Mattel, Dash Robotics Launch Kamigami

Kamigami_blogMattel and Dash Robotics introduced of the updated and enhanced Kamigami, a build-it-yourself robot platform for kids inspired by insects.

Kamigami is the brain child of two UC Berkeley PhD graduates, who previously used their expertise in robotics and biomimicry to complete projects for the U.S. Army and NSF. Kids can fold and snap flat sheets of durable plastic together to create robotic praying mantises, scorpions, and more. Once kids build their Kamigami, they can program it to maneuver around all kinds of terrain and interact with friends’ Kamigami robots. Dash Robotics, in collaboration with Mattel, debuted the enhanced Kamigami at Target. [Read more...]