TITLE

NEW PRODUCTS

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Exceptional Parent;Mar2014, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Product Review
ABSTRACT
The article evaluates several products for children, including ASK NAO humanoid robot from Aldebaran Robotics, Power Fish'n Pro electric fishing reel and the Hit Zone Deluxe Baseball Practice Tee with Variable Control from Deanmark Inc.
ACCESSION #
94895368

 

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