Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Ozobot are continuing to innovate. The company has been making small robots that follow instructions mapped out by kids using markers on paper. And now they are getting smarter. Joby Otero is Chief Product Officer…says the Evo can connect to smart devices via Bluetooth…
“So we actually have two different ways to program our robots and one is just markers on plain paper. You don’t even need a screen. Or using Block programming using Ozo Blockly, where you can program in very sophisticated ways and then upload your programs using just colors flashing on the screen or using Bluetooth through the app.
Also new are more sophisticated proximity sensors to allow Evo to respond to things like hand gestures. It’s both fun and educational…and gets kids thinking. You can get started for about a hundred dollars.
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