Statement on “Makeblock.es”, “Makeblock España” and unsupported software in European region.

  • Posted on October 31, 2017 - 9:34 am
  • By Erik

This statement has made on the date of October 4th, 2017, is a clarification regarding the website “Makeblock.es”, “Makeblock España” and unsupported software in European region. We, Makeblock Co., Ltd. ( Makeblock ), the owner of the trademark “Makeblock” in European Union, has found that Distintiva Solutions S.Coop ( Distintiva ), without authorization, carries out […]

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Looking Back at Maker Faire New York

  • Posted on October 27, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • By Erik
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From the fire breathing dragons to the DIY fans, Makeblock had an awesome time at Maker Faire New York. On a warm September weekend Makeblock joined in on the fun by talking to attendees about products as well as have a few special guests do demonstrations of their Makeblock creations at our booth. At Makeblock’s […]

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Makeblock Joins the Great Sports Legends 32nd Annual Dinner

  • Posted on October 9, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • By Erik
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The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, honored an unparalleled group of Hall of Famers, Gold Medalists, World Champions and philanthropists in front of a crowd of over 1,300 supporters tonight at the New York Hilton Midtown, raising millions toward spinal cord injury research during the […]

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Unleash the Inventor In You at Maker Faire New York

  • Posted on September 18, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • By Erik
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Imagine a place with an electric current going through the air, where people gather to share the stories of how they programmed and built their own unique creations. This sensational experience can only be had at a Maker Faire, like the one taking place right in the heart of New York City this month. Makeblock […]

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Makeblock Invites Visitors to Pursue New Horizons at IFA Berlin 2017

  • Posted on August 28, 2017 - 1:59 pm
  • By Erik
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Makeblock is excited to announce its attendance at IFA 2017 in Berlin, Germany, during September 1-6th. Displayed on-site for visitors to experience will be Airblock, our programmable and transformable drone, together with Makeblock Neuron, our electronic building block platform, and a familiar face – mBot. We are also previewing two new projects for the first […]

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Makeblock Neuron Gold Winner in IDSA International Design Excellence Award (IDEA®) 2017

  • Posted on August 21, 2017 - 6:36 pm
  • By Erik
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(Shenzhen, China)—August 21, 2017—Makeblock Neuron, designed by Yiyue Zheng and Pu Liu of Makeblock R&D Center for Makeblock Co., Ltd., is a Gold Winner in the Children’s Products category and a recipient of the Plastics Innovation Award in the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) 2017 hosted by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). “It is […]

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Pirates Take Over the Makeblock Makerathon

  • Posted on August 9, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • By Erik
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The night was grim, The wind suddenly stopped, Calm before the storm   Suddenly, In the fog of the night, A crimson outline suddenly appeared   “Revenge the Queen!” A ship that owned the seven seas, A hundred years ago, it sank, And now it sails again! “Pirates” was the theme of the June Makerathon, […]

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Crowning Wuhan’s Siege Masters in MakeX Robot Challenge 2017

  • Posted on August 7, 2017 - 6:21 pm
  • By Erik
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The last weekend of July saw a large force of powerful robots enter the Chinese city of Wuhan. But rather than a sci-fi film or an alien invasion, it was the Wuhan stop of the nation-wide MakeX Robot Challenge 2017. Designed as a global platform centered around robotics and with the aim to educate new […]

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Hong Kong’s STEM in mBot 2017 Competition Uncovers Next Generation of Talented Technologists

  • Posted on August 2, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • By Erik
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On July 30th, the finale of Hong Kong’s largest ever Makeblock robotics competition in took place at Hong Kong Cyberport. Organized by Tin Ka Ping Secondary School, Hong Kong University’s e-Learning Development Laboratory, Hong Kong Cyberport, together with Makeblock Hong Kong’s exclusive distributor Everbest Technologies. Being supported and sponsored by the Office of the Government Chief Information […]

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Mexico’s ROBOMATH A Hit Among Students

  • Posted on July 28, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • By Erik
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Hearing the name Mexico mentioned probably brings many different things to mind – large hats, delicious and spicy food, and a natural scape filled with odd, needly plants called cacti. But that image needs updating because Mexico is an optimistic and forward looking country with a booming Maker culture. Just this year, robotics education was […]

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A look back at hack.init()

  • Posted on July 25, 2017 - 3:48 pm
  • By Erik
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The first edition of hack.init(), China’s premier youth hackathon, took place over 24 hours July 8-9th with 300 Chinese and international students of ages 16-21 try their hand at inventing new hardware products through the use of Makeblock hardware and software platforms. We talked to Zhou Yiheng from one of the student teams to hear about […]

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Makeblock Airblock Tilt and LED Project

  • Posted on July 10, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • By Erik
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This is a guest post by Airblock user, software developer and Code Club New Zealand volunteer and maker Ben Chartrand, originally posted on his blog LIFT.CODE.PLAY.  In this project we are making use of the Makeblock Airblock’s tilt and LED functions, in hovercraft mode. Prerequisites You will need an Airblock setup with your tablet. Checkout this project for […]

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