Samsung and Fingerprint team up for kids app initiative in Asia

Samsung and Fingerprint team up for kids app initiative in Asia

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Parents must navigate a difficult line when deciding what, when and how to expose their children to mobile content. While it’s easy to just set Junior up in front of Angry Birds and go about errands, finding entertainment with educational value is ideal — if somewhat hampered by the fact that it’s difficult to actually measure the educational quality of apps. But according to Polygon, that’s exactly the challenge Samsung will tackle in its new program, developed in a partnership with kids app curation company Fingerprint: The Mobile Play and Learn Network for Kids.

Available to Samsung customers in Southeast Asia and Oceania starting in Q1 of 2014, the specialized app platform will curate educational apps specifically designed for children between the ages of three and seven. The press release indicates that families will be able to create a unified account — offering personalized reports and suggestions for each child…

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