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Toon Boom and Toon Goggles Launch Creative App for Android

Powered by two-time Emmy® Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. (toonboom.com), the market leader in content creation technology, and developed with the leading online kids channel Toon Goggles (toongoggles.com), the innovative free portal that provides valuable viewing data to content producers, Boom Goggles is a new creative app designed for Android.

As a family activity or among loved ones, playing with Boom Goggles delivers loads of excitement and magic. Android users can explore their creative touch and animate anything by playing.

Boom Goggles is available in the Google Play Store as a free and a premium $2.99 version. The Premium version includes a greater number of templates, unlimited usage of creative tools and the camera capture feature.

"Pairing with Toon Goggles, we are pleased to release this fun app for Android that enables anyone to build a strong creative bond while having fun," said Joan Vogelesang, President and Chief Executive Officer at Toon Boom.

"We here at Toon Goggles are very excited about the Boom Goggles application and look forward to its adoption by children and its use as an educational tool internationally. Like Toon Goggles, Toon Boom Animation holds high standards for its products and services and we are honored to have been chosen as partners for this project,” said Stephen Hodge, Managing Director, Toon Goggles, Inc.

Putting full steam on fun apps, Toon Boom is also actively developing new apps for iPad, Windows 8 and RT. Making creativity part of a cool lifestyle, anyone can create on-the-go, as well as share videos and photos on social media.

About Toon Boom Animation Inc.

Toon Boom Animation Inc. (toonboom.com) is the worldwide leader in digital content and animation creation software, delivering products and services online to its global community. Toon Boom carries user-friendly applications for all, catering to children, home users, creative professionals as well as students, educators and schools. Toon Boom is fully dedicated to education and goes far beyond just developing technology and curriculums that will enhance the classroom experience. Toon Boom is an influential advocate of bringing industry and education together, while partnering with value-added partners to help students achieve their goals.

At the high-end studio level, Toon Boom offers a wide product range from powerful pre-production tools to leading-edge animation production solutions. Relying on its extensive expertise in animation production, Toon Boom provides consulting services in the fields of optimization, pipeline integration, production assistance and custom development.

About Toon Goggles

ToonGoggles.com is the premiere 24/7 online destination for children’s entertainment. The safe and protected children’s online channel offers a vast and diverse amount of child and parent friendly cartoons (clips, trailers, episodes, games and features). Toon Goggles launched its subscriber-based service in early September, but continues to offer users limited content for free by providing an option to view up to three episodes of the platform’s library of diverse content for free, including free access to all educational programming. The platform is fully COPPA-compliant (Children Online Privacy Protection Act), boasting a strictly enforced screening process to ensure that all content presented is clean, safe and age appropriate. Designed specifically for children to be in charge of their viewing experience; to watch their own personally selected programming, watching what they want, when they want and where they want. As such, Toon Goggles encourages parents to review the Toon Goggles diverse content and take part in their children’s enjoyable viewing and browsing experience.

Toon Goggles is available on all smart phones and tablet computers for viewing anywhere, at any time. Toon Goggles iOS app is available for download in the iTunes App Store and for Android in the Google Play Store. Most recently, Toon Goggles became available to download for free in the KIDO'Z App Store, the Toon Goggles app includes 100's of videos that have been divided into six categories; girl, boy, comedy, action, pre-school, and educational and the children’s entertainment platform can be found on the Meep! and Kurio7 Children’s Tablets.

Link to download the Toon Goggles iOS App:

http://itunes.apple.com/app/toon-goggles-cartoons-for/id491158457?mt=8

Link to download the Toon Goggles Android App:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.toongoggles.a&feature=more_from_developer#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEwMiwiY29tLnRvb25nb2dnbGVzLmEiXQ.

We feel that children should be able to view cartoons based off their own likes and interests. We make it simple for them with six different category offerings and an easy keyword search box. At Toon Goggles, children can create their own Facepage and add their favorite cartoons to their Toonstrip for future viewing. We want children to be in charge of their viewing experience and watch the content they want, when they want and where they want. As such, we encourage parents to review Toon Goggles and participate in their children’s viewing and browsing experience.

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