Building on the success of its best-selling JIMU Robot: MeeBot Kit, UBTECH Robotics, a global leader in intelligent humanoid robotics and AI technologies, today announced the newly updated JIMU Robot: MeeBot 2.0 Kit. A buildable, codable robot known for its popular dancing skills, MeeBot 2.0 Kit adds new technologies for even more coding potential to make STEM learning and robotics more fun and accessible than ever. MeeBot 2.0 Kit is available today exclusively at select Apple Stores in the US and Canada.
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MeeBot 2.0 Kit is part of UBTECH’s JIMU Robot line, an award-winning robotic building block system designed for children ages 8 and up. JIMU Robot engages kids in the fundamentals of STEM, giving them essential skills for a brighter future of success while having fun and expanding their creativity. The innovative, free JIMU app makes building and controlling the robots a snap, while the integrated Blockly coding system opens up limitless potential for new actions and adventures. This holiday, kids will be excited to receive a new MeeBot 2.0 Kit that dances, twists, and shakes its way into their hearts while inspiring them with excitement for robotics.
“The response to MeeBot 1.0 has been tremendous,” said John Rhee, senior vice president and general manager, UBTECH North America. “We clearly tapped into something special – the intersection of kids’ love for robots with the opportunity to learn, create, and code in a simple and intuitive yet powerful way. Since 2016, interest in and importance of STEM learning has only grown, so we felt the time is right to level-up MeeBot with even more technologies to teach and inspire kids about STEM.”
MeeBot 2.0 Kit is now 30% bigger and adds exciting new, programmable technologies including two programmable LED “eyes” and a codable color sensor that responds to included color cards or other colorful objects to make your robot really move. Also included are six smooth motion robotic servo motors, plus a new gear system that provides an opportunity to learn more about engineering movement and motion. This programmable, dancing humanoid robot can be built in a snap with the JIMU app for your iPad or iPhone (iOS 9.0 or later required), including 3D, 360-degree, step-by-step instructions and easy-to-learn Blockly coding. MeeBot 2.0 Kit is a great introduction to robotics and STEM learning in a fun, engaging, humanoid form factor.
MeeBot 2.0 Kit is available for $129.99, exclusively at select Apple Stores in the US and Canada beginning today. For more information, please visit apple.com, Apple Stores, or ubtrobot.com.
About UBTECH Robotics:
Established to provide cutting-edge technical solutions, UBTECH Robotics is a highly innovative software house, systems integrator and technology provider. The company is best known globally as the industry leader in humanoid robotics, such as Walker, Alpha 1S, Lynx, and Cruzr, as well as its award-winning JIMU Robot line of robots designed to support STEM education in a fun, hands-on way. With its world-class robots that are interactive and enjoyable for the entire family, UBTECH Robotics allows you step away from traditional play and into a world where robots are our friends. For additional information about the company, follow UBTECH Robotics on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and at www.ubtrobot.com.