Phoenix, AZ, February 13, 2018: Mand Labs, a science and engineering learning startup, announces its debut at the NYC Toy Fair in February. During the four-day fair starting from February 17-20, Mand Labs hopes to attract children, DIY enthusiasts, makers, parents, students, educators and anyone interested to experience the magic of electrons and physics through demonstration of real world projects built using KIT-1.
Some of the interesting projects that will be on demo at the fair include: Controlling home lights using a clap, casino game lucky 7, IR security alarm system, temperature sensor, automatic night lamp among many others.
KIT-1 comes bundled with all requisite hardware and electronic components of industrial grade quality, two guide books, step-by-step building instructions and interactive learning videos required to build an array of 60+ projects, all packaged inside a box that opens up into a personalized vertical workstation.
Ideal for makers, educators and students alike, it is designed for anyone, even without the basic knowledge of electronics, to bring their ideas to life. Whether glowing the LED, beeping a buzzer or creating a burglar alarm, KIT-1 will allow you to physically play, understand and build things with a little imagination and creativity.
Gurpawan Mand, founder and CEO of Mand Labs, explains: “KIT-1 was designed to be used as a personalized makers’ lab. It provides all the tools, knowledge and intellect freedom to tinkerers who want to get started with building their own circuits. You use real world components to make real world projects and gain real world skills”.
“While you can quickly assemble any circuit on the breadboard using the step-by-step visual instructions, KIT-1 also allows you to build projects in less than 30 minutes. The instructions in the interactive videos and guide books empower you to self-learn at your own pace and enjoy the process of building circuits from start to finish. The instructions have been tested on 15,000 users worldwide in live hands-on workshops,” adds Mr. Mand.
You can catch Mand Labs in action at stall # 5959 at the New York Toy Fair, 2018.
About Mand Labs
Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, Mand Labs is a science and engineering learning startup, founded by Gurpawan Mand in 2016. With a mission to make STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning more fun, hands-on and interactive through innovative do-it-yourself (DIY) learning kits and practical curriculum, Mand Labs aspires to make students independent makers and creative tinkerers.
It’s flagship product, Mand Labs KIT-1, is one of its kind and comes with comprehensive digital learning curriculum on electrical, electronics and semiconductors in physics. It was launched on Amazon in May 2016. Mand Labs has successfully raised its first series of funding from the Goose Society of Texas, which is “by invitation only” group of 13 successful entrepreneurs and venture capitalists dedicated to funding early stage start-ups and mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs.
Founded by legendary silicon valley capitalist Dr. Jack Gill, the GOOSE Society group members include names such as Rod Canion (Founder and Former CEO of Compaq), Michael Holthouse (Founder of a computer company that was later sold to Sprint), Arthur Ciocca (Chairman of The Wine Group, world’s largest wine producer and distributor), Terry Giles (a California attorney and business owner), and Leo Linbeck (President and CEO of Aquinas Corp., parent company to commercial construction companies).