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Interactive Children’s Book Market | Using Interactive Books for Early Literacy to Boost the Market Growth

The global interactive children’s book market size is poised to grow by USD 755.13 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 6% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download a Free Sample of REPORT with COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery Analysis.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Interactive Children’s Books Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

The growing use of interactive books to increase literacy at an early age among children is a major factor driving the demand for the market in focus. With the rising number of children struggling to read, the

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Lumenix Announces Technology Acquisition of the SIMPeds(TM) Artificially Intelligent Monitoring System (AIMS) from Boston Children’s Hospital | News

–  AIMS is an artificially intelligent prototype system, built and developed with clinicians in a clinical environment, that explores the potential of using AI and computer vision to prevent the spread of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) caused by inadequate hand hygiene.

–  By leveraging specially trained neural networks to monitor compliance with hand hygiene policies, AIMS is designed to reduce risk and enhance patient and occupant safety in clinical environments.

–  The acquisition of AIMS is the beginning of an exciting collaboration between Lumenix and SIMPedsTM at Boston Children’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital and the #1 ranked pediatric hospital in the US by U.S. News and World Report.

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Lumenix is pleased to announce its advancement into artificial intelligence through the acquisition of the SIMPedsTM Artificially Intelligent Monitoring System (AIMS) prototype from Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) completed in March

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Over 15,000 children’s homes surprised with free Wi-Fi amid COVID-19 pandemic

Over 15,000 student households in five school districts were gifted with free internet connectivity this morning, as many children struggle with online learning due to unreliable Wi-Fi amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

“Good Morning America,” revealed the surprise today to students attending five public school districts located in Allegheny Valley, Pennsylvania, Jackson, Mississippi, Baltimore, Maryland, Santa Fe, New Mexico and South Bend, Indiana. They will now have five years of free internet connection in their homes, thanks to T-Mobile’s Project 10Million–a program that aims to eventually get free Wi-Fi to 10 million students’ households in the US.

“It means a lot to the community–to narrow the gap, for students to have the opportunity to have internet access at home. It’s amazing,” said Shawn Henderson, principal of Riley High School in South Bend. “We’re blessed, thank you.”

Of the 50 million children learning remotely, between 15 and 16 million lack adequate

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YouTube faces legal battle over children’s privacy



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YouTube is facing a legal battle for allegedly breaching the privacy and data rights of under-13s in the UK.

A claim lodged with the High Court against parent company Google accuses the firm of collecting children’s data without parental consent.

Privacy expert Duncan McCann, who is bringing the action, argues this is a breach of UK and European (EU) law.

A YouTube spokesperson said it does not comment on pending litigation and the platform is not for use by under-13s.

Mr McCann, a father of three children under the age of 13, believes that if the case is successful, damages of between £100 and £500 could be payable to those whose data was breached.

“When the internet first emerged, we used to be worried about how children used the internet, said Mr McCann.

“That is still a problem, but now it’s a two-way street. We need to

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