Bangalore-based educational solutions Metis Learning, has launched the tablet targeting children of 2-10 years of age group and features a wide range of educational content. According to reports, Eddy is based on a concept of game-based learning.

This Android tablet is equipped with over 150 high-quality learning games, linked to school curriculum and covers key learning areas such as language, math, science and creativity.
According to reports, children can read books, learn to play the piano, explore the world and the universe as well as practice math through games on Eddy. It also comes with an exclusive app recommendation engine for parents which recommend the most suitable learning apps for kids.

Speaking at the launch, Metis Learning CEO Bharat Gulia said: "India is a huge potential market for tablets and the country saw the sale of about 4.5 million units last year."     

Eddy is the only tablet to map school curriculum to games and has been designed by a team with over 100 years of combined experience, he added.

 On being asked about the units it plans to sell, Gulia said: "We expect to sell about 50,000 units in the first year." The 7-inch screen tablet sports a 1.6 GhZ dual core processor with 1 GB RAM and an internal memory of 8 GB, which can be expanded to 32 GM with a micro SD card. A 3200 mAH battery ensures more than 4 hours of continuous usage time on full charge.
The tablet has been manufactured in China, Gulia said. "Eddy is set to usher a new paradigm for early year's education in India with its concept of game-based learning," he added.
A team of seasoned educators and experts behind Eddy have ensured that only games which are highly engaging, violence-free and enjoyable for children are selected.