Babble (2006) Custom Electronics, Toys

The three toys are a Speak & Spell, Speak & Math, and Speak & Read (1980s). The toys ask viewers to 'come closer'-- as a viewer approaches the piece a microprocessor determines their distance via sensor and executes a code that causes the three toys form electronic connections. The resulting effect is a mixture of the three toys' original speech processes becoming combined. They contain TMC0280/TMS5100s was the first self-contained LPC speech synthesizer IC ever made.
Press: Gizmodo <link>

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