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Pentagram and Yoto design screen-free audio player for children

19 February 2020

kid laughing while listening to audio

The player has a slot where physical cards are inserted. It has two buttons that can be pushed and twisted for playback and audio control. The content cards are divided into six categories: stories, music, podcast, activities, sound effects, and radio.

Users can purchase a make your own card, which allows children to draw and upload their own homemade content.


Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose. 1
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to explain how people’s perception of technology impacts on future technological development. 5

Image courtesy of Ben White on Unsplash.

Keywords: toy, digital, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technology

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