Anyone looking for a way to learn more about programming robots may be interested in a new desktop programmable robot created by Akki, based in San Francisco, California. Akki has been created to provide provide both children and adults with an introduction to the latest technologies such as computer vision, machine learning and robotics. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about this small robot which has this week taken to Kickstarter to raise the required $70,000 needed to make the jump into production.
Akki is available to back with early bird pledges available from $170 or roughly £133 and is available in a variety of different colours depending on your preference. If all goes well worldwide shipping is expected to take place during November 2018. “Typically robotics kits are oriented to mechanics and assembly. Moving beyond installations, coding and assembling to create a finished application is not exactly a ‘piece of cake’. With Akki, you can bring your brilliant ideas to life with ease and watch the enjoyment and sense of accomplishment in your young ones. Akki has amazing capabilities and functionalities. Similar to humans, he can move around with ease, see the world around him, interact using display, sounds, lights and sense with his sensors. “
For more information, full specifications and a complete list of all available pledges, jump over to the official Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign page by following the link below. “Simplifying Advanced Robotics, so Everyone can do it !! Less Coding & Assembling,…but a lot more Creativity & Fun !!!”
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: DIY Projects, Hardware, Top News