Xiaomi Reveals a Smart Mi Bunny MITU Block Robot

09.11.2016

We have already reviewed a Mi Pad Transformer — a surreal robot assembled from a Mi Pad 2. Now Xiaomi is bringing more advanced toys to the masses through an app controlled building blocks robot called MITU Block Robot. Grown-ups, brace yourself — you will have to fight with kids your right to play with this toy.

According to Xiaomi’s official website, MITU Block Robot will be governed by 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3 chip with 72 MHz frequency. Its operating system allows it to perform coordinated actions. Gyroscope sensor helps to keep it upright on the go or after hitting other objects. As the website claims, the robot can carry loads up to 3 kg.

MITU Block Robot has not only a robot disguise. It can be transformed into a dinosaur or an aircraft as well. Construction process resembles the one with Lego bricks, however, results in a robot, one is able to actually bring to life.

A total of 978 pieces enables the user to follow his imagination and assemble a robot other than the three above. The parts are easy to put together and are made out of hypoallergenic polycarbonate. They are colored in orange, white and gray with two black rubberized wheels.

Xiaomi robot can be put into motion and steered by an app. To get a full control of it three control modes come in handy: joystick mode, gyro mode, and path mode. The latter is an interesting one, as the user creates a route for a robot to follow as with GPS. With a help of tutorials the user learns a unique graphical programming mode which enables to program a sequence of various moves and even teach the robot how to dance.

Mi Bunny Block Robot measures 38×32×9 cm and comes with four USB Type-C ports. A 1700 mAh battery is stationed on board, expanding an overwhelming experience with the robot.

There are not so many companies engaged in making complicated toys like this. With a MITU Block Robot Xiaomi threw its hat in the ring to develop intellectual and interactive toys.

 

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