Two of the hottest products at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas were a tablet-friendly, potty-training seat for toddlers and a tablet designed for infants. Everyone knows kids love touch screens, so manufacturers are wasting no time catering to this youthful inclination.
The iPotty for iPad is a toilet-training potty that features an attached stand to securely hold an iPad 2, 3, or 4 for entertaining toddlers seated on the device. CTA Digital claims the Apple App Store already offers dozens of helpful potty-training apps and interactive books that work well with the device.
The iPotty stand can be rotated 360° to allow horizontal and vertical views. It can also be adjusted to three positions or removed entirely to adjust for storage.
A removable touch screen cover protects the tablet against messy hands and smudges, and the seat, inner potty bowl, and splash guard can be removed for easy cleaning. The iPotty converts to a child activity seat in seconds with the included seat cover.
CTA Digital is a NY-based accessory manufacturer for gaming and iPad peripherals, including the fantastic Pedestal Stand with T.P. Roll Holder for iPad. The CTA Digital's 2-in-1 iPotty with Activity Seat for iPad is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com for $39.99.
InnoTab 2 Baby by VTech is the first tablet designed with a growing child in mind, with special content geared towards even the youngest of learners. Designed for toddlers and older children, the unit includes learning games and other activities, including a simple Noah's Ark e-book, sing-along nursery rhyme songs, and drawing and coloring applications.
The unit features a bright, 5-inch color touch screen with a soft, removable gel bumper to protect it from drops and tumbles. A built-in, rotatable 1.3MP camera is also part of the package, plus an extensive software cartridge library allows the tablet to grow right along with a child.
VTech has been developing age-appropriate, high-quality learning toys since 1980 and is the creator of the award-winning V.Smile TV Learning System. The InnoTab 2 Baby comes pre-loaded with 16 infant-related apps including learning games, songs, creativity apps, baby's first e-book, and over 100 signs from the leading baby sign language organization, Baby Signs, Inc.
The tablet is designed for children 12 months to 9 years old and sells for $89.00. It is currently available exclusively at WalMart stores or at Walmart.com.
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