Toddler-sized companion robot can talk to you in 19 different languages

A robotics company based in France has built a toddler-sized companion robot that will be able to access a cloud of data that builds its vocabulary, as well as help it understand the flow of conversation. The robot can also talk to you in 19 different languages.

Designed for companionship, a new toddler-sized robot can hold a conversation in 19 different languages. Built by Paris-based robotics company Aldebaran and infused with language-learning software developed by voice-technology company Nuance, the robot has a voice that doesn’t sound much older than it looks. The android can walk, brace itself if it falls and will develop its own personality as it gets better at speaking through repetition.

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