The 'PLEN:bit' Robot Can be Customized Using the micro:bit

 - Dec 4, 2018
References: kickstarter & gadgetify
Robot toys are quickly becoming a must-have for children as they get more interested into the burgeoning world of robotics, which is seeing new products like the 'PLEN:bit' be created. Featuring eight movable joints and standing 13cm tall, the miniature robot is capable of being programmed with a JavaScript block editor to make it suitable for children and adults alike to use. The unit comes with an embedded accelerometer as well as sound and distance sensors and a compass to help it navigate its way around an environment or even play soccer.

The 'PLEN:bit' robot toy is an educational solution that can be used in and out of the classroom to teach the basics of programming in a more real-world manner.