Awards

Awards

This page lists the independent accolades our products have won so far.

HUE Animation Studio
HUE Animation (software only)
myCreate (iOS app)
HUE HD Camera
HUE HD Pro Camera

Creative Child Awards

HUE Animation Studio

Winner of the 2017 Creative Play of the Year (Creative Play with Animation) and 2017 Kid’s Product of the Year (Educational Products for Kids) awards in the Creative Child Magazine awards program.

You can read the full announcement on the HUE blog.

Teachers Choice Classrooms

HUE Animation Studio

The Teachers’ Choice℠ Classroom Awards honor products of exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom and at home! Our panel of teacher evaluators use each product in their classrooms and homes to find the best products for teachers and parents.

HUE Animation Studio won the Learning® Magazine 2018 Teachers’ Choice℠ Award for the Classroom. You can read the full announcement on the HUE blog.

Teachers Choice Family

HUE Animation Studio

The Teachers’ Choice℠ Families Awards honor products of exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom and at home! Our panel of teacher evaluators use each product in their classrooms and homes to find the best products for teachers and parents.

For 22 years, the Learning® magazine Teachers’ Choice℠ Awards have heralded the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products. Each year, the nationwide panel of teacher-judges names the standouts in books, classroom supplies, educational games, software, websites, and more—everything you need for your classroom. HUE Animation Studio was one of 30 winners.

Academics Choice Awards

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio won an Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Award, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys.

The independent Academics’ Choice Awards program and its seal of excellence are recognized worldwide by consumers and educational institutions as a mark of genuinely effective learning tools that stimulate the mind, and provide potential for the student to fully develop higher order thinking skills.

Mejor Juguete 2017 finalist

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation was selected as a Finalist in the Spanish Mejor Juguete ‘Best Toy’ 2017 awards, in the Arts and Crafts category.

You can read the full announcement on the HUE blog.

ToyTesters.Tv Gold Medal

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation was awarded a Gold Medal in the ToyTesters.tv Top 20 Toys for Christmas 2016, as voted for by Children and announced at Kidtropolis Oct 2016. HUE Animation Studio was named Most Responsible Toy of 2016 and placed in the Top 20 Toys.

Creative Play Awards

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio was presented with the Creative Play Award for Special Educational Needs (SEN) in 2016.

You can read the full announcement on the HUE blog.

Practical Pre-School Awards

HUE Animation Studio

This year’s Practical Pre-School Awards ceremony, in association with Primary Teacher Update, took place on 16th September 2016 in Birmingham. The Practical Pre-School Awards have been running for many years and have a strong reputation within the childcare and education sectors as reliable, informative and trustworthy. The HUE HD Pro and HUE Animation Studio both won Silver Awards.

“The product was quite easy for me and the children to use as it had simple-to-follow instructions. It engaged the children and they do seem to enjoy these sorts of activities and pick it up very quickly. Stop motion images very clear.”

Technology + Innovation Awards

HUE Animation Studio

Best of Show award from Tech & Learning at the ISTE 2016 event in Denver, Colorado.

Back to Homeschool

HUE Animation Studio

HUE was a Back to Homeschool Resource Award winner in 2016.

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Creative Child Awards

HUE Animation Studio

Winner of the 2016 Creative Play of the Year Award award in the Creative Child Magazine awards program.

Creative Child Awards

HUE Animation Studio

Winner of the 2016 Product of the Year Award award in the Creative Child Magazine awards program.

Cool Tool Award 2016

HUE Animation Studio

EdTech Digest have selected HUE Animation Studio as a Cool Tool Award 2016 finalist in the special needs solution category.

“This year’s program had some very stiff competition, hard decisions were made in selecting winners. The honorees here are among the best and brightest in the edtech space. Finalists and winners both represent an achievement. We’re proud to honor these cool tools, leaders and trendsetters in education technology.”

A Top Homeschooling Website 2016

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio has earned a position in Homeschool.com’s Top 100 Educational Websites list for 2016, in the Supplementary Fun Products, Websites and Courses category.

“HUE Animation Studio contains everything that your children (ages 7 and up) need to learn how to create stop motion animation videos. Homeschooled students can develop and demonstrate their understanding of STEM and the 21st century skills of collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving, all while having fun.”

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio has been awarded The Homeschool Seal of Approval for products tested and rated by homeschoolers.

Between two and three million children in the United States are learning at home. Homeschool.com was created to empower parents to create the ideal school for their child at home by consistently providing resources, information, and support to all homeschooling families.

approuvé par les familles !

HUE Animation Studio

The French Approuvés par les familles award is given to the best products and services for children each year. With the awards’ main motto being “nothing is better than the opinions of other parents when it comes to making the right choices for children”, all products are tested and reviewed by children and their parents.

Click here to read more about the award in French.

Technology + Innovation Awards

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation was a runner up in the Technological Innovation of the Year category of the Teach Secondary Technology & Innovation Awards in association with LEGO® Education.

“Anything that allows children to get hands-on and creative will always get a big thumbs up from me. Expression and communication are so important in children’s development and Hue Animation supports these key areas. It will no doubt inspire children to follow creative career paths but also bring fun into their learning. It is also extremely affordable and great value for money. A job well done!”

