These days, being online is a huge part of children’s lives. Children go online to connect with friends, and make new ones, to browse the internet for information and play games. But with technology changing all the time and new apps, games and networks becoming more popular every day it can be difficult for parents to keep up with their children’s online pace.
The Internet of Toys is blurring the physical and virtual worlds with spectacular results. Barbie dolls, Transformers, Toy Dinosaurs and even Lego blocks have become connected and are (sensor driven) interacting with children. These fascinating cyber toys are becoming ever more popular.
Who is keeping an eye?
But, what are the consequences of this toy revolution? Are our children getting more tech savvy or is it the toys that are getting smarter. And, if connected and sensor fused toys are watching over our children, who is keeping an eye on these toys?