Makeblock Builds Creative Kit for Learning Apple#s Swift Programming Language with Neuron

Information Technology Press Releases Friday September 21, 2018 09:47
SHENZHEN, China--21 Sep--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
Neuron Explorer Kit Now Available at   Apple.com and Apple Stores

Makeblock, the world leading STEAM education solution provider, announces that its Neuron Explorer Kit is boarding Apple Swift Playgrounds to help students unleash their creativity and thrive in the age of technology. Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun. When combined with Makeblock's Neuron Explorer Kit, it serves as a perfect starting tool for students with no coding knowledge.

Makeblock designed an immersive 4-section learning program, the Neuron Playgrounds, to make Swift coding easy and fun with the Neuron Explorer. Students will learn how the concepts of coding and engineering unfold in the physical world through hands-on projects with the Neuron Explorer Kit. The Neuron Explorer Kit is exclusively designed for and available for purchase at Apple.com and select Apple stores around the world and features four supplementary cases for users to build creations from precise laser-cut cardboard. Users can bring the creations to life with the 12 programmable Neuron blocks and Swift coding. Included creations are the Explorer car, Piano, Ukulele and a LED Sword. More than 30 lessons combining physical building techniques with digital learning through Neuron's flow-based programing are available now in Apple's Swift Playgrounds for the iPad .

Once the Neuron Explorer is connected to Swift Playgrounds through Bluetooth, users have access to engaging on-screen experiences. Coding a movement for the Explorer will cause its motors to roar on the iPad screen as well as in real life once the program is run. It not only gives users an unlimited coding experience but also serves as a visual expression of what the Swift code should be doing and how to control Neuron with the user's own code.

"Since day one, Makeblock has been dedicated to helping people turn their ideas into reality and letting creation be a way of life. At Makeblock, we believe our future is driven not only by technology but also through creativity," explained Jasen Wang, Founder and CEO of Makeblock. "Makeblock Neuron is designed to unleash students' creative potential and teach them how to use technology to solve problems. As a result, Swift Playgrounds is an ideal place for Makeblock to inspire creativity and at the same time encourage more students to become problem solvers."

Makeblock Neuron has received 8 international awards/certifications: 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.

Creative journeys with the Neuron Explorer Kit can begin by downloading Swift Playgrounds at Apple App Store and subscribing the Neuron Playgrounds. Or download   Neuron App to experience IoT on Makeblock's own flow-based coding platform.

About Makeblock

Makeblock Co., Ltd, founded in 2013, is a leading STEAM education solution provider. Targeting the STEAM education and entertainment markets for schools, educational institutions and families, Makeblock provides the most complete hardware, software, content solutions, and top-notch robotics competitions, with the aim of achieving deep integration of technology and education. To learn more, follow @Makeblock on   Facebook or on Twitter , or visit www.makeblock.com .

About Apple Swift Playgrounds

Swift is a robust and intuitive programming language created by Apple for building apps for iOS, Mac, Apple TV, and Apple Watch. Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun. It requires no coding knowledge, so it's perfect for students just starting out.

Photo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20180920/2243461-1

Latest Press Release

Whale Cloud and Alibaba Partner with Ghana on Innovative City Development

Whale Cloud (rebranded from ZTEsoft) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Ghana on innovative city development at the headquarters of Alibaba Group. Mr. Ben Zhou, CEO International of Whale Cloud, and Mrs. Ursula Owusu...

Singapore#s NAMIC Joins ASTM International#s Global Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence as Strategic Partner

Today, global standards leader ASTM International announced that Singapore's National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC) will join its Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence as a strategic partner. ASTM International recently...

Codewise Names Dr. John Malatesta Chief Executive Officer

Codewise, the industry's first provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions for digital marketers, recognized by the Financial Times as one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe, today announced it has named Dr. John...

ADATA P10050C Power Bank Wins Golden Pin Design Award 2018

ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, is proud to announce that its P10050C power bank has won a Golden Pin Design Award 2018. This win for the P10050C is a reaffirmation of ADATA's commitment...

ASUS พาสินค้าไอทีกวาด 9 รางวัลจาก #Good Design Awards 2018 ย้ำผู้นำด้านการออกแบบและนวัตกรรม นำโดย ZenBook S และ ZenFone 5

เอซุสคว้ารางวัลด้านการออกแบบจาก 'Good Design Awards' ได้รับรางวัลชนะเลิศถึง 9 ประเภทสินค้า ตั้งแต่ZenBook S, ZenFone 5, ZenBeam S2, Gimbal G3M, ProArt PA34VC, ProArt PQ22UC, ASUS Mini PC PN, PB series, และ ASUS VG49V...

Related Topics