Siri getting the body of a Barbie

Siri is the intelligent personal assistant that helps you get things done just by using your voice; it can send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. But Siri isn’t like traditional voice-recognition software that requires you to remember keywords and speak specific commands.

Children and in some cases the adults enjoy talking to the awesome virtual assistant. Now the kids will be able to carry conversation while their elders can keep using Siri to change music, find specific building or getting directions.

This year Mattel is planning to introduce Hello Barbie, which will be connected through Wifi using toy talk’s voice analyzer to create legit response. Though a concern has been shown about the privacy. This will improve the performance of a toddler as their learning experience will enhance. The company has spent months testing out jokes, songs, rhymes and questions that focuses on groups of children to develop conversational characters complete with their own biographies and story genre.

In a statement, Mattel said the company was “committed to safety and security” and that Hello Barbie’s technology included “a number of safeguards to ensure that stored data is secure and can’t be accessed by unauthorized users.”  ToyTalk and Mattel executives are fully aware that children’s advocates and feminists will be keeping an eye on their upcoming product to see whether Hello Barbie challenges girls to think deeply or sustain beauty and gender cliché.

Last fall, for instance, Mattel faced humiliation when critics discovered that a children’s book titled “Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer” showed the character seeking help from male friends.

By Asim Mallick