Building block toy kits can be controlled with kids’ smartphones

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We've seen building block toys that incorporate elements of electronics before, in projects such as LittleBits and GoldieBlox. Now, Atoms Express is enabling kids to use their smartphones to program the creations they make. The kits consist of 13 different types of building blocks that contain electronic components and act as sensors or processing units. Motors, light sensors, speakers, accelerometers and exploding bricks are all available, along with a Bluetooth iOS module that can receive information from an iPhone or iPad. Using this, kids can then control the device they have made. Each module also comes with LED indicators that…

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