CONTENT 1) FEATURES 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-4 1-5 1-6 1-7 1-8 1-9 1-10 1-11 1-12 1-13 Included in the box....................................................................................................................................................................... Overview............................................................................................................................................................................................ Charging...........................................
) PARENTAL AREA 3-1 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 3-6 How to get access to the Parental area?.............................................................................................................................. Profile................................................................................................................................................................................................ Tablet setup............................................................................................
1- FEATURES 1-1 Included in the box The following accessories are included in the box: Kurio tablet 10 inch USB to MicroUSB adapter Power Adapter (DC 5V–2A) USB Cable 1
1-2 Overview Menu Volume + Volume - Camera Rear camera Back Power ON/OFF/ STANDBY Back Reset Micro SD Card Slot Microphone Mini-HDMI Exit the profile Micro-USB DC Input Headphone 3.
1-3 Charging You can charge your Kurio by either using the supplied power adapter or USB cable. Your Kurio will charge more quickly by using the power adapter. 1-4 Automatic lock After a time of inactivity, Kurio will lock automatically. This time can be modified in Display settings of the Parental Area. (See section ″Tablet Setup″ – Page 35) Press simultaneously the 2 circles for 2 seconds to unlock.
1-5 Home screen Here are the icons you can see on the Home screen of Kurio: Volume + Micro SD card inserted Volume - Battery level indicator USB peripheral connected Power of Wi-Fi signal (if activated) Wi-Fi access Web browser Time & Date Set alarm Gallery: Edit / Organise / Watch your photos and videos Music: listen to your music Calculator Camera: Take photos and record videos On-screen help 4
1-6 Portrait / landscape orientation Depending on the application you are using, you might prefer having the tablet in Portrait or Landscape orientation. Kurio has a built-in accelerometer (gravity sensor) which allows you to switch between the two modes simply by rotating the tablet in the orientation you like. The main screen and Parental area are only available in Landscape orientation.
1-7 Multi-touch screen Kurio has a multi-touch capacitive screen. Just use your fingers to control Kurio. Touch the screen to open files. Press and hold on the main screen to add an application. Press and hold the app icon to remove it. Note: The reactivity of the touch screen can vary from one person to another, this is linked to the nature of the capacitive screen. Note 2: Applications can only be added if this function is authorised in the Parental Area.
Slide up/down to scroll, and swipe left/right to navigate in the menu. Use 2 fingers to zoom-in or out while viewing photos, webpages or other applications.
1-8 Cameras Kurio comes with 2 cameras for photos and videos. Front 2.1 Mpx VGA camera for self-portraits. And there is a 2.1 Mpx camera at the back. Zoom IN Switch between Front and Rear Camera Take a photo or Start/Stop video recording Zoom OUT Settings Video mode Photo mode The photos and video taken appear in the Gallery .
1-9 Connect Kurio to PC/MAC® It is possible to connect Kurio to your computer in order to transfer your photos, videos, music, eBooks from the computer to Kurio. USB to Micro USB cable (included in the Kurio box) is required. Once the cable is plugged, the icon ″USB Peripheral connected″ will appear on top of the main screen. Press on the icon to turn on the USB storage function. You can now open the File Explorer on your computer and transfer the data to Kurio.
Note: The data you have transferred will be visible on Kurio only once you have turned off the USB storage function. 1-10 External storage Kurio allows you to read some files (photos, videos, music and more) from external storage (USB key, hard drive or Micro SD card). Insert your USB key or hard drive into the Micro USB plug. Please use the USB to Micro USB adapter (provided) if necessary. Once it’s recognised by Kurio, you will see the icon ″USB Peripheral connected″ on top of the main screen.
1-11 Transfer file It is possible to save on the tablet’s internal storage the data you have on your external storage by using File Manager. By default, please note that File Manager is not available on the Kurio interface. You can make it available in the Applications settings of the Parental area. For more information about Applications, please go to Step 10 of Chapter 2 (page 28). File manager is also available in the Android Interface. 1-12 Android Interface Kurio is using the Android 4.
