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Smart Car Robotics Kit
Wow! Explore the cutting edge of automotive technology with this futuristic car. Construct this high-tech car and use your tablet or smartphone to control the car’s motorized wheels and steering. On your device’s screen, watch the car drive through a virtual, augmented reality cityscape that you create yourself with AR coded cards. Use the free downloadable app to script a simple program that instructs your car to automatically follow a predetermined course through your city. The app interprets the AR codes as buildings and houses so that a virtual city springs up on your tablet’s screen. Once you have built your city, you can manually steer your car through it or program a route using a special “draw and drive” function in the app.
Learn first-hand about the forward-looking technologies of driverless vehicles as this smart car is actually a self-driving robotic automobile. You will learn about the technologies employed in autonomous vehicles, including laser detectors, GPS navigation, radar systems, and on-board computers.
The construction system in this kit, allows you to build seven cool-looking models in addition to the smart car. There is an illustrated step-by-step instructions allow you to build, remotely control, and program models of a motorcycle, forklift truck, futuristic car, airboat, helicopter, airplane, and flying car. A full-color, 64-page experiment manual provides assembly and usage instructions, as well as lots of information about these fascinating technologies.
The special Bluetooth Low Energy interface means your model’s batteries will last much longer. Free downloadable app. Tablet or smartphone hardware requirements: iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with Bluetooth Low Energy support, i.e. iPad mini; iPad 3 and 4 (iPad with retina display) or newer; iPhone 4S and 5 or newer; iPod touch 5th generation or newer; requires iOS 5.0 or newer. (Android device support in development.) .
- 211 pieces.
- Ages 10 and up.
- 13"W X 8"H x 2"D.