His name is Zenbo, the social robot.
He's about two-feet tall and is programmed to tell children's stories.
Action News caught up with him inside a classroom at the College School on UDel's campus.
There's that news van again!!#Zenbo and 6ABC visited TCS today. Look for us on tonight's news broadcast!!@UDCEHD @UDSOE #edtech #universityschools @ChrystallaMouza #netde @6abc pic.twitter.com/CEGYH8enj6— TCS at UD (@tcs_ud) February 20, 2020
Zenbo teaches kids about the importance of protecting your information and identity, through stories that make the information more relatable.
Researchers say children learn more when they are interacting with a companion.