Kids’ Entertainment Hub Toon Goggles Goes Live on VIZIO Smart TVs
Los Angeles, CA August 4, 2014
Leading children’s streaming video service Toon Goggles, announced today the availability of its app on VIZIO smart TVs through the brand’s connected platform VIZIO Internet Apps Plus®, the latest generation smart TV platform from America’s #1 Smart TV company1. The kid-safe and parent-friendly online entertainment destination adds VIZIO to its long list of partners throughout the smart TV and smartphone markets.
“Our mission is to give children and parents options on what they can view and where they can view it,” said Stephen L. Hodge, Managing Director of Toon Goggles and father of three. “We are honored and excited to have been selected by VIZIO to bring our leadership in On-Demand Entertainment for Children to their ever-growing selection of excellent streaming video services. Our hours of great high-definition content geared towards children will surely be enjoyed on the large screens VIZIO has become well known for.”
Through VIZIO Internet Apps Plus, which can be found on the latest VIZIO smart TVs including the 2014 E-Series and M-Series collections, kids can now stream Toon Goggles and enjoy a wide variety of animated and live action shows. VIZIO Internet Apps Plus allows consumers to access the hottest movies, TV, music and games by easily browsing through a collection of their favorite apps. The platform features an app dock that overlays across the bottom of the screen for quick, at-a-glance access to seven of the user’s favorite apps without interrupting on-screen content.
“As a leader in the smart TV space, we’re excited to add Toon Goggles and their collection of children’s programming to our VIZIO Internet Apps Plus platform,” said Lily Knowles, Vice President of Product Marketing, VIZIO. “VIZIO has an active installed base of users, which includes many families with young children. It’s great to bring even more quality, family entertainment to our users so they can easily enjoy it together on the big screen.”
Toon Goggles offers one of the largest libraries of short form animation content, as well as a robust library catering to kids of all ages. Children can watch popular and unique shows from around the world, including Dibo the Gift Dragon, Puppy in My Pocket and Bernard, as well as beloved cartoons like Monk and Ribert and Robert’s Wonderworld.
1 The NPD Group / Weekly Tracking Service, Flat Panel TV units with Apps included, Dec 30 2012 – May 24 2014