global AI and humanoid robotic company UBTECH has unveiled a unicorn robot designed to get kids interested in STEM principles. the unicornbot kit requires assembly with building blocks including both powered and unpowered parts. as well as construction users will need to develop skills in programming to get the most out of the bot.

 

 

 

UBTECH has created an accompanying app with intuitive interface that allows kids to customize the functionality of the mythical robot. available for both iOS or android devices the unicornbot comes with step-by-step, 360-degree instructions, and can be controlled using your smart device.

the mythical unicorn robot kit designed to get kids into coding

images courtesy of UBTECH

 

 

designed to look like a mythical unicorn the device features a purple tail and mane topped with a programmable light-up horn and built-in color sensor. the sensor recognizes up to eight different colors and the horn responds according to its coding. two smooth-motion robotic servo motors and powerful DC motor allows for combined movements, such as lowering its neck to -‘drink’ when it senses blue for water. the kit is available for purchase now from selected stores and online at a price point of $120.

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