News tagged with children

Kids and robots learn to write together (w/ Video)

Who is the teacher: the student or the machine? By showing a robot how to write letters, children improve their writing skills and gain self-‐confidence. This system, called CoWriter, was developed by EPFL researchers.

dateMar 04, 2015 in Robotics
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Parenting tech keeps tabs on children

American parents may not have the resources of the National Security Agency, but it's not that hard for them to snoop on their smartphone-addicted kids.

dateFeb 12, 2015 in Other
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Interconnected IT for business models in rural areas

More and more people are moving from rural areas to cities, leaving behind crumbling infrastructures that make daily life difficult for those who stay. Some people are bucking this trend. Now they get support from researchers: ...

dateFeb 02, 2015 in Engineering
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