NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kno, a pioneer in education software, announced that its digital textbook app will debut on Android with the new Samsung GALAXY Note 10.1, providing more choice for parents and students who are heading back to school this fall http://www.samsung.com/us/news/. Kno’s app with over 70 interactive features comes preloaded on the GALAXY Note 10.1, which features Samsung’s advanced S Pen technology to enable handwriting recognition and richer interactivity.
“Samsung has been a leader in Android tablets and their commitment to education technology is underscored by preloading Kno’s digital textbook app in the new GALAXY Note 10.1 tablet,” said Don Morrison, Vice President of Business Development, and Kno, Inc. “Studies have shown that students that hand-write their notes retain information more effectively. The GALAXY Note 10.1’s advanced S Pen technology makes it the perfect complement to the interactive digital textbook experience we’ve created at Kno.”
The GALAXY Note’s S Pen technology provides the functionality and precision of a pen and paper on the new tablet’s 10.1-inch display, offering a superior experience for the student. The S Pen solution allows students to take hand-written notes in a digital textbook, similar to writing in a physical book, which studies show increases the retention of the information.
“At Samsung, we believe that innovative technologies can assist educators and enable greater collaboration with students to help them explore and acquire the skills that will prepare them for tomorrow’s opportunities,” said Tod Pike, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business Division, Samsung Electronics America. “Our GALAXY Note 10.1, preloaded with Kno’s interactive textbook app, was built with education in mind and helps facilitate our vision of technology as a transformative agent to traditional learning.”
Kno is transforming the way both K-12 and higher education students learn by making educational content available on the broadest selection of devices at the lowest possible cost. The company is committed to making learning available, and flexible by tailoring it to each student's learning style.
Kno combines the best of a physical textbook along with more than 70 interactive features including a Course Manager to organize textbooks by course, chapter preview to visually navigate pages, and innovative features such as Kno Me, Smart Links, Quiz Me and Journal which are engineered to increase students’ learning potential and retain the most important information. Kno offers more than 200,000 K-12 and university digital titles from over 65 textbook publishers, with a 15-day money back guarantee. Kno is available on the iPad, Android, Web and coming soon to Windows 7.
About Kno Inc.
Kno, Inc. is an education software company on a mission to make learning engaging, effective, and social for students. Osman Rashid (http://twitter.com/osmanrashid), the co-founder of Chegg, and Babur Habib (https://twitter.com/BaburHabib), a consumer electronics veteran, founded Kno, Inc. in May 2009. The company has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Intel Capital, Goldman Sachs, FLOODGATE and GSV Capital and is based in Santa Clara, California. For more information, go to www.kno.com, or follow Kno at http://facebook.com/GoodtoKno and http://twitter.com/GoodtoKNO.
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