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MEEP! The Tablet for Kids
Meep! Meep! No, it’s not Road Runner coming your way. Instead, it’s a new model of kid-friendly tablet from Oregon Scientific; that’s being called the MEEP!
Based on its press release, the MEEP! tablet will be featuring a 7-inch touch screen display with G-Sensor, Wi-Fi connectivity, and a SD card slot. Since it’s a tablet intended for kids, the MEEP! tablet will have parental controls. Like typical tablets and e-readers, the MEEP! tablet will be offering e-books, movies, music, and apps.
With regard to what Android version it will be running on, there has been no specific information released yet. But the full unveiling of the MEEP! tablet will be at the TIA Toy Fair held in New York, from today until February 15.
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Android-Based MEEP! Tablet to Feature Music, Movies, e-books, Parental Controls and more OREGON SCIENTIFIC MEEP!
Oregon Scientific Unveils MEEP!, a new Android-based tablet for kids! (PRNewsFoto/Oregon Scientific) NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Oregon Scientific, a leading designer and worldwide marketer of personal electronics, today announced its entry into a hot new category: kid’s tablets. Leaving cartridge-based devices behind in the dust, the new Wi-Fi enabled MEEP! tablet runs on the Android operating system and offers music, movies, e-books, and apps from leading developers – all on a large, 7-inch color touch screen! The MEEP! tablet will be unveiled for the first time at the Toy Industry Association’s (TIA) 109th American International Toy Fair this weekend.
Sharing a mobile device is a tough feat, especially for parents, when there is a risk it could be dropped, broken, scratched or rendered useless. The MEEP! tablet is an affordable fix for a tech –hungry generation of kids, featuring a tough design and an enhanced rubber silicon sleeve for added protection. Geared for children age 6 and up, the MEEP! tablet is Wi-Fi enabled, allowing access to a sea of web content that can be downloaded to its internal memory or SD card and viewed from any angle courtesy of the tablet’s internal G-Sensor. All websites and content can be monitored through intuitive parental controls that are adjusted remotely on any computer or mobile device with a browser and an Internet connection.
The MEEP! tablet from Oregon Scientific will feature a variety of accessories sold separately, including musical instruments.