Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Smart Toys on the Horizon for Google?

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Cute and cuddly… or creepy?  That’s the question being asked by an article at Newsledge.
 
It seems the Google gang has filed some patents on toys that may just communicate with us or our kids.
 
The article says, in part:  
 

Nice. I always wanted a gremlin…

What type of toys? Looking at the patent filings, Google is looking at stuffed animals. Rabbits and teddy bears. Taking interaction to the next level, capabilities of the toy might “open its eyes, lift its head and/or focus its gaze on the user.”

 

 

Oh, and if you want the full article, which I think is definitely worth a read, click here.

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