Topobo – robot with kinetic memory
Robot toys are trendy among children these days. Especially DIY robot kits are getting more popular as these kits stimulate imagination and creativity. Topobo kit is becoming a most playful robot kit with kinetic memory where the assembled robot can memorize its motion and play it back. It is possible to teach robot various motions like animal walk, dance by simply guiding it. Three researchers of MIT Media Lab developed Topobo. This is not a new toy, but since 2003 it was used for various exhibits, and only a few lucky could try this toy. Now, this kit is widely accessible.