April 20 – Makeblock, a leading global STEAM education solutions provider, showcased its award-winning products for coding, robotics, AI and IoT learning at Taipei iPOE Science Education Center. Teachers, distributors from Taipei were invited to see firsthand Makeblock’s latest products such as HaloCode, a wireless single board computer; LaserBox, a smart desktop laser cutter; Maker Education Solutions, a one-stop maker solution for students from primary school to university. In a DIY session, participants created their own maker project with LaserBox’s smart laser cutting and precise engraving functionalities.
LaserBox- Smart Desktop Laser Cutter
Specially designed for education and creation, LaserBox reimagines and redefines laser performance with a high-resolution ultra-wide-angle camera and AI visual algorithm. LaserBox can auto-identify any registered material and set up the cutting-engraving parameters accordingly.
HaloCode- a wireless single board computer
With its built-in Wi-Fi support and microphone, HaloCode can easily turn students’ ideas into IoT projects with speech recognition functionality. It is implanted with multiple sensors, such as 12 x Programmable Color LED light, a Motion Sensor, a Touch Sensor and more. HaloCode runs on mBlock 5, a Makeblock programming software, making it easy for everyone to make their own creations in an easy and fun way!
Maker Education Solutions – a one-stop maker education solution
Makeblock’s Maker Education Solutions align with requirements of curricula of different levels, integrating LaserBox with over 400 mechanical, electronic, aluminum modules and numerous tutorials and project cases. Solutions also provide students with MakeX robotics competition and Makerathon opportunities where they put their maker projects on trial.
Learning STEAM with Makeblock
For beginners and experts alike, Makeblock STEAM education solutions provide various tools and platforms, including structural and mechanic parts, electronic components, programming learning platforms, and cutting age technologies like AI and Deep Learning. Together with rich educational contents and engaging competitions such as MakeX, both educators and students can tap into an all-encompassing learning experience.
To date, Makeblock has received 9 international awards/certifications such as the
Edison Gold Award, IDEA Gold Award, 2018 CES Design Award, Finland Kokoa Education Standard Certification, German iF Product Design Award, German Red Dot Award, Japan’s Good Design Award and Korea’s K-Design Award.
Makeblock Co., Ltd, founded in 2013, is a leading STEAM education solution provider. Offering easy-to-use programmable robot kits, an electronic building block platform, a DIY robotics platform, courses and visual programming apps, it aims to help children unleash their full potential. Makeblock also runs a global youth robotics competition, MakeX, where student teams compete by building robots and in the process learn problem solving, technology skills, and teamwork. To date, Makeblock has 450 employees, half of whom are R&D personnel. For more information, please visit: http://www.makeblock.com.