Apple’s platform innovations are opening new frontiers in childcare and education, with iOS-friendly augmented reality toys and child-focused hospital systems showing the impact of digital transformation, from the cradle to the grave.

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“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast,” said the White Queen in Alice Through the Looking Glass.

In tomorrow’s world, your children will also believe impossible things as the boundaries between their real and virtual experiences dissolve.

Tech firms will need to work hard to convince the public that these new merged experiences can be trusted – take a look at reaction to Mattel’s Aristotle device, which prompted Jeff Chester, executive director of the Centre for Digital Democracy to warn: “The kid tech industry sees kids’ bedroom as an economic bonanza."

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