STEAM Education Company Makeblock Launches mTiny Robot


The global STEAM education solution provider Makeblock is releasing their new product today. It’s a small robot that teaches children to learn computational and sequential thinking.

Makeblock mTiny

What can you do with mTiny?

The robot is called mTiny and it provides a stress-free learning experience to children, older than 4 years old, much like a toy but it is more than just that. It helps the young ones to learn cross-curricular knowledge and comes with extensive study packs. It’s also interesting to point out that it offers a screen-free learning experience, which is allegedly unique to this product.

By using mTiny kids can play coding games and discover new things to learn. The fusion of cross-curricular content leverages new didactic philosophies and practices to nurture curiosity for knowledge.

mTiny with command cards

The mTiny robot has more than ten facial expressions and more than 300 sound effects that provide a more immersive play, and learning experience. It almost goes without saying, but I do regardless, mTiny also only consists of eco-friendly and non-toxic materials so your kids won’t come to harm when using it.

Tech specs and pricing

Many of you are usually interested in the technical specifications so here goes.

  • Distance range: within 10m
  • Map piece size: 196x186mm, 186x186mm
  • Ages: 4+
  • Battery time: 2.5h
  • Robot battery type: 1800mAh Li-Po
  • Robot input voltage: 5V
  • Robot input current: 1.5A
  • Robot output equipment: 2x encoder motor, 1.5W Hi-Fi speaker, 2x LCD eyes, 8x RGB LED
  • Robot sensors: OID sensors, 6-axis motion sensor
  • Robot transmission: 2.4Ghz wireless
  • Pen battery: 300mAh Li-Po
  • Pen input voltage: 5V
  • Pen input current: 270mA
  • Pen attributes: OID sensor, 6-axis motion sensor, double-axis joystick, 2x buttons, 6x LED indicator
  • Pen transmission: 2.4Ghz wireless

Makeblock mTiny will be available starting as of now and it can be bought on their official webshop or on Amazon for $149.99.

YouTube: mTiny by Makeblock-Early Childhood Education Robot

Photo credit: All images shown are owned by Makeblock.
Source: Product website as linked, press information via email.

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