Bero – Be the Robot

Bero Robot Toy

If you are looking for a new robot friend you might want to check out Bero – Be the Robot. Bero will be a lot of fun and this bluetooth-controlled robot is open-source.

It features an infrared optical navigation system for autonomous navigation and he is compatible with any Bluetooth 2.0-enabled smart device, like your iPhone, iPad and Android device. It also has a Bero app for programming on both iOS and Android.

Bero Be the Robot

Bero – Be the Robot

  • Bluetooth-controlled, open-source robot
  • White or black – it’s a surprise!
  • Tank-style caterpillar tracks
  • Compatible with iPhones, iPads, Android – any Bluetooth 2.0-enabled smart device
  • Comes pre-programmed to drive around, move arms and head, play back sound files, dance to music, and react to smart device notifications
  • Micro gearbox motors including:
    • Left track motion drive for moving around
    • Right track motion drive for moving around
    • Left arm with analog position sensor
    • Right arm with analog position sensor
    • Head turning left and right with analog position sensor
  • 6 LEDs in the eyes
  • 2 LEDs for the headphones (can light up to music)
  • Infrared optical navigation system for autonomous navigation (2 IR transmitters, 1 IR receiver – detection range 3″ – 5″)
  • Battery: 500mAh LiPo rechargeable (3-5 hours of normal use, charges via mini USB port)
  • Onboard advanced system on a chip (SOC) with updateable firmware, and updates, stored in onboard FLASH memory for taking care of low level program routines
  • SD Card slot for program low level program routine updates and for storing motion tables and program instructions
  • Onboard speaker
  • Included: one white or black Bero, SD card
  • Dimensions: 4″ tall

Bero is $149.99 from ThinkGeek.com. At last you can have your own personal robot.

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Conner has been blogging for major internet publications since 2007, has authored several Sci-Fi novels and short stories and loves geek/tech toys. His latest project is a new geek toy store over at botropolis.ecrater.com where he hopes to make many geeks happy by making sure they stay young.

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