You are now in the Android interface. All installed Apps Date / Time / Battery level / Wi-Fi / Settings Back Home Recently opened files To exit the Android interface and go back to Kurio interface, press . IMPORTANT NOTE: ANDROID INTERFACE SHOULD ONLY BE USED BY PARENTS. ALL PARENTAL CONTROLS ARE DISABLED IN THIS.
1-13 Connect Kurio to TV screen (HDMI cable required) It is possible to connect Kurio to a TV screen in order to display your photos, videos, music on your tablet straight on your TV screen. Mini HDMI to HDMI cable (buy separately) is required. A HDMI port must be available on your TV. Note: If you have no sound or image on your TV screen, please try to unplug the HDMI cable, and then plug it in again. Please make sure the right channel (HDMI) is selected on the TV.
2 - STARTING WITH KURIO 10 Note: Kurio is powered by a Lithium-Polymer battery. To ensure battery life, it’s recommended to charge the tablet at least 5 hours before the first use. Please use the 5V power adapter provided with Kurio. Setup Kurio The first time you power on the Kurio, you will be required to setup your profile and preferences. The following steps will guide you through the initial configuration process.
Step 2: Set up Date and Time Before starting the setup of Kurio, you will be requested to adjust Date and Time. Please make sure to enter the correct time and date as an incorrect date may prevent the web filtering system from working correctly.
Welcome to the Kurio Interface Setup > Go to START SETUP 16
Step 3: Select and Connect to Wi-Fi access: • Select your hotspot and tap to ″Connect″ • Enter the Wi-Fi key of the hotspot selected • press on to confirm Upgrade check: When the Wi-Fi connection is done, the system will check whether an update is existing for the device. If it exists then it will be directly applied.
Step 4: Then the user has to key in the serial number to ensure the device’s authenticity. The serial number is a 12 alphanumeric character chain of the form AAAA-BBBB-CCCC. You can find the serial number on the sticker at the back of the unit. Press on to confirm.
Step 5: Create the Parent account The information entered in this part will be used to inform you about new software updates and for registration. • Only one email address is authorised. • This account shall be protected by a password. • Confirm the password. IMPORTANT! Don’t forget this password, it will be requested to gain access to the Parental Area. A hint question is also required in case you lose your password.
Press on to confirm.
Step 6: Create user account In this part, you will enter the information about the user. If the tablet will be used by a child, do not hesitate to complete this part together with them! • Enter basic information about the child (name, birth date, gender). • Select your avatar. It is also possible to use pictures from the memory. Press ″+″ and then select your image from your memory (USB driver / HDD / Micro SD card). The supported image formats are JPEG and PNG.
The password should be 1 to 16 characters long, with only letters and numbers. Select ″Gesture″ check box if you want to use a gesture pattern as password, then press “Define gesture”. You can now create your pattern with a sliding movement that links 5 dots. You can’t validate your password if it has more or less than 5 dots. You can’t use the same dot twice.
Step 7: Internet security level This part will allow you to define which access to the Internet will be granted to the user of this profile. By default, no Internet access is selected.
Full Internet access Give complete access to all the resources of Internet. It should only be used if the profile is to be used by the parents. Any profile using the Full Internet access should be protected by a password. Content filtering mode Allow the user to browse the Internet freely except on the websites that may contain inappropriate content. The parameters of this mode can be defined precisely to provide the most accurate protection on the Internet.
Step 8: Content filtering parameters There are several predefined profiles that contain the list of website categories that will be blocked. The content of each profile (except the custom filter) will be defined on the server side, not from the Kurio interface. The user selects the profile by pressing on the corresponding bullet. When entering the screen, the default preset will be the one corresponding to the age of the child (calculated from the date of birth data).
Step 9: Time management This part allows to control how long and when the user can use the tablet. This Session control part controls the consecutive playtime and the imposed rest times. The Global control part controls the daily period when the tablet can be used. The Global control has priority over the session control, meaning that even if there is some remaining playtime in the current session, the profile will be blocked if the stop limit of the Global control is reached.
The following screens will be shown if the time limit is reached during the use of the device.
