Hello, everyone! Lily from AKA’s marketing team here. Today, let’s look at some scenes from our product announcement event! We were joined by Ryucheru and Mini Ryucheru (3 years old), who tried Musio out onstage. ※Ryucheru holds our specially dressed up “Myucheru” at our product event in Tokyo on 10/25/2016. You can meet Myucheru at our pop-up stores for a limited time! Mini Ryucheru was the first to try out Musio. Using our interactive flashcards, he got to practice the letter “B” and hear Musio tell him about bears. Next up was Ryucheru! He read a storybook using Musio, good preparation for the cute child he and Peko-chan are hinting about. Ryucheru reading our storybook with Sophy and Musio, as […]
Hello backers and readers, Sophy is also created by AKA Intelligence, the company behind the artificial intelligence robot Musio that can have natural conversations and also has emotions. You can learn English with Musio, through English conversations and dedicated learning material. This little white robot, that looks like a mouse from first glance is Musio’s sidekick. Sophy interacts with the learning material and communicates it with Musio. Sophy matches the same material and colours like Musio. A similar body design with sleek body curves makes Sophy interesting and like Musio, there is also a glowing heart on the chest. When you touch the heart, Sophie will start to vibrate. Sophy’s state is represented by the light colour of the heart. […]
Hello readers and backers, Musio, created and developed by AKA that uses artificial intelligence to have a natural conversation and show emotion. The little white robot wants to be your friend. With Musio, Learning English is a complete new experience through conversation and learning materials. Musio’s body has a sophisticated design which shares curves and features of natural things around us. Sophisticated Design Musio’s body is fully white in colour with small ears and has a black face. A heart is incorporated in the tummy and has really long arms. The legs are short and his waist is big compared to the rest of the body. With a unique and unbalanced looking body, this attracts the interest of the user […]
The production of Musio is complete and we are starting to ship! Hello readers and Musio backers! Musio is the robot you have been waiting for, for a long while. An English learning robot with natural conversation capabilites and emotions thankts to the state-of-the-art artificial intelligence engine MUSE. Both MUSE and Musio are developed by AKA Intelligence. After years of development, design and experimentation. Musio B is finally complete, production ready and just in time for Christmas! Backers who backed Musio on Kickstarter and also who preordered one from our website will be receiving Musio soon. We are doing some final adjustments to Musio’s software and will be running an update soon through fastboot or Android Debug Bridge. A robot […]
Table of Contents 1. Covering rare words 1.1. goal 1.2. motivation 1.3. ingredients 1.4. steps 1.5. outlook 1.6. resources Covering rare words goal This week’s blogpost treats a new network architecture, named pointer models, for taking care of rare words. We will dive into some details of the implementation and give a short analysis of the benefits of these kind of models. motivation Motivation for the introduction of new architectures comes directly from short-comings of RNN language models, as well as encoder decoder frameworks. Rare words, especially named entities do not experience good word embeddings and hence do not lead to appropriate sentence embeddings which might be used to initialize a decoder component for predicting an output sequence. Furthermore, the […]
We got some exciting news to share! As you all know, we have been working on refining Musio. This time we have refined the way people interact with Musio. By touching Musio’s Face and heart, you can go through different menus and settings. This makes it easier to setup Musio, update settings and access apps. Watch this short video on how it works.
Hello everyone! This time, because some of you have experienced Musio already and also as adults, We’ll explain the current situation! Although we are marketing Musio as an “English learning robot for children”, Of course Musio is also available for adults! Musio, because for the fact that his English can be very natural. You can have a conversation with him as if having a friend listening. You can also practice speaking in English in accordance to the place and context. Learning the current way, (Preparing for the TOIEC · Business English measures of teaching material.) with dedicated learning material is not the right way. With Musio, not only can you learn based on different levels and purposes but also helps […]