Meccanoid self-construction robot DiY from Meccano
Meccanoid is your personal robot friend that you build using the latest Meccano parts. It is an advanced, but easy to use, open source Robot.
Easy to program
Meccanoid G15 KS is your personal robot friend that you build using the latest Meccano parts. It is an advanced, but easy to use, open source Robotic Building platform. The meccanoid robot uses its onboard "Mecca Brain" and speech recognition to say thousands of sentences, tell jokes, share fun facts and play games. The Meccanoid has easy-to-programme software, LIM - Learned Intelligent Movement, which allows you to learn and play Meccanoid motion and speech. It sounds complicated, but simplicity is central to the design. This makes Meccanoid also suitable if you are new to robotics and programming.
Smart device interaction
Meccanoid can also be programmed using a smart device that connects via Bluetooth. With a brand new free app, you can program it to mimic real time - and that's just the beginning! The Meccanoid G15 KS is open source, so you can start programming yourself.
Recognizes more than 100 pre-programmed voice commands and has an unlimited number of recorded voice commands by the user
Says thousands of sentences, including jokes, fun facts and questions. Plays games, initiates conversations and remembers your birthday
Twelve different forms of interactivity
Rechargeable Ni-MH battery
Integrated Bluetooth® Smart Technology compatible with iOS and Android devices
High-impact polycarbonate sheets (100% compatible with classic Meccano construction system)
LED eyes with more than 500 colour variations
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The Meccanoid robotic kit is launched later this year for $399. At the moment it is not yet known when the kit will be for sale in the Netherlands.