Smart blocks connect to your iPad, making regular building blocks look downright ancient


Remember the days when kids used to play with building blocks, instead of iPads?

With this toy, you can have the best of both worlds.

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Bilo is a building block set that lets kids build models digitally through real blocks in front of them. 

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The blocks have micro controllers in them, which communicate their position to a Bluetooth-enabled base plate. That works to connect with a companion app on your smartphone or tablet, so you can see your model getting formed as you lay the plastic blocks down. Read more…

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