Makeblock Makes DIY & STEM educational robots More Diverse & Accessible for Everyone
SAN FRANCISCO, May.17, 2016 – Makeblock (Shenzhen Maker Works Technology Co., Ltd), a leading DIY robotics construction platform founded in 2012, was largely recognized as “Lego for adults” after first launched its robot kits on Kickstarter. This year, together with its new cutting-edge technology, 5 DIY, STEM educational and new consumer products on display, including mBot Ranger, Ultimate Robot Kit 2.0, mGiraffe 3D Printer, MegaPi and Codeybot, Makeblock will introduce its “DIY Robotics for Makers & Stem Learners” concept at Maker Faire Bay Area 2016 from May. 20-22.
The “DIY Robotics for Makers & Stem Learners “concept demonstrates Makeblock’s company slogan “Construct your dream ” with comprehensive robot kits as well as mechanical parts, Arduino-compatible electronics, software. Makeblock provides the mentality a beginner needs to be integrated into the environments of daily life, from maker space to their home to classroom to their lab for prototyping. Makeblock is suitable for users ranging from beginners to experts to turn their ideas into working robots.
“Makeblock is really happy that the market acknowledges its impact in the maker/DIYer community. To continue this exciting journey of making DIY robotics friendly to anyone, We now expand our market scope to cover more diverse products for makers and STEM learners of all ages,” says the founder, CEO of Makeblock and robot hobbyist Jasen Wang. “We are excited to spread our vision globally. Makeblock is here to enrich the soil of creativity for the makers and to make STEM accessible to all.”
After the wild success of Makeblock’s educational robot kit series targeting makers and educators, the Shenzhen-based hardware startup recently expanded its reach and broadened its portfolio of products to serve maker, STEM and consumer markets in more verticals. Now Makeblock’s customer base comprises an esteemed group of individual makers, engineers, designers, educators, schools, and hobbyists in over 69 countries with major distributors like Radioshack®, Maplin® and Barnes & Noble® around the globe, contributing a revenue rise from 0 to 6 million dollars in but two years.
Visit Makeblock’s Booth at Maker Faire Bay Area
Visitors at Makeblock’s booth (Zone 2, Expo Hall, San Mateo County Event Center) will experience how Makeblock’s selected spectrum of affordable, educational, DIY robot kits and ready- to-play robot toy products, including mBot 1.1, mBot Ranger, Ultimate Robot Kit 2.0, mGiraffe 3D Printer, MegaPi and Codeybot inspire and empower its users to think, create, program and construct their dreams.