Companion Robot Can Talk to You in 19 Languages

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Designed for companionship, a new toddler-sized robot can hold a conversation in 19 different languages.Built by Paris-based robotics company Aldebaran and infused with language-learning software developed by voice-technology company Nuance, the robot has a voice that doesn't sound much older than it looks.

The android can walk, brace itself if it falls and will develop its own personality as it gets better at speaking through repetition."He lives his life on your side at home," Marine Fabrea, Aldebaran's head of communications, told Mashable in an email. "You can discuss with him, you can ask him to tell a story to your kids."The difference

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