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Elmo Coding Robot Introduces Kids to STEM

WowWee Robotics and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, are co-developing the Elmoji Coding Robot. Designed for children three years and older, Elmoji teaches children basic programming skills using the "language" of visual emojis.
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Aldebaran NAO Robot
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • NAO is a humanoid robot, intended to be a friendly companion around the house. He moves, recognizes you, hears you and even talks to you! Since 2006, he has been constantly evolving to please, amuse, understand and love you. In short, to one day become your friend.
Anki DRIVE Starter Kit
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • Part toy, part video game, Anki DRIVE offers a 3-dimensional racing experience complete with robot cars and a series of challenging tracks to test your skills.
For the Cat with Everything: A Robotic Mouse
By Jim Dallke, ChicagoInno · 2 December, 2014 • Startup, Petronics, is on their way to crowdfunding the first robotic cat toy, Mousr, as a means of aiding in the cat obesity problem.
Anki Drive Robotic Cars Adding Android Support
By Nicole Lee, Engadget · 18 September, 2014 • Anki Drive has been iOS-only since its launch, but starting in October 2014 Anki will support Android. However, there is no cross-platform play, meaning iOS users can't race against Android users.
Woman Makes Quadcopter/Drone Out of Chocolate—and It Flies!
By Kate Pearson, Co-Founder, MakerFlux · 24 July, 2014 • A newlywed and her husband decided to have the best of all worlds with their hobbies. Frozen chocolate forms the base (FYI, they also did a similar AUV all out of ice; presumably that's their high-summer drone) and it seems to work out beautifully ... make that deliciously.
How a Robotic Mouse Could Solve Cat Obesity
By Mike Koon, University of Illinois · 24 April, 2014 • Petronics has a prototype robot mouse that senses a cat's movements and react the way a real mouse would, resulting in playtime for the cat.
Anki Drive Adds New Cars, Tracks, Race Mode
By RT Staff · 16 April, 2014 • Anki Drive, the game featuring artificially intelligent robotic cars is expanding with new racing tracks, two new cars, and new game-play mode.
Anki Drive Rolls Out to the Public
By Scott Budman, NBC Bay Area · 24 October, 2013 • Apple's startup protege releases its first program Oct. 23.
Robotic Car Can Teach Kids Spelling and Math
By Mumbai Mirror · 16 July, 2013 • Kids liked the robotic car that could follow them around, so inventors developed it into an educational toy as well.

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