Partnership will bring specially themed product systems.
Today Kano, a leader in interactive storytelling, announced a two-year collaboration deal with Disney’s Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products group. The first item out of the deal will be a Star Wars themed product system that will launch in the second half of 2019.
Kano is a pioneer in innovative experiences, including the STEM-category-creating Kano Computer Kit and Kano World, “the kids GitHub,” with over 1.8M members and 800,000 creations written by beginners as young as four and as old as 81. The company closed 2018 with a highly awarded product lineup, receiving numerous awards, reviews, and accolades. The list includes the TIME Best Inventions 2018, 2019 Toy of the Year Award finalist and a CES Innovation Awards Winner.
“Our goal at Kano is to take you on a journey, unlocking powers in yourself and others, through the medium of technology – from wands that really work, to computers you make yourself, and more,” said Alex Klein, co-founder, and CEO of Kano, “Collaborating with Disney is a blessing. We can combine connected, creative technologies with some of the most memorable stories ever told.”
Both companies will work together to develop new products that put intelligent entertainment elements at the forefront and offer immersive experiences, bridging the physical and digital worlds in a way only Kano can deliver.