Sony’s New Toy Is Made To Inspire Future Generations Of Robotic Engineers

Sony’s New Toy Is Made To Inspire Future Generations Of Robotic Engineers
Children

The Toio aims to get children excited and challenged by robotics

Jiwon Kim
  • 12 june 2017

Sony‘s new toy Toio looks very simple on the outside. Comprised of just two small cubes with wheels, it does not look like a high-tech toy made for children. However, these tiny cubes have the capacity to do amazing things. They can be programmed and remote-controlled by children and even interact with each other, making it possible to program one cube to follow the other. The toy comes with a console and rings that are used for charging and controlling the cubes.

The developers of this toy worked with multiple designers to create different craft games that encourage kids to explore. Children have the opportunity to tackle projects like creating a battling bot or even integrating these cubes with Legos. Sony managed to research and build a toy that is engaging while also encouraging creativity and knowledge. The toys will be available December 1 for around 20,000 yen ($180 USD).

Toio

Sony‘s new toy Toio looks very simple on the outside. Comprised of just two small cubes with wheels, it does not look like a high-tech toy made for children. However, these tiny cubes have the capacity to do amazing things. They can be programmed and remote-controlled by children and even interact with each other, making it possible to program one cube to follow the other. The toy comes with a console and rings that are used for charging and controlling the cubes.

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