The Fisher-Price reveals the Think and Learn Smart Cycle stationary bike for kids. It is a brilliant way to combat the inactive behavior of little kids on tablets. The bike was created to experience physical play with four companion apps where the app content tied to pedal speed and motion as well as handlebar steering.
It is a Bluetooth enabled bike and compatible with smartphones. It is designed for children ages three to six. It also comes with an adjustable tablet holder to fit various tablets sizes. Seats are adjustable too depending on the size of the kid.
The Think and Learn Smart Cycle bike allows riders to play games on a tablet or smart TV while pedaling. The included app features an age-appropriate gameplay based on a curriculum of math, science and social studies. Parents can also buy additional education focused apps like SpongeBob SquarePants, Blaze and the monster Machines, and Shimmer and Shine.
The bike comes with a mounted handlebars that wirelessly connected via Bluetooth that enable kids to control one of four downloadable iOS or Android games through the speed of their pedaling. It can also be connected to a large screen using apps running on hardware like Smart Television that supports Android TV and Apple TV. The app dashboard will tell parents how much their kids have spent time in peddling and duration of what they have learned.
It comes with two modes which include Explore/Encounter Mode and Arcade Game Mode. For the Explore or Encounter Mode, the child pedals to drive through various environments. While in the Arcade Mode, the child can take a pit-a-stop into an arcade game that can be played using a joystick.
The Think and Learn Smart Cycle bike is an interactive based on the kids pedaling forward or backward at certain speeds and steering the handlebar. The bike is expected to hit stores around mid-2017 and with a retail price of $150.