Electronics 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 - 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…
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