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This is a site for robot pilots, droid builders and coders. We will be bringing you the latest stories, news, reviews & buying guides on robotics & crazy cool tech. Lets build a world where robots co-exist with humans.
May 22 20
PLEN:bit is a cute microbit powered humanoid robot from the PLEN Project team. This little guy is big on personality and can be programmed to perform lots of cool moves.
August 20 19
The Raddest Sphero robot is great at tricks and getting air while still being a capable STEM toy for teaching kids to code.
August 19 19
Lego BOOST is a good intro to Robotics & Programming. The BOOST creative toolbox kit lets you build 5 models which teach kids about different aspects of robotics.
August 5 19
Lego WeDo is a comprehensive STEM education kit for building interactive machines. The included curriculum & lessons gets kids building models & solving scientific problems.
August 2 19
Sphero is a fun, easy to use, indestructible little robot with lasting appeal. The sphere shaped robot is a fun remote control toy and can even teach you to code.
May 27 20
Gundam fans are going to love this. Bandai have a STEM course called 'ZEONIC TECHNICS'. You get to assemble your own Zaku mobile suit and learn how to program it. The robot itself looks amazing with a lots of available motion and poses. When will they release Gundam so they can battle?
May 27 20
embot from DoCoMo is a new STEM kit for kids which combine papercraft and robotics. The kit comes with cardboard templates which you fold into various parts for a robot. There is a core computer which connects to some LEDs and servos and all parts can be controlled by the accompanying app. Everything is designed to be super cute and toy-like so even young children will not find it intimidating to …
May 21 20
DJI has announced the release of the Robomaster EP AI Drone - the second land based drone after the S1 battle tank. The EP 'Educational Platform?' is a high end robot designed specifically for STEM learning taking it's inspiration from the Robomaster competitions. At launch, the EP can be built into 2 configurations - the Hero with a blaster turret similar to the S1 and the Engineer with a gripper…
January 10 20
Ballie - Samsung's latest robot is touted to improve your 'me' time. This little ball shaped robot lacks limbs, but can move around by rolling and is equipped with a front facing camera. The magic is in the AI which lets Ballie recognise visuals and respond to commands and situations. The personal assistant droid will be able to take care of your tasks such as waking you up, raising window blinds,…
August 19 19
What is a LOVOT? Its a LOVE x ROBOT developed by Groove X. Think robotic plush toy. The home companion robot's job is to relax you and make you feel better. Emotional technology programming lets LOVOT read your mood and react in different ways to fill you with positive energy. LOVOT can offer us companionship in a future where humans are increasingly isolated.
August 9 19
The latest drone from DJI is a land based robot tank called the Robomaster S1. But this ain't no normal tank. The S1 is a full on futuristic robot tank with a wealth of tech borrowed from the Robot warriors in DJI's own Robomaster competitions. The S1's Mecanum wheels enable it to move like no other vehicle. It can move in any direction, strafing to avoid enemy fire. That same active track system…
August 7 19
Sharp's Robohon. Why use a mobile phone when you can interact with a robot? Sharp's latest Robohon model is your robotic personal communication device. Robohon can understand and respond to your commands, is able to walk and even gets down to funky music with some cute dance moves. Embedded in Robohon's head is a mini projector capable of displaying your photos and videos. Sharp is also expanding …
August 2 19
Robomaster 2019 Final Tournament is on in 4 days. Every year, over 200 teams of aspiring robot builders gather in Shenzhen for one of the worlds biggest robotics competition. This year 32 teams have made it to the final round to engage in battle for the title of Robomaster.