I am from: Boulder, Colorado
I play with: 4+ year old friends
My values: Fundamentals, Creativity
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What I am
We are ‘robot’ blocks - like building blocks but smarter. Kids can snap us together to make, create, and reinvent robot constructions. With our free app, kids are able to remotely control their Cubelets or even change the way they behave. We enable creative learning about robotics, coding, and other big ideas like computational thinking!
My new Discovery Set has all new ways to play, and includes the brand new Bluetooth® Hat, the fastest and easiest way to connect to wireless devices. And Habbi Habbi is one of the only places where you can experience Cubelets this holiday season!
How I work
We are little blocks of software inside little blocks of hardware. Each one of our blocks has a special function, so depending on how you assemble us, we change behavior. Our magnetic faces make us easy to snap together, so every combination is like a new creation. Our yellow brick adapters can also connect to LEGO and other building toys, to enable even more creative combinations!
We are the brainchild of Eric Schweikardt. We started as part of his PhD thesis at Carnegie Mellon University, and our research was funded in part by the National Science Foundation. Today we are used in classrooms from Vermont to Vietnam, with our 620,000th block just shipped!