Step 10: App management In this part, you can manage the applications authorised to use within this profile. Authorised Applications Unauthorised Applications The applications that are not checked won’t be accessible in the main children screen. This selection is done for each profile, so 2 profiles may use different authorised applications. Note: These settings may be changed later on at any time.
• Screen layout On this screen you can build the interface that will be displayed on the user’s main screen. Tabs Shortcut Bar In each tab, you can insert 10 different apps that will be visible in the user’s interface. To select the app, drag the app located in the list on the left side and drop it into the main interface.
The apps you can see at the left side in the list are the ones you have selected in the previous step ″App management″. If you want to remove an app from the user’s interface, just select it and press ″Delete″. Any newly installed application will have to be approved to be used in the user profile. By default, when an application is installed its status in unchecked (unauthorised). Note: By default, the user will be allowed to add or remove all the authorised apps by him-self in the Kurio interface.
Step 11: Initial setup completed The initialization of Kurio is now finished and ready for use. Press ″Exit Setup″ to reach the Kurio user interface.
3 – PARENTAL AREA 3-1 How to gain access to the parental area? This takes you to the login interface.
Press on Parental area icon. You will have to enter the password you created within the parental account (STEP 5 – page 19). Welcome to the Kurio Parental area! From here you can create and manage the different profiles, download new applications and content, change the device settings, manage your account or exit the interface to come back to the Android system. Select what you want to do from the menu on the right or press the red arrow to exit the parental area.
a b c d e a Profiles Change the settings for each profile (Time Control,User account, Applications, Internet access, Filtering settings, Safe list settings) b Tablet setup Change the System settings of the tablet or reset the interface c Kurio store Search, purchase, download, review any apps for Kurio d Main account Change your email or password, and learn more about KD Interactive e Android Go to Android interface Press the red arrow to go back to the login interface.
3-3 Tablet setup • Load the Kurio system on startup: If this function isn’t checked, then the Android Interface will be loaded on startup. In this function, the parental controls will be deactivated. • Keep currently used rules: the Internet security settings of the safe browser used in Kurio interface will be maintained in Android interface. No impact on any other browser. • Full access: the Internet security settings of the web browser used in Kurio interface will not be maintained in Android interface.
Create New Account: To download any application, you will have to create an account for the Kurio Store. This account is different than the one you have created when you first installed the tablet. This means the email address can be different. Unlike the account for the tablet, you can create several accounts for the Kurio Store. To create a new account, please go to Search > Log In > Create New Account.
Note 1: Once it is downloaded, the App doesn’t appear automatically in the Kurio interface. Select it in the App Management/Authorised Application menu of the Parental Area. Note 2: You can find several Internet browsers on the Kurio Store. Please note that Internet Access mode is only available with Safe browser. Buy New Apps: If you want to buy a new app, you have to create an account and enter your credit card information.
4 - SUPPORT AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION 4-1 Update Kurio system You can update the Kurio system by using Kurio Store. When a new update is available, you will be warned in Kurio Store. You will also automatically be informed by email. The email address you entered when installing the system will be used. Do the update in My account. WARNING RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER OR BACK. NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
4-2 Warning • All packing materials such as internal bags, plastic collars, plastic films, screen protector film, carton inserts are not part of this product and should be discarded for your child’s safety. • Do not try to disassemble the unit. • To charge Kurio, only use the power adapter supplied with Kurio tablet. • Keep the unit out of direct sunlight and away from any direct heat source. • Do not expose the unit to moisture or water. • Keep the unit clean by wiping it with a slightly damp cloth.
4-3 Tech support and warranty information • If you have any questions setting up or using your tablet, please visit www.kurioworld.com to find out more about Kurio. All of our products have a 1 Year Limited Warranty. In the unlikely event you experience any problems with your Kurio, please visit www.kurioworld.com to contact Kurio Customer Service.
4-6 Exposure to radio frequency energy • Caution: changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. • NOTE: This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
4-8 Declaration of conformity CIDE Interactive declares that Kurio 10 device complies with the basic requirements and the other relevant provisions required by directive 1999/5/CE. The original declaration of conformity can be obtained at the following address: CIDE Interactive Edificio Europa - Avenida Electricitat n°19 Piso 6P4 P.O.
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