Keywords: toddlers, education, emotions, game, fun, retro, sensors, interactive
Learning application for toddlers from approx 18 months. It uses several sensors to intetact with user. Camera (if available) with face detection algorithm is used to see faces. Microphone is used to detect laud sounds. Touch screen detects rubbing and petting, tickling, punches or sucking finger. Accelerometer (if available) is used to detect shaking.
To each interaction Emo will respond with different facial gesture and voice.
Application prevents toddlers from closing it accidentaly - back button must be pressed twice - or misconfigure it - settings button should be held for 2 seconds.
Each feature can be turned off usin appropriate settings icon.
Black background can also be changed.
By default faces are detected only in direction of current screen orientation. Using camera settings icon you can choose advanced face detection mode that detect faces in all four main directions reagardless of screen orientation.
At the moment Emo is at stage of newborn, reacting to current interaction only.
In the future Emo will learn to interact in more sophicated way. He will build his own personality, reacting on basis of current mood, learn new voices, first words, recognize people around him... He will also interact through sensors for temperature, micro location, device orientation...
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Recently changed in this version:
Version 1.2.1.: Vibration bug fix.
Version 1.2.0.: Emo eats. You can feed him by bottle. He knows he is falling or being shaken. Try drop phone on couch... Plus several improvements.
Version 1.1.1.: Flying bee can be called manually
Version 1.1.0.: Emo got company! Flying bee is his friend when left bored