SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Jan 30, 2014) - Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, today announced that it will be exhibiting with reseller partner Cadan Technologies dba Technology for Education (TFE), at the ATIA 2014 Conference in Orlando, FL, January 29 - February 1, 2014 at the Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel and Convention Center (Booth# 415).
Held every January in Orlando, the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Conference provides a forum for assistive technology education and communication to educators and practitioners serving those with disabilities. Beamz will be demonstrating its Beamz Interactive Music System, which is currently used in hundreds of special education classrooms, pull-out rooms and OT and PT settings to teach skills including cause and effect, directionality, sequencing, fine and gross motor skills, common core subjects and more. The universal design of Beamz gives students of any cognitive or physical ability instant access to hundreds of musical instruments and songs from every genre. Adaptive peripherals such as switches and keyboards, as well as interactive whiteboards and touch screen devices can be used to provide just the right amount of support for every learner or therapy recipient.
"Hosting some of the biggest names and companies in assistive technology, ATIA 2014 is a great event to exhibit our Beamz hardware with our partner Technology for Education," said Charlie Mollo, CEO of Beamz Interactive. "Whether using our interactive music system during physical therapy, in hospital settings, or to help kids get the sensory input they need, the Beamz delivers an exciting approach to learning, all while building self-esteem and independence."
During the ATIA 2014 Orlando Conference, Beamz Interactive will demonstrate the new Beamz Education and Healthcare product line at the Technology for Education exhibit (Booth# 415). The Beamz interactive music system has become an important device people of all abilities because music is such an excellent vehicle to teach learning concepts and achieve developmental milestones. Not only can the interactive music system be used in therapy settings, Beamz is also an excellent device to use within the home to create experiences between those with disabilities and their family members.
"We are continuing to grow our collection of structured activities and are thrilled with the results we've seen as our existing activities have been put into action," said Mary Jo Barry, Beamz Senior Marketing Manager. "Beamz is being successfully used in schools, therapy and rehab facilities, in homes and in hospitals. At ATIA we are seeking out individuals and organizations working with students who have Autism Spectrum Disorders to collaborate with in the creation of customized content for this student segment."
Mary Jo Barry, added, "Not only is Beamz sponsoring ATIA's tradeshow bags, we will also be hosting an 'enter to win' contest for a free Beamz Education and Healthcare interactive music system, which will be given away during the conference on Friday afternoon. In addition, as per our previous announcements, Beamz will be showcasing our Beamz Family Play Guide, developed in conjunction with the National Lekotek Center."
The Beamz Family Play Guide is a tool designed to educate families on ways to address the development of cognitive, sensory, communication and emotional skills with the Beamz interactive music system. The guide is free and can be obtained via download from any page within the Beamz Education and Healthcare section of the Beamz website. The Beamz Family Song Bundle includes 20 family-centric songs, including some from Disney®, and has an MSRP of $19.99. It can be purchased by Window's users direct from the Beamz Music Store, or downloaded from within the Beamz App via their Mac or iOS device.
To learn more about Beamz in education and healthcare settings, please visit: www.thebeamz.com/education-healthcare/music-education/
About Technology for Education
Technology for Education (TFE) is a computer technology company that specializes in Assistive Technology and learning products for professionals, educators or anyone working with young children and people with special needs. TFE has been supporting individuals and institutions by providing Assistive Technology devices and software for over 29 years. During that time the company has watched technology improve for its customers with special needs and it is pleased to have contributed to making the lives of people with special needs more independent and rewarding. Assistive Technology has been experiencing something of a technological revolution and TFE has strived to stay current with these developments. Through the years the company has formed many partnerships with Assistive Technology industry leaders, manufacturers, and distribution agencies to bring its customers one of the widest offerings of Assistive Technology products and information in one place. TFE is a subsidiary of Cadan Technologies, which is a company that concentrates on IT products and services to education, government, Fortune 500 companies, as well as mid and small size corporations. For more information please visit: www.tfeinc.com
About Beamz Interactive, Inc.
Based in Scottsdale, AZ, Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC) has created state-of-the-art interactive laser controller technology that can be used to develop new market opportunities in a wide variety of music, education, healthcare, gaming and consumer applications. In its first application, the Company developed an innovative new music technology and product offering that brings music to literally everyone in a way that was previously not possible. Beamz allows people that have no musical background or training to play and enjoy music within minutes, yet it has the depth to enable accomplished DJs, artists and musicians to perform, compose and create highly sophisticated interactive music. Beamz Interactive's technology portfolio includes multiple patents, patents pending and trade secrets covering interactive music, software, laser-based controllers, gaming applications and related designs and devices. For more information on Beamz, please visit: www.thebeamz.com.
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