Connecting Kids to a Brighter Future: UBTECH Unveils Holiday 2019 Lineup of New JIMU Robot Building Kits
FireBot Kit and ChampBot Kit invite kids of all interests to learn and play with robots
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Combining the fun, creativity, and wonder of robots with real-world STEM skills, UBTECH Robotics, a global leader in intelligent humanoid robotics and AI technologies, today announced its Holiday 2019 lineup of two new robot building kits for kids: JIMU Robot Mythical Series: FireBot Kit and JIMU Robot Competitive Series: ChampBot Kit. Whether kids are interested in mythical creative play or competitive robotics, UBTECH’s JIMU Robot kits are sure to spark their imaginations.
Designed for children ages 8 and up, JIMU Robot is an award-winning robotic building block system that engages kids in STEM learning – giving them fundamental skills for a brighter future of success – while having fun and expanding their creativity. The innovative, free JIMU app for iOS or Android devices 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 JIMU Robot kit that accelerates STEM learning and builds necessary skills for the future.
JIMU Robot Mythical Series: FireBot Kit
Ignite your child’s passion for robotics and STEM learning with the new JIMU Robot Mythical Series: FireBot Kit. Transport to a magical world to code actions such as the LED light in FireBot Kit’s snout to glow fiery red or icy blue as its jaw opens or closes, or program the included touch sensor on FireBot Kit’s chest to make the dragon drive fluidly while flapping the impressive, customizable wings. Take FireBot Kit to the next level by using the free JIMU app utilizing the Blockly coding platform to create custom sequences, perfect for all levels of programmers. With a combination of powerful programming skills and creative play, FireBot Kit joins the top-selling UnicornBot Kit in introducing valuable STEM principles to different types of kids through the magic of robotics.
JIMU Robot Mythical Series: FireBot Kit is available today with a suggested retail price of $129.99 on Amazon.com, Target.com, and ubtrobot.com, and in Target stores beginning Oct. 20. The kit includes 3 smooth motion robotic servo motors, 1 fast action DC motor, 4 gears, touch sensor, RGB LED light, two sets of dragon wings, 606 easy snap-together parts and connectors, and more.
JIMU Robot Competitive Series: ChampBot Kit
Kids interested in learning about competitive robotics will love the new JIMU Robot Competitive Series: ChampBot Kit, the first offering in a new JIMU series from UBTECH. ChampBot Kit includes the option to build one of three different characters – ChampBot, BasketBot, or ScoreBot – offering hours of play through different characters, actions, and challenges. Packed with technology including three fluid-motion servos and two fast-action DC motors, ChampBot Kit robots have the ability to precisely catapult a ball through the included basketball hoop, swiftly drive to the goal, or even activate the included IR sensor to avoid obstacles and score on an opponent. ChampBot Kit is the perfect gift for any child to both learn STEM fundamentals and compete like a pro in the world of competitive robotics.
JIMU Robot Competitive Series: ChampBot Kit is available today with a suggested retail price of $129.99 on Amazon.com, Target.com, and ubtrobot.com, and in Target stores beginning Oct. 20. The kit includes 3 smooth motion robotic servo motors, 2 fast action DC motors, IR sensor, 3 multicolored balls, a buildable basketball hoop, sports cards, decorative stickers, 522 easy snap-together parts and connectors, and more.
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.