Say “hello” to the first artificially intelligent Barbie

After receiving widespread criticism for their Teen Talk Barbie that lamented, “Math class is tough,” Mattel is stepping up their game by releasing Hello Barbie, full name Barbara Millicent Roberts, the first Barbie with artificial intelligence. Their goal is to create a toy that seems more lifelike because of its ability to carry on a conversation with kids. Whereas Teen Talk Barbie, and other previous talking Barbies, simply selected a phrase at random from a small database of possible phrases, Hello Barbie knows 8,000 lines of dialogue. Even more impressive, she selects certain phrases based on what kids are saying to her or asking her.

How it works

The secret is in Barbie’s belt buckle which actually doubles as a button that can activate speech recognition software. When a child holds down the belt buckle button and speaks to Barbie, the doll records the audio and transmits it to a ToyTalk server (ToyTalk is a third party service not owned by Mattel that manages the databases of phrases for various toys). The ToyTalk server runs something called a decision engine to select an appropriate response to what the child said. Oren Jacob, the CEO of ToyTalk describes ToyTalk’s decision engine as a kind of map with forks in the road. It uses natural language processing to analyze what the child is saying or asking and arrives at an optimal response which is transmitted back to the Barbie Doll. This entire process takes only seconds.

It keeps getting better

One of the best things about Hello Barbie is that it has the ability to keep on improving when it comes to speech recognition and response selection. Because Hello Barbie’s 8,000 lines of dialogue are stored on ToyTalk’s servers and not on a chip within the doll itself, a team of ToyTalk employees have access to that database of dialogue and can continually improve it. As more children talk to Hello Barbie, ToyTalk can study patterns, tweak their decision engine to be more accurate, and add or remove lines of dialogue as needed.

Because the audio recordings are stored on ToyTalk servers, the child’s parents can go online and listen to or delete audio recordings. They also have the option to share recordings of their child interacting with Barbie.

According to Mattel, Hello Barbie will hit the shelves in November just in time for the holidays.

Source: Popular Science

About The Author: News Writer

No Comments

URL

... [Trackback] [...] There you will find 27618 more Infos: artificialbrilliance.com/google-qr-code-tracking/ [...]

Google

Google Just beneath, are many completely not related websites to ours, even so, they're surely really worth going over.

Google

Google We like to honor a lot of other world-wide-web web sites around the internet, even when they aren’t linked to us, by linking to them. Underneath are some webpages really worth checking out.

Google

Google Here are some of the web pages we recommend for our visitors.

Google

Google Very few web-sites that happen to be comprehensive below, from our point of view are undoubtedly effectively worth checking out.

Google

Google Sites of interest we have a link to.

Google

Google Although web sites we backlink to beneath are considerably not associated to ours, we feel they're basically really worth a go by, so possess a look.

Google

Google Always a massive fan of linking to bloggers that I like but do not get a lot of link love from.

Google

Google Sites of interest we've a link to.

Google

Google We like to honor quite a few other world-wide-web web pages around the web, even if they aren’t linked to us, by linking to them. Below are some webpages really worth checking out.

Google

Google The time to read or visit the material or internet sites we have linked to beneath.

tamoxifen

tamoxifen

Google

Google Please go to the web sites we comply with, which includes this one, as it represents our picks from the web.

Google

Google One of our visitors not too long ago encouraged the following website.

writeessay

write a paper for me https://dekrtyuijg.com/ With thanks. Very good information.

radyo

good jooob love site

anybunny.mobi/latest/

anybunny.mobi/latest/ anybunny.mobi/latest/

Google

Google Always a big fan of linking to bloggers that I like but don’t get a lot of link love from.

Google

Google Below you will find the link to some internet sites that we think you'll want to visit.

他媽的

...Click here for or more Information [...]The total glance of your site is great, let smartly as the content![...]

akıllı olacaksın

Find more there: [...]you make blogging glance[...]

色情管

...Links [...]you made running a blog glance[...]

juegos

Look there for more: [...]you make blogging glance[...]

online radio

...Check this out [...]The overall look of your website is excellent, let neatly as the content material![...]

online radio

...A Friend recommended your blog [...]The full look of your website is magnificent, let neatly as the content material![...]

juegos

...Visitor recommendations [...]Wow, fantastic weblog structure! How lengthy have you ever been running a blog for?[...]

oruspu

...Take a look for more Information on that topic [...]you make blogging glance[...]

他媽的谷歌

Look there for more: [...]I am now not sure where you are getting your info, however good topic.[...]

sik kafali

...Additional Information ca be found here [...]you make blogging glance[...]