Artificial intelligence comes to toys

.website screenshot Washington – Artificial intelligence, which has already made inroads into fields ranging from medicine to aerospace engineering, could end up on end-of-year shopping lists. That’s because several toy companies – including industry leader Mattel – are planning to roll out an assortment of AI-enabled toys for kids as young as three. The one toy that everyone has been talking about is Mattel’s Hello Barbie, which is powered by a proprietary platform that was developed by ToyTalk, a San Francisco-based AI company founded by two former Pixar employees. The doll, slated to hit shelves in November, will retail for $74.99 (about R1 000). As the newest iteration of the iconic Barbie doll that has been around since 1959, Hello Barbie uses a combination of a microphone to record conversations,…

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