The robot will engage children in playful learning that will help parents in early education and development of their kids.
Alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay have launched 'Miko 2', India's first advanced personal robot for children. The robot will engage children in playful learning that will help parents in early education and development of their kids.
WiFi-operated 'Miko 2' is priced at Rs 24,999. It will be available from December 15, 2018.
Sneh Rajkumar Vaswani, Co-founder and CEO of Miko 2, said, "The robot can initiate and hold long conversations with kids. It can impart academic and general knowledge among children. It is powered by a proprietary emotional intelligence engine developed by emotix. This enables the robot to identify and remember the child’s moods and adapt to it."
The robot consist of preloaded games, riddles, fun facts, rhymes, music, dance and can be loaded with new content. Miko 2 comes with a new HD camera for face recognition; hear through active noise cancellation microphones.
"Our aim is to create machines on human patterns and blur the distinction between physical, digital and biological walls to solve grave consumer problems Miko 2 is an affirmation of our commitment to make learning powerful, yet fun and simple," Vaswani added.