Bird-Shaped Robot Developed for English Conversation Practice (News)

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Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Pref., Aug. 14 (Jiji Press)—Japanese education software developer CAI Media Co. recently developed a bird-shaped robot for English learners to practice conversation, using artificial intelligence and "Internet of things" technologies.

Making use of a cloud service with massive data collected online, the robot Charpy can respond to learners in natural conversations based on their interests and English skill levels.

CAI Media president Fukuchi Mitsunori (center) and employees pose with the company's Charpy English-conversation robot. (© Jiji)

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