'Keeko' Has the Intelligence of the Average Five Year Old

 - Sep 21, 2017
References: ruptly & scmp
'Keeko' is an interactive classroom bot that's been adopted into various kindergarten programs across China.

The adorable conversational bot interacts with children by playing games, sparking conversations, singing, dancing and even teaching basic mathematics. The robot is integrated into daily lesson plans, serving as an interactive teaching assistant that can use its embedded screen to display pictures or relay questions to the students. This highly imaginative educational aid offers a more immersive and entertaining classroom environment, enabling a child to engage with a lesson plan in a more emotionally connected manner.

The robot, designed to interact with children younger than seven, has the intelligence and comprehension skills of the average five year old, creating an authentic and relatable "toy" for school-aged children.