Octobointeractive plush octopus toy System Prototyping & Protocol Design collaborator: Yuting Su
Octobo is a plush soft robot that helps children from 0-7 years old learn the alphabet, spelling, rhythm, and the foundations of STEM education.
Yuting Su designed Octobo at USC. As the sole developer on her thesis project team, I…
- created the microcontroller software, BLE-based communication protocol, and iPad app that allow the toy to interact with children
- worked with Yuting to evaluate microcontrollers and sensors for the toy’s prototype
- showcased the toy at events
- helped Yuting in discussions with potential manufacturers