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HEX BUG & VEX ROBOTICS

HEXBUG is a company that designs, develops, and markets robotic toys. The company was founded in 2007 in Greenville, Texas, by Innovation First International, Inc., a company that was founded in 1996 developing small-scale robotic products, mostly for FIRST Robotics Competition. HEXBUG was designed to expand the company's presence in the retail toy market, as well as add to the experience created by VEX Robotics, a subsidiary brand of Innovation First International, Inc. that specializes in robotics built in a fashion similar to Erector Sets, and Rack Solutions, which is an engineering firm that specializes in information technology products.

HEXBUG's products are based on the concept of BEAM robotics, which stands for "Behavioral Electronics, Autonomous Machines." BEAM robotics is a type of robotics that uses simple electronic components to create robots that can move and behave in a variety of ways. HEXBUG's robots are powered by small batteries and use infrared sensors to navigate their surroundings.

HEXBUG's products have been very successful, and the company has won numerous awards, including the Toy of the Year Award from The Toy Association. HEXBUG's products are sold in over 100 countries around the world.

HEXBUG is known for its high-quality, affordable robotic toys. The company's BattleBots line is a favorite among kids and adults alike. These small, remote-controlled robots are based on the popular TV show BattleBots, and they can engage in exciting battles with each other. HEXBUG also offers a variety of other robotic toys, including insect replicas, spiderbots, and even a line of robotic pets.

VEX Robotics is a more educationally-focused brand. The company's kits allow kids to build their own robots from scratch, using a variety of different components. VEX Robotics kits are often used in schools and STEM programs, and they can help kids learn about engineering, design, and problem-solving.

Both HEXBUG and VEX Robotics offer high-quality, engaging robotic toys. The best brand for your child will depend on their age, interests, and learning style.

  • HEXBUG was founded in 2005 by Eric and Trevor Grubb. The company is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
  • VEX Robotics was founded in 1995 by Dean Kamen. The company is headquartered in Vermont.
  • Both HEXBUG and VEX Robotics have won numerous awards, including Toy of the Year awards from the Toy Industry Association.
  • Both brands are committed to providing high-quality, educational products that help kids learn about STEM subjects.


Here are some of the most popular HEXBUG products:

HEXBUG Nano: The HEXBUG Nano is a small, six-legged robot that can crawl, climb, and spin. It is available in a variety of colors and models, including a ladybug, a spider, and a scorpion.

HEXBUG BattleBots: The HEXBUG BattleBots are small, remote-controlled robots that can fight each other in a variety of arenas. The robots are based on real-life BattleBots, which are robots that compete in a televised fighting tournament.

HEXBUG Spider: The HEXBUG Spider is a large, six-legged robot that can crawl and climb. It is available in a variety of colors, including black, red, and blue.

HEXBUG Aquabot: The HEXBUG Aquabot is a small, remote-controlled underwater robot. It can swim, dive, and spin. It is available in a variety of colors, including blue, green, and orange.

HEXBUG NanoMods: The HEXBUG NanoMods are small, modular robots that can be customized and built in a variety of ways. They are available in a variety of colors and parts, so kids can create their own unique robots.
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HEXBUG BattleBots Arena: The HEXBUG BattleBots Arena is a large, interactive arena where kids can battle their HEXBUG BattleBots robots. The arena includes a variety of obstacles and features, so kids can create their own unique battles.

HEXBUG Creepycrawlies: These small, realistic robotic insects are perfect for kids who love bugs. They come in a variety of species, including a spider, a scorpion, and a cockroach.

HEXBUG Nano Discovery Zone: This set includes a variety of HEXBUG Nano robots, as well as a playset with obstacles and features. Kids can use their imagination to create their own adventures.

HEXBUG Nano Tanks: These small, remote-controlled tanks can drive, shoot, and spin. They are perfect for kids who love to battle.

HEXBUG BattleBots MAX: This large, arena-based BattleBots set includes two remote-controlled robots, as well as an interactive arena with obstacles and features. Kids can battle their friends to see who is the ultimate BattleBots champion.

HEXBUG Nano Chrome: These small, chrome-plated robots are a stylish and sophisticated addition to any collection.

HEXBUG Nano 2.0: These new and improved HEXBUG Nano robots feature improved movement and a longer battery life.

HEXBUG BattleBots Vertical Arena: This new arena allows kids to battle their HEXBUG BattleBots robots in a vertical environment.

HEXBUG NanoMods 2.0: This new version of the HEXBUG NanoMods robots features new parts and features, allowing kids to create even more unique robots.

HEXBUG X-Ray RoboPets: These small, robotic pets are made of transparent plastic, so kids can see their internal mechanisms.

HEXBUG Nano Gecko: This small, robotic gecko can climb walls and ceilings.

HEXBUG Nano Scorpion: This small, robotic scorpion can sting and crawl.

HEXBUG Nano Firefly: This small, robotic firefly can light up and fly.

These are just a few of the many new HEXBUG products available. HEXBUG is constantly innovating and creating new and exciting robots and toys for kids of all ages. So be sure to check out the latest HEXBUG products and see what all the excitement is about!

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