No experience is needed to code with this nifty little robot. Edison can be coded easily using the control buttons on the device itself. Edison also provides three free web applications to code the robot, controlling it with various actions:
- EdBlocks – A simple drag and drop coding program perfect for introducing the concept!
- EdWare – Involves a hybrid graphical language, useful for intermediate coders.
- EdPy – A python based language which is perfect for advanced programmers.
Edison robot has built in sensors, lights, sounds and detectors which enable the robot to perform different tasks. Coding can be as simple as scanning a barcode and Edison will perform the task assigned to it. Watch Edison sumo wrestle other robots, stay within borders, avoid obstacles, follow a torch or even be controlled by claps! Two or more robots can be connected together and Edison is even compatible with LEGO® blocks.
Free downloadable online resources are available to assist with lesson plans and activities. Let your creativity shine with Edison’s endless possibilities. It is the perfect way to introduce robotics to budding inventors!
FEATURES & SPECS
Each pack includes:
- 1 x Edison Robot
- 1 x EdComm Cable
4 x AAA batteries are required (not included).
Recommended for ages eight and over. Not suitable for children aged three years and under.
Packaging dimensions: 78 x 87 x 42mm