VIDEO: Light-up robot could help autistic children

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CES 2016: Light-up Leka robot could help autistic kids

2 January 2016 Last updated at 01:16 GMT

A robot that could help children with autism learn is to go on show at CES – the huge tech show in Las Vegas.

Leka is a motion-sensitive ball that can light up and roll around. Its makers are hoping to add a visual display and sounds to the robot too.

BBC technology desk editor Leo Kelion quizzed the company's chief Ladislas de Toldi about how Leka could help children.

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VIDEO: Light-up Robot Could Help Autistic Children
VIDEO: Light-up Robot Could Help Autistic Children
VIDEO: Light-up Robot Could Help Autistic Children
VIDEO: Light-up Robot Could Help Autistic Children

VIDEO: Light-up Robot Could Help Autistic Children

VIDEO: Light-up Robot Could Help Autistic Children