Now that technology is sufficiently advanced, Chinese parents are entrusting some childcare and parenting duties to #AI robots. Except for the sexism that continues to persist throughout the market, toys have evolved a lot in recent decades. Children are now having fun with new tech-heavy toys — a trend that has only grown stronger with the digital revolution. Dolls, fire trucks, electric trains, and many other toys are not just “lifeless” miniature replicas of their real-life inspirations like they used to be. For one thing, electronic chips have become omnipresent in toys, adding more and more features, functions, and interactivity [Read More]
Summary… * Machine-Made
Now that technology is sufficiently advanced, Chinese parents are entrusting some childcare and parenting duties to #AI robots.
However, this metric only focuses on industrial robots, but there’s another segment that’s been experiencing strong growth — home robots, specifically childcare robots.
The only child policy has left many solitary children in China, and some companies are now making a foray into the lucrative niche of childcare robots.
iPal is a childcare robot who speaks Chinese and English, plays quiz games, gives math lessons, and tells jokes to young children.
Will childcare robots serve as the launching pad for social #AI?
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