Len Klie

TTS Lets Kids Take PAW Patrol on the Go

Ematic, an innovator in children’s educational and entertainment tech products, today released the PAW Patrol Portable DVD Player Bundle, a kid-friendly DVD and CD player that features text-to-speech functionality capable of converting written text and button inputs into voice output for use in a variety of ways.

The PAW Patrol Portable DVD Player’s built in TTS functionality allows children with visual impairments to enjoy their favorite Nickelodeon media without limitation. It features the beloved characters from PAW Patrol, Nickelodeon’s top-rated animated series starring a pack of heroic rescue pups. Produced by Spin Master Entertainment, the series features a curriculum that focuses on citizenship, social skills, and problem-solving.

“It is an honor to partner with Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids and specifically PAW Patrol as the property aligns so perfectly with this new portable DVD player bundle,” said Roy Rayn, president of  Ematic, in a statement. “At Ematic, we fell in love with PAW Patrol and its values.  The heroic characters are beloved by kids everywhere and are a wonderful way to introduce the new text-to-speech technology to kids with the PAW Patrol DVD Player.”

The PAW Patrol DVD  Player also includes a built-in stereo speaker, picture viewer with 180-degree screen tilt and swivel, multilanguage on-screen display, and MP3 player. This bundle also comes with a pair of PAW Patrol-branded headphones so kids can listen to their favorite shows and movies privately, and is all packed into a kid-friendly PAW Patrol-branded case. Additionally, a free episode of PAW Patrol is included in the bundle via VUDU.

The first in a collection of upcoming PAW Patrol products being offered by Ematic and Nickelodeon, the PAW Patrol Portable DVD Player Bundle is available at Wal-Mart stores and on walmart.com for $79.99.