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Bandai Namco partners with ISKN to build new "creative entertainment platform"

Partnership with French tech firm will see platform release sometime in 2019

London, UK - 20 MAY 2019 - BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and France-based tech firm ISKN today announced a partnership which will bring together the entertainment publishing powerhouse and the innovative tech firm to create a creative entertainment platform for the whole family.

Led by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe (BNEE), the partnership seeks to leverage the core strengths of each respective company to develop and bring-to-market a ground-breaking entertainment ecosystem which will be available in 2019.

Possessing complementary expertise, the two companies are working together, utilizing ISKN's multi-patented augmented interaction technology and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment's publishing know-how to develop a unique product centered around fun, creativity and immersion.

"BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment is always on the lookout for exciting partnerships to bring more fun for everyone," commented Herve Hoerdt, SVP of Publishing at BNEE.

"Having our Innovation Department collaborate with ISKN helped us think outside of the box and deliver a brand-new way of fun, interaction and creation to a new generation."

Freeing up creativity & imagination is at the heart of our tech DNA. We're looking forward to adding more fun and innovation to the lives of families around the globe," noted Jean-Luc Vallejo, ISKN co-founder & CEO.

"Working with a major entertaining company like Bandai Namco is a tremendous opportunity to bring an ambitious product to life & disrupt an established market."

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and ISKN's unannounced project will be officially revealed on July 24, 2019 and will be on display at The Toy Insider's Sweet Suite 2019 event from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Pier Sixty, in New York City.

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