Mattel is developing a Wi-Fi-enabled Barbie that will be able to analyze childrens’ speech and respond with relevant answers. For the new Hello Barbie, the brand is relying on ToyTalk – a
company that creates conversational characters for children. “ToyTalk already produces popular animated conversational apps … that encourage young children to engage in complex dialogue
with a menagerie of make-believe characters,” The New York Times reports.
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