Oregon Scientific's SmartGlobeTM - – A Hot Product at the US Toy Fair 2007
SmartGlobeTM Named "Educational Toy of the Year" by the Toy Industry Association
TUALATIN, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oregon Scientific, one of the leading designers and worldwide marketers of personal electronics, announced today its SmartGlobeTM has been named the "Educational Toy of the Year". The "Educational Toy of the Year" award recognizes a toy that helps children develop special skills and/or knowledge. The SmartGlobeTM is on display, along with other innovative youth electronic products from Oregon Scientific at Toy Fair, booth #3037 at the Javits Center.
"The SmartGlobeTM is truly a unique toy, letting kids explore the world with a touch of an electronic pen, and it's the only updatable globe," said Bill Uzell, Executive Vice President of Oregon Scientific. "The SmartGlobeTM is an innovative globe, as it is always up-to-date, making it a truly evergreen product and one that grows along with the child."
With the SmartGlobeTM, children from kindergarten through high school can learn history, geography and cultural facts about countries from around the world. Children can explore independently or play with activities for up to four children.
The SmartGlobeTM has been recognized by other leading parenting organizations including Dr. Toy's "10 Best Educational Products," iParenting Media, The Great American Toy Test, The National Parenting Center and Toy Wishes Magazine.
About Oregon Scientific:
Founded in 1989 in Portland, Oregon USA, a place which values quality of life and an area of sheer beauty, Oregon Scientific is becoming the world’s leading designer and marketer of upscale lifestyle electronic products with SMART LIVING concept. Its vision is to create innovative award-winning products that combine the latest technology and stylish design, building a bridge between people and technology, helping people to understand their environment and enhance their daily lives.
Oregon Scientific is a global brand that offers six distinct product collection, ranging from its hallmark of timing and weather devices to sport & fitness, electronic learning, telecommunication, baby care and digital entertainment products that are designed to meet the diverse needs of its customers to enhance the way we live, work and play.
Electronic Learning offers a variety of educational and fun kid-friendly electronics ranging from interactive laptops and books to small gadgets for on-the-go learning. The Internet updatable SmartGlobe, the ultimate waterproof self-contained action cam ATC2K, licenses laptops from Mattel, Batman(TM) and Superman(TM) bring activities to life, enhancing the imagination and connection to learning and fun. Oregon Scientific's Electronic Learning will help take learning sky-high.