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Bonobo Chat Tablet enables Apes to Talk to Us

Bonobo Chat is most likely the weirdest project you can support on KickStarter.

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Bonobo Chat Tablet enables Apes to Talk to Us

The Bonobo Hope Great Ape Trust Sanctuary has posted a project on KickStarter to develop a chat app for their great Apes to communicate more efficiently with humans. The bonobos already know a visual lexigram of about 300 words. Right now they use a large touch screen keyboard. The Bonobo Chat project will give the apes a personal tablet they can carry around and use to communicate with people. 

To make it even crazier, the bonobo chat app is supposed to get hooked up to a remote presence robot the apes can control. The apes could play chase games with visitors of the sanctuary without leaving their cozy cages.

More details on Kickstarter. Via IEEE.

 

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