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Google Patents Toys That Watch and Listen to Your Kids

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 Cinnamon    24,574

Worried about Google snooping on your Web browsing or email? That may be the least of the Internet giant's intrusions if this patent for sensor-packed dolls and toys ever gets put to use in your kids' room. Filed in 2012 but just published Thursday, the patent describes "interactive electronics that support social cues." In other words, toys that watch and listen.

 

The illustration above pretty much says it all, but the truth is Google isn't likely to start putting out teddy bear snooping devices any time soon. The point, in fact, isn't surveillance but allowing kids to control their music or movies without

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see pictures and more at link:

http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/gadgets/google-patents-toys-watch-listen-your-kids-n363421

It's creepy but it's ok! According to this article.

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