IBM Watson, Sesame Workshop Team Up for Learning Platform

Sesame Street's Grover with a young childGeorgia’s Gwinnett County Public Schools completed IBM and Sesame Workshop’s initial pilot of the companies’ first cognitive vocabulary learning app, built on the IBM and Sesame intelligent play and learning platform.

The new platform, powered by IBM Cloud, enables an ecosystem of software developers, researchers, educational toy companies, and educators to tap IBM Watson cognitive capabilities and Sesame Workshop’s early childhood expertise to build engaging experiences to help advance kid’s education and learning. The cognitive vocabulary app is one of the first of additional planned cognitive apps, games, and educational toys that will be built over time on this new platform, as a result of the two companies’ collaboration that began last year. [Read more...]

CogniToys, from Elemental Path, Enters Pre-Sale Mode

CogniToysToday, Elemental Path is beginning its pre-sale of CogniToys, a line of cloud-based talking dinosaurs that learn and grow alongside children. Recommended for kids ages 5 and up and introduced earlier this year, CogniToys is available in green, blue, or pink; and each dinosaur measures roughly 7.5 inches tall.

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