From Israel, kids’ book-mounted device plays readings from absent relatives

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Kids have already been able to experience a more high-tech bedtime thanks to Smart PJ's, the pyjamas that can be scanned to reveal stories. Now Israel's Sparkup has introduced the Magical Book Reader, a device that clips onto any book and plays recordings made by the child's family members as they turn each page. The reader fits onto the cover of each book and features a camera that detects which page the book is open on. When the device is in place, parents and other relatives can record themselves reading the text aloud on each page. When the child comes…

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