Toytalk hope that through artificial intelligence technology to make toys more vivid, humane, interactive direction.
recently, a company called ToyTalk attracted widespread media attention. In the company profile, Toytalk claimed that RealNetworks Home Entertainment Inc, it hopes to create entertainment with the role and dialogue". From a product preview video can be seen, Toytalk hope that through artificial intelligence technology to make toys more vivid, humane, interactive direction. As long as the children put the toy in front of the iPad, and then open the Toytalk application, you can give the toy "life" and "smart", let it communicate with their own.
compared to "talking Tom cat" series of applications, Toytalk is no longer a parrot, but have their own thinking, can really communicate with their children. Artificial intelligence technology experts that thanks to the behind · Morse (Ben Morse) and speech scientist Blaine · (Brian Langner); Langres, script writer Catherine · Hal (Kathleen Hale).
with the development of artificial intelligence technology, Toytalk may want to learn many tricks, not only do the patient to answer the curiosity of children, even able to impart some knowledge in the entertainment and recreation.
· Jacob (Oren Jacob) founder of great background. He was the chief technology officer of Pixar Animation Studios, produced a cartoon in "Finding Nemo" and "Toy Story 2". Toytalk CTO Martin · (Martin) has worked in SRI, and it is SRI developed a personal voice assistant SIRI, after being acquired by Apple Reddy.
last week, Toytalk from Charles Rivers Ventures received $11 million 500 thousand in venture capital. In addition to a new round of financing, the company had also received a $4 million 500 thousand investment, the total amount of financing reached $16 million.
this article compiled from techcrunch