The Xiaomi Toy Block Allows Kids to Create Customized Robots

By: Michael Hemsworth - Nov 7, 2016
References: damngeeky
The market for kid toys that enable them to partake in STEM education are becoming more pervasive than ever with the Xiaomi Toy Block being the latest to hit the market in China. Designed as a kind of coding robotic toy, the Xiaomi Toy Block enables kids to create their very own robot toys from scratch.

The Xiaomi Toy Blocks are capable of being controlled via an accompanying smartphone app and enables kid makers to create a wide array of different orientations for the robot to be built in. The Xiaomi Toy Block is capable of supporting up to 3kg of weight and features a built-in gyroscope that's powered by an ARM Cortex-M3 chip.


The new Xiaomi Toy Blocks are set to start retailing online on November 11th.