The perfect kid: part computer, part robot

February 19th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin  

New York, Feb 19 (IANS) Here’s one kid who lives up to the dictum that children must be seen and not heard. Meet Wizkid. Part computer, part robot, this Swiss machine is as endearing as any child, but unlike most kids, it doesn’t walk or talk, and it pays perfect attention. More important, it will also hopefully change the way people interact with machines.

Wizkid will be on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) here and will be part of its Design and the Elastic Mind exhibit, which opens Feb 24.

Wizkid is the result of a collaboration between former Sony robotics engineer Fr

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