Sony now has a Koov robotics learning kit for US classrooms

After soft-launching a blocks-based educational robotics kit in the US last summer to gauge local interest, Sony has judged the reception for its Koov kit warm enough to fire a fully fledged educator offering into the US market. The Koov Educator Kid goes up for pre-order today, with an estimated shipping date of March 25.

The $520 price-tag puts it at the pricier end of the spectrum so far as STEM-targeted learn-to-code gizmos generally go. (And there are a lot of those quasi-educational ‘toys’ for parents to choose from these days.) But, as the name suggests, Sony’s Koov kit is specifically designed for educators and for use in classrooms, with each kit supporting multiple users.Specifically, each Koov Educator...