– Gareth Boldsworth, LEGO® Education Europe

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Parents' Choice Awards

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio received a Gold award from Parents’ Choice®

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Etoiles du Jouet

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio was selected by the Media group in the Etoiles du Jouet (Toy Star) awards in France. It was crowned the Star of the 4 years+ category.

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Independent Toy Award

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio won a Gold award in the Special Needs category at the 2015 Independent Toy Awards run by Toy Shop UK.

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Creative Child Awards

HUE Animation Studio

Winner of the 2015 Kids Product of the Year award in the Creative Crafts category, and the 2015 Creative Play of the Year award in the Creative Play category in the Creative Child Magazine Awards Program.

Creative Play Awards

HUE Animation Studio

Silver award in the Creative Play category in the Primary Teacher Update Awards.

Dad's Choice Awards

HUE Animation Studio

Highly Commended in the Dad’s Choice Awards 2015.

Mom's Choice Awards

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio received a Silver Award from the Mom’s Choice Awards® in 2015.

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Independent Toy Award

HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio was commended in the 2014 Independent Toy Awards run by Toy Shop UK.

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Creative Play Awards

HUE Animation Studio

Overall winner (silver award) in the Creative Play category in the Primary Teacher Update Awards.

Dad's Choice Awards

HUE Animation Studio

First place in the Best Arts and Craft category in the Dad’s Choice Awards 2013.

Mom's Choice Awards

HUE Animation (formerly SAM Animation)

The HUE Animation software was recognized in the Mom’s Choice Awards® in 2013.

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Top Homeschooling Curriculum

HUE Animation (formerly SAM Animation)

Top Homeschooling Curriculum 2013 Award from Homeschool.com

eSchool Media

HUE Animation (formerly SAM Animation)

eSchool Media Readers’ Choice Awards.

Top 100 Products

HUE Animation (formerly SAM Animation)

District Administration: Top 100 Products 2011.

Tech For Learning

myCreate

Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence Winner.

The crisp pictures and smooth video quality won praises from our panel of judges. One judge viewed it as a helpful tool for kids to share their ideas through digital storytelling.

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HUE HD Camera

Silver award in the Teacher Resources category in the Primary Teacher Update Awards.

HUE HD Camera

The HUE HD Camera was selected as one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions in the Tech Buyer’s Guide section, and featured in Oprah’s O Magazine in ‘The O List’.

Technology + Innovation Awards


HUE HD Pro Camera

Best of Show award from Tech & Learning at the ISTE 2017 event in Denver, Colorado.

Read more about this award here.

Technology and Innovation Award UK

HUE HD Pro Camera

Winner of the Technological Innovation of the Year 2016 from Technology and Innovation UK.

Organised by Teach Secondary magazine in association with LEGO® Education, the Awards aim to highlight and celebrate those teachers
and schools doing exceptional things with the industry’s most exciting and innovative products and resources.

“It’s the versatility that is so impressive; this is an affordable little device, the use of which can be driven by pedagogy. It’s lovely and easy to use as well.”
– Rachel Jones, teacher and author of Teacher Geek

Teachers Choice Classrooms

HUE HD Pro Camera

The Teachers’ Choice℠ Classroom Awards honor products of exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom and at home! Our panel of teacher evaluators use each product in their classrooms and homes to find the best products for teachers and parents.

For 22 years, the Learning® magazine Teachers’ Choice℠ Awards have heralded the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products. Each year, the nationwide panel of teacher-judges names the standouts in books, classroom supplies, educational games, software, websites, and more—everything you need for your classroom. The HUE HD Pro was one of 30 winners.

Practical Pre-School Awards

HUE HD Pro Camera

This year’s Practical Pre-School Awards ceremony, in association with Primary Teacher Update, took place on 16th September 2016 in Birmingham. The Practical Pre-School Awards have been running for many years and have a strong reputation within the childcare and education sectors as reliable, informative and trustworthy. The HUE HD Pro and HUE Animation Studio both won Silver Awards.

“The product was easy to set up and connect and the children loved it immediately. Ease of use was excellent and teachers found it a useful addition to their resources. The quality of the product was high and represented good value for money because of its multi-functionality.”

Top 100 Products

HUE HD Pro Camera

The District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products annual awards program alerts superintendents and other senior school leaders in the USA to the best products their colleagues around the country are using to help their districts excel. The HUE HD Pro Camera has received recognition in these awards in both 2015 and 2016.

Technology + Innovation Awards

HUE HD Pro Camera

Best of Show award from Tech & Learning at the ISTE 2016 event in Denver, Colorado.

Top 100 Products

HUE HD Pro Camera

The District Administration Readers’ Choice Top Products annual awards program alerts superintendents and other senior school leaders in the USA to the best products their colleagues around the country are using to help their districts excel.

Technology + Innovation Awards

HUE HD Pro Camera

The HUE HD Pro Camera was Highly Commended in the Technological Innovation of the Year category of the Teach Secondary Technology & Innovation Awards 2015.

Best of Show at ISTE

HUE HD Pro Camera

Best of Show award from Tech & Learning at the ISTE 2015 event in Philadelphia.

Creative Play Awards

HUE HD Pro Camera

Bronze award in the Other Resources category in the Primary Teacher Update Awards.