both the industry and consumers, and we are excited to give fans new loveable characters and content that we know they will enjoy."
Both Don Inmon, President & Co-Founder, and Matt MacBeth, CEO & Co-Founder, will be speaking on panels during the Kids @ Play Summit on January 6, 2017.
January 5-8, 2017
Venue: Sands, Level 2, Halls A-D, Booth #44747 (Family & Technology Marketplace)
Kids @ Play Summit
January 6, 2017
Panel: Building a Digital Age Toy Industry Time: 8AM-9AM Venue: Venetian, Level 4
Lando 4301 Panelist: Don Inmon
Panel: A Kid's Best Friend: Exploring Tech Companions Time: 9AM-9:20AM Venue: Venetian, Level 4
Lando 4301 Panelist: Matt MacBeth
Edwin is a lovable sidekick for parents of newborns and toddlers, and a friend who grows with your child. The BPA-free and adorably soft physical toy includes a collection of apps which are fun for kids and helpful to parents, with content in constant development:
EDWIN'S INTERACTIVE LEARN AND PLAY APP
Interactive Stories Tap, turn, and toss Edwin to help him solve puzzles and play games while reading along during story time in his app.
Educational Games Edwin's technology combines learning and fun. Play games using Edwin to control the animated world, without touching the screen!
BATH TIME APP
Bath Thermometer Use Edwin's bath time app to check your baby's bath temperature to ensure it is never too warm for your baby.
Waterproof Speaker Equipped with a BLUETOOTH® speaker, Edwin plays songs and sound effects from his app, and you can stream your favorite music through him!
SLEEPY TIME APP
Night Light Let Edwin bring your little one comfort with his built-in night light! Use your phone or tablet to set a timer and adjust Edwin's illumination.
Sound Soother The easy to use Sleepy Time app comes with sleep sounds and lullabies, as well as volume and timer controls you can set using your phone or tablet.
For more information please visit www.edwintheduck.com
About pi lab:
The team at pi lab believes in the power of imagination. We invent product experiences that transform the way children and families learn because we are inspired by the fun and joy we discover from the creative process.
SOURCE pi lab