Innovation365 Robits and toys

Today's innovation comes from Lego Mindstorms.

What is innovative? This product provides tools for kids to develop robots! How cool is that? There is no welding, high powered servos, or other dangerous equipment. It connects to your lego toys already in the toy bin, and it is programmable. Look at what people have done with these robots:
What is more interesting is the ideation approach Lego is taking with its new release of Mindstorms NXT. See the Wired article Geeks in Toyland. This is a great example of tapping the minds of the external network, sometimes called open source innovation.


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