By Stuart Thomson
Technology company Access Europe has teamed up with digital media outfit Fingerprint Digital to bring the latter’s Kidomi kids entertainment app to vehicles via the Access Twine for Car in-vehicle infotainment system.
The agreement will bring t Fingerprint’s Kidomi app to rear-seat entertainment screens globally.
Kidomi is an all-in-one kids app delivering family-friendly content with thousands of hours of premium games, videos, books, podcasts, audio stories and music from leading global brands, including Hasbro, DreamWorks Animation, Crayola, Toca Boca, Hopster and Curious World.
The app delivers an ad-free subscription experience and has a dashboard that allows parents to manage screen time, set limits by activity and filter favourite content for kids, while a detailed activity feed provides insight into kids learning patterns and usage habits, according to Access.
Access Twine is a white label in-car app store and content solution that is designed to enable automotive companies to provide entertainment services including video, audio, live TV and games on the car head unit, rear-seat entertainment devices and retail devices. Twine4Car works with Android, Linux and QNX-based systems, and is pre-integrated with major DRM solutions, according to Access.
“We’re excited to be partnering with Fingerprint to bring fully embedded entertainment experiences through the Kidomi app to children and young families via rear-seat entertainment screens. “The Kidomi entertainment app is a great addition to our portfolio, offering both entertainment and educational content suited to any journey type. We can now enable OEMs to offer content that will keep young kids entertained while ensuring parents can keep their eyes on the road,” says Global Product Director at Access Europe, Sven Eckoldt.
“We’re incredibly excited about our partnership with Access; it opens the automotive market to us and expands our reach beyond the successful distribution partnerships we have been building with mobile carriers, device OEMs and OTT/Pay TV platforms,” said Chief Revenue Officer of Fingerprint, Kimberly Verbonitz. “We’re delighted to bring the joy of our on-demand, multimedia Kidomi super app to families on the go, hopefully banishing backseat boredom forever.”