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[VIDEO] Meet Wikibear. He's The Siri Of Stuffed Animals And Even Cracks Jokes

If Teddy Ruxpin and Siri had a stuffed animal baby, it would be the WikiBear.

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What do you get if you cross Siri with Teddy Ruxpin? A cuddly smart toy called WikiBear capable of answering questions, starting conversations and even telling jokes.

The WikiBear is a know-it-all toy that can crack jokes, tell you the weather, update you on which team won last night's hockey game.

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The WikiBear uses the Internet to answer your questions.

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With a direct connection to Wikipedia, WikiBear is truly the world's smartest teddy bear. That is because this interactive teddy resorts to crowd-sourced knowledge for his brains.

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Unveiled at Toy Fair, WikiBear uses Bluetooth to connect to a free app running on a smartphone or tablet, which in turn gives him access to Wikipedia and to other various sources on the web for knowledge.

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The most interesting thing perhaps is that the 11" brown bear is interactive, and will respond to most questions

With a direct connection to Wikipedia, WikiBear is truly the world's smartest teddy bear. That is because this interactive teddy resorts to crowd-sourced knowledge for his brains....

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He has a personality, too. He'll remember names, share his interests (and his favorite color) and develop a relationship with the owner. The more you play with it, the more it gets to know your personality too.

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The bear syncs to your mobile device via Bluetooth and a WikiBear app

The app searches the web for the answers to questions you ask. It uses filters to make sure questions and answers are kid-friendly.

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But perhaps what is so unique about Wikibear is that unlike traditional interactive toys that have came before him, WikiBear's knowledge base will always be updated and current, thanks to its reliance on Wikipedia.

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WATCH: The Wikibear in action here:

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The voice in the video above will get an update before its September launch, a spokesperson told Mashable. Developers are working on a more kid-friendly, less robotic voice. It will cost about $60.

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