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13th May 2014

Photograph of Launches First Ever Interactive Brian the Robot App is launching its first ever interactive 'Talking BRIAN' app. Say whatever you like to BRIAN, and he will mimic you. This new free app is now available to download in Google Play and Apple's App Store, meaning you can speak to BRIAN whenever you want. has worked with digital agency Koko to develop this new app, enabling people to have their very own Talking BRIAN on their mobile phone or tablet. The app features detailed animation, and anyone who uses the app will instantly have fun by making BRIAN talk and move.

BRIAN's growing popularity has encouraged to create this app, and allows customers to freely interact with this loveable robot at their own convenience.

The app is really easy to use. The user simply talks to BRIAN, and the audio is recorded and then BRIAN talks back. The user can interact further by touching BRIAN, which prompts him to demonstrate a variety of gestures - including dancing, spinning around, or even high fiving.

The user can:
- High five BRIAN
- Get him to do 'The Robot' dance
- Discover his other dances
- Spin his head round
- Tickle his tummy
- Poke him in the eye
- Interact with the scenery

The new app also offers a BRIAN soundboard, with clips featuring BRIAN's favourite sayings from previous TV adverts; such as 'Weeeee!', 'Ta da!' and 'Bye bye!' The app also allows users to record their own clips to the soundboard, and play them back again and again.

To install 'Talking BRIAN', all people need to do is download the free app from Google Play or Apple's App Store. The app can be used on Apple or Android phones, and also tablet or iPad devices. BRIAN's new app is loads of fun for both small people and adult humans alike.

To support the launch of the new 'Talking BRIAN' app, will be airing a new 10-second advert this Tuesday, 13th May. The advert will be predominantly shown around children's TV programming, encouraging not only adults to enjoy this app but also the younger generation.

Joby Russell, marketing director at says: “Since the launch of BRIAN the Robot in June 2013, his popularity has grown from strength to strength. In fact, we have had growing demand from consumers for anything BRIAN-related, including an app.

“By developing this new 'Talking BRIAN' app, we are giving our customers what they want and also allowing them to engage with BRIAN on a more personal level.

“We also wanted to get BRIAN into people's homes and in their everyday lives. By using this simple app, users can have fun hearing BRIAN talk to them; as well high fiving him, tickling his tummy, and watching him do 'The Robot' dance.

“People can now have their very own 'Talking BRIAN' on their mobile device, by simply downloading this free app which will leave them thrilled in bits.”

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