google files patent for smart teddy bear

Google's Teddy Bear


It looks like Google is taking its inspiration from horror movies.

In 1988 a movie starring a child's toy that comes to life and starts killing people became a sensation. Fast forward to 2012 and it turns out one of the world's biggest tech companies has filed a patent for its very own Chucky.

According to a legal technology firm, Google has filed a patent for a smart teddy bear that can communicate with you and control your devices. The bear would include a microphone, speakers, motors and a camera. It will also have a Wi-Fi connection to your network so it can have power over everything from your TV to thermostat.  read more »