“The Digital Kids Summit is validation that the world of connected play is finally here!” – Matt MacBeth, Co-Founder and CEO of pi lab / Edwin the Duck and Startup Pitch Coach
AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB)
September 14, 2017
Digital Kids Media hosts the Digital Kids Summit, a two-day exclusive event with more than 50+of the most influential trailblazers shaping the future of how kids play, learn and interact with the world around them through digital media, connected play, education and technology.
Featured speakers from digital content and experiential powerhouses include Mattel, BBC, PBS Kids, Amazon, pocket.watch, NPR’s Tinkercast, Tate Kids, and GoldieBlox.
Chris M. Williams, Founder and CEO of pocket.watch presents the Keynote: Meeting Kids in the White Space; Pushing Beyond the Limits, where he will share how watching his own children’s digital consumption habits has impacted his perspective on the future of kids’ digital media.
Gary Clay will share how Amazon Education pulled together a team of game developers and children’s book editors to determine how to foster reading confidence in reluctant readers in his talk Game Developers designing Kids Apps – Lessons learned from the Amazon Education Giant.
Content is King Regardless of the Platform will discuss business strategies, the role of gender in content and creating meaningful experiences for kids and parents through podcasts, social media and emerging technologies such as VR, AR, IoT and more.
Additionally, Juniper forecasts that 224 million smart toys will be shipped worldwide in 2017; with that kind of growth Digital Kids Media is highlighting the future of connected play, ranging from robotics, IoT, connectivity through sound to every reality possible, VR, AR, XR and more.
Speakers include Sphero, Chirp, Merge, Dynepic’s iOKids, Collabsco, Wonder Workshop, Primo Toys, TagHive, Wantu, Kidloom and Seedling.
Sphero, Wonder Workshop, b8ta, Primo Toys and Pflugerville ISD will discuss Engaging Consumers in the Classroom and Beyond while Chirp’s Marco Carvalho, EVP Americas and Chief Strategy Officer will discuss Chirp’s data-over-sound technology in his talk, Connectivity Amplified.
“Our business is growing rapidly in the US as customers see how our data-over-sound…