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Automatically generates sounds and words in accordance with your speech
Talk to it nicely and it begins to purr. Yell at it and it
starts getting angry at you. The clean version
A visually controlled version reacts with sounds to
movement, waving a fist at it, can get it going real
bad. Just smiling and waving could make it very
Of course the advanced version allows you to set
Wiki: Sony AIBO
I'm not sure whether the thing you're imagining in your idea just lives in a PC, or is a manifest "thing", but the Sony AIBO was touted as having a certain amount of "mood-recognition" i.e. behavioural changes based on recognition of noises and gestures made by its owner. [zen_tom, Dec 13 2012]
||I think the Sony Aibo did this - which reminds me, I forestalled purchasing one of those back in 2005 in anticipation of the very exciting-looking Qrio - which dissapeared off the face of the earth - I wonder what happened to that project?
||No this is under computer:game. I meant it for the PC
or smartphone, so that everybody instantly has it
available. It will be the next scream.