10 Nov Xiaomi Building Blocks Robot
Xiaomi Mi Bunny Robot is an interactive building block robotics kit that empowers children/teenagers to create and program their own robots. With 978 accessories, you can make anything you can imagine.
The robot can be assembled in different shapes (much like how a lego-building works), but what stands as the high point of the toy robot is that it will be controllable through an app. The robot will come in a kit, which will comprise of various components like wheels, gears and chains, to make a moveable robot come to life. And Xiaomi claims that all parts of the robot are made of non-polluting secure raw material.
According to Xiaomi’s official website, MITU Block Robot will be governed by a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3 chip with 72 MHz frequency. Its operating system allows it to perform coordinated actions. Gyroscope sensor helps to keep it upright on the go or after hitting other objects. As the website claims, the robot can carry loads up to 3 kg. urther, the robot comes with four USB Type-C interface for Android-powered smartphones, while also driving other expansion devices.
MITU Block Robot has not only a robot disguise. It can be transformed into a dinosaur or an aircraft as well. Construction process resembles the one with Lego bricks, however, results in a robot, one is able to actually bring to life.
A total of 978 pieces enables the user to follow his imagination and assemble a robot other than the three above. The parts are easy to put together and are made out of hypoallergenic polycarbonate. They are colored in orange, white and gray with two black rubberized wheels.
Xiaomi robot can be put into motion and steered by an app. To get a full control of it three control modes come in handy: joystick mode, gyro mode, and path mode. The latter is an interesting one, as the user creates a route for a robot to follow as with GPS. With a help of tutorials the user learns a unique graphical programming mode which enables to program a sequence of various moves and even teach the robot how to dance.
The Toy Block has been listed on Xiaomi’s official website, and along with details about what the toy robot is about and how it works, it also reveals that it will be priced at approximately 130 USD and it is available from 11.11.16