Reported by Reyne Rice, Toy Trend Analyst, New York City, USA
First posted on the YourToyCom.com blog forum and community website serving the toys, games and childrens’ technology industries, on behalf of the Spielwarenmesse. Spielwarenmesse is the leading and largest International ToyFair in the world, held annually in Nuremberg, Germany in early February.
This past week, at the International CES 2013, where the biggest players in technology reveal their most important launches to kick off the new year, the official announcement of the award winners in the KAPI (Kids at Play) technology category were also honored.
The most promising new achievements, and key innovators in children’s technology are awarded this coveted top prize. As one of the jurors for this award competition, it is always very challenging (and rewarding) to be a part of the lively debate which evolves around what is truly ground-breaking in this segment of the tech sector. These products influence, guide, teach and engage our youngest consumers of technology.
The winners were announced by Robin Raskin, founder of Living in Digital Times, a key innovator and tech guru , and contributor to the CES annual conferences and show floor exhibits, and Warren Buckleitner, Ph. D, the Editor of the Children’s Technology Review and a columnist for the New York Times on children’s tech.