Luka is an intelligent reading robot for children between the ages of two and eight. Using computer vision technology, it reads children’s books in an appropriate tone and language as long as the child turns the pages. Inspired by the fairy-tale character of a wise owl, it acts as a kind of animal friend of children and chats, sings and interacts with them. Due to the well-thought-out, child-friendly design, regarding usability, safety and empathy, Luka appears soft and lifelike. It can call up more than a hundred eye emojis which appeal to emotions.
Statement by the Jury
The design of the intelligent reading robot Luka impresses with its successful combination of appealing shapes and a multitude of functional features.