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Press release 7th of July 2020

Kide Science starts cooperation with TCL Communications, a leading international consumer electronics company

Finnish early science education company Kide Science announced cooperation with TCL Communication's new kids' education tablet, which is planned to launch in September. New kids tablet is paired with innovative technology supporting children's physical development and expert-curated content from 30 other high-quality educational software vendors made for families with children 3-10 years-old. 

CEO of Kide Science, Sari Hurme-Mehtälä says: "Our goal is to provide access for more children to have quality education. We want parents and children to have meaningful moments together to find out how the world around them functions." Kide Science develops young children's scientific thinking skills through engaging, hands-on experiments that solve real science problems. Its scalable online platform is accessible via all these new kids tablets. It provides parents with lesson materials and guidance on how to lead hands-on, playful science education for 3-10 year-olds. 

"TCL Communications has become one of the fastest-growing tablet PC suppliers, and there is a huge demand from families at the moment for home learning. We are excited that Kide Science has made their research-based quality content for families at home so we can offer it to our customers that want to make sure their kids have access to better learning moments. Over the next 3-5 years, we will strive to become the world leader in tablets for children's education," says Li Jizhong, general manager of TCL Communications smart mobile screen product line. By the end of 2020, over 3 million kids tablets will be shipped to 15 countries, from which one-third of the tablets shipped will go to the USA.

Kide Science offers already content for families which is accessible through their website. Still, the kids' tablet will be a significant channel opportunity for Kide Science to reach millions of families interested in educating 3-10 year-old children at home.

About Kide Science:

Kide Science develops young children's scientific thinking skills through engaging hands-on experiments that solve real science problems. The company’s proven pedagogical method predicts better learning outcomes in school and is based on years of rigorous academic research conducted by Founder Jenni Vartiainen, Ph.D. Its scalable online platform provides teachers and parents with training and lesson materials to lead hands-on, playful STEAM education for 3-10 year-olds. For more information, please visit kidescience.com or contact CEO Sari Hurme-Mehtälä, sari@kidescience.com

About TCL Communications: 

TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCL Communication) designs, manufactures and markets an expanding portfolio of mobile devices and services worldwide through a comprehensive, multi-brand portfolio that includes TCL, Alcatel and BlackBerry branded products. Additionally, TCL Communication is the brand owner, R&D developer and manufacturing partner of Palm branded devices. The company's products are sold in more than 160 countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Incorporated in Hong Kong, TCL Communication operates its own manufacturing in China as well as global R&D centers. For more information, please visit tclcom.com.

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