- Apr 12, 2001
As noted by Engadget, Lego has announced Mindstorms EV3, a new line of kid-friendly robotics designed to introduce children to building and programming robots while also attracting hobbyists and other robot enthusiasts.
The Intelligent Brick offers full compatibility with iOS and Android devices right out of the box, and a new infrared sensor provides additional control over robots. Mindstorms EV3 also features Linux-based firmware, a USB port, and an SD expansion slot.
At launch, the set will include building instructions for 17 robots, like "Reptar" the robotic snake that slithers and "Everstorm" the mohawk-sporting humanoid that can shoot mini spheres while it walks.We are equipping today's tech-literate generation of children with a more accessible, yet sophisticated robotics kit that meets their tech play expectations and abilities to truly unleash their potential so that they may surprise, impress and excite the world with their creativity.
Lego has partnered with Autodesk to incorporate its first set of 3D building instructions, which will be released in the form of an iPad app.
Lego Mindstorms EV3 will be available for purchase in the summer of 2013 for $349.99.
Article Link: CES 2013: LEGO Debuts iOS-Compatible LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3