wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

, , ,

Samsung forays into e-learning with Smart Learning solution

Samsung LogoElectronics company Samsung has launched an online education store under its Media Solutions Centre division called the Smart Learning solution, reports the Hindu BusinessLine. The company said its solution is currently exclusive to India and will be launched to other countries after assessing its performance here.

The app provides multimedia tutorials, simulations, practice tests, study related text, exercises etc. for CBSE students between the classes 1 and 12. The company claims it will be adding the ICSE curriculum, medical preparation and higher education content and content for entrance examinations, to its app soon.

The app is currently available to all Samsung tablets and smartTV owners via its cloud based platform in both 2G and 3G formats. The company will also sell SD cards equipped with the content across 7,000 stores in India and plans to gradually extend this to 10,000 stores. Samsung said it would also be approaching schools for a tie-up to sell the app which is currently priced at Rs 2000 per download per year.

Interestingly, Samsung in partnership with the Aakash Institute, will also make the Aakash iTutor product available via its stores across the country. The Aakash product is a 9.7” tablet which contains videos, assessment content and e-books for JEE and medical entrance exams as well as for classes 8th, 9th and 10th.

Other developments in the e-learning space

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Flipkart had introduced an e-learning category on its websites in July which offers e-learning material, online tests and certification courses to students in schools, colleges and those studying for competitive exams. Snapdeal is the other e-commerce major catering in this category as it had launched its online learning vertical including certificate courses, tests, courses from EduKart, MeritNation and SimpliLearn earlier this year in February.

– Online career counselling platform Careers360 had raised an undisclosed amount in funding in June, to build a marketplace for students to evaluate, compare and purchase educational products and services.

– The educational services startup Zaya Learning Labs had raised an undisclosed amount in May for product development. Its flagship product is the Labkit which comprises of low cost tablets, projector, curated digital content and other learning materials.

IBM entered a five year agreement with Pearson India for its program to offers e-learning solutions to 22,000 classrooms in India.

Da Vinci Learning, the edutainment TV channel, partnered with Airtel Digital TV, Siticable and Digicable to broadcast its content in January this year.

– Last year, Datawindhad tied up with the online teaching community, TES India, to preload educational content on its tablets.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

– Online education startup EduKart had raised $500,000 from a group of angel and institutional investors in May last year.

Written By

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.



Due to the scale of regulatory and technical challenges, transparency reporting under the IT Rules has gotten off to a rocky start.


Here are possible reasons why Indians are not generating significant IAP revenues despite our download share crossing 30%.


This article addresses the legal and practical ambiguities in understanding the complex crypto ecosystem in India.


It is widely argued that the PDP Bill report seeks to discard the intermediary status of social media platforms but that may not be...


Looking at the definition of health data, it is difficult to verify whether health IDs are covered by the Bill.

You May Also Like


Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...


135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...


Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...


By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Your email address:*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