Google patents ‘creepy’ internet toys to run the home

When those devices are aimed specifically at children, then for many this will step over the creepy line!
Google toys
Google’s R&D team has looked into making internet-connected toys that control smart home appliances.
The firm has published a patent that describes devices that would turn their heads towards users and listen to what they were saying, before sending commands to remote computer servers.
The three-year old patent was spotted recently by the legal technology firm SmartUp.
It described the proposal as “one of Google’s creepiest patents yet”.
Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-32843518
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