Miko 3 educational robot with artificial intelligence for kids launched in India

Deepak Gupta February 18, 2022
Updated 2022/02/18 at 11:06 AM

Miko 3, an artificial intelligence learning robot for children, has been launched in India. Miko, the company that launched the robot, says the Miko 3 offers the most immersive educational experiences on the planet. Miko 3 aims to meet the educational and developmental dynamics of children aged 5 to 10 years. It speaks eight languages, comes with a large touchscreen, and offers access to coding lessons. The robot comes equipped with a wide-angle HD camera.

Miko 3 pricing, availability

The price of the Miko 3 in India is Rs.19,999 and it is available at amazon as well as in Miko’s website. Currently, the website is offering the robot at a price of Rs. 18,999. The Miko 3 is available in two color options: Martian Red and Pixie Blue.

Features of Miko 3

Miko 3 is aimed at 5-10 year olds and offers age-appropriate content on various STEM topics for learning, the company says, adding that it caters to children’s unique educational and developmental dynamics. According to Sneh R. Vaswani, co-founder and CEO of Miko, the Miko 3 is the “most advanced and emotionally intelligent robot in the company”. The company says that through AI, Miko 3 “instills feelings of companionship and encourages creative interactions that are individual to each child.”

The educational robot offers content from apps aimed at kids including Lingokids, Da Vinci Kids, Kidloland, Cosmic Kids, Out of This Word, Tiny Tusks, Dreamykid and more with a subscription. Content includes over 1,000 games, videos, stories, puzzles, songs, coding experiences, and yoga sessions. It also allows parents to track their children’s usage and learning through the Miko Parent app. In addition, children have access to Mikode coding lessons that teach them how to write their own programs to control Miko. According to the company, all user data is protected by the highest security standards, including strong privacy policies and a closed system with enhanced encryption.

The Miko 3 comes with an IPS screen that can be used for video calls, high-performance speakers, rubber wheels, and an ABS body that is designed to be impact resistant, non-toxic and built to last. As far as hardware is concerned, the AI ​​robot gets a wide-angle HD camera, two MEMS microphones, a time-of-flight sensor, and odometer sensors, some of which help the robot map distances and avoid obstacles.


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