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The Evolution of Jibo’s Design

Jibo's design team explored lots of forms and sizes before landing on Jibo’s final physique, one with familiarity, aesthetic longevity and appeal.
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Watch: Man Flies in 54-Propeller “Super Drone”

A UK inventor tests out a 54-propellor super drone called Swarm because its propellers make a noise resembling a swarm of bees.
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Botvac Connected Robot Vacuum Steers via Smartphone

Neato's Botvac Connected robot vacuum laser maps its environment and has Wi-Fi connectivity so you can control it from anywhere using a smartphone.
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Win a Vortex Open-Source Robot

The Vortex robot from DFRobot is designed to make learning robotics fun for children. We're giving one away as kids are heading back to school. Enter today.

Spotlight on Educational Robots

10 Best Educational Robot Kits

A look at 10 of the most popular robot kits that make it easier and more fun for kids to learn about programming and robotics.
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Win a Vortex Open-Source Robot

The Vortex robot from DFRobot is designed to make learning robotics fun for children. We're giving one away as kids are heading back to school. Enter today.

4 Reasons Programming Robots is Difficult

There is a need for standard methods for connecting sensors, motors, actuators, cameras and other components to robots. The state of robotics software is somewhat like computers before “plug-and-play” was invented.

How Robotics is Impacting Education

Over the next five years, STEM education will have an even bigger impact on the knowledge structure for innovation, spurring the next generation of innovators. As STEM courses become core curriculum, robots will serve as the central force.

Can Sphero SPRK a Youth Movement in Robotics?

Sphero SPRK is designed to inspire tomorrow’s inventors and innovators. Powered by a new app experience, kids give their robot the orders with visual blocks representing code.
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