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CNET 13 Jan 2021

The coolest robot you can own: Handstands, flips and more tricks of Robosen K1 (First Look)

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Bridget Carey gets a first look at the Robosen K1 Interstellar Scout, a high-end STEM toy robot coming out soon — and it's got some serious moves. The K1 can be programmed though an app or with voice commands. She takes it for a spin during this year's all-digital CES 2021.


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