Robot That Combines AR and Coding Makes Debut

Augie gives students the opportunity to learn code through constructive, hands-on classroom play.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

Pai Technology, providers of engaging STEAM products using augmented reality for PreK-6 classrooms, announced at the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference the debut of Augie, a robot that pairs coding with augmented reality. Augie gives students the opportunity to learn code through constructive, hands-on classroom play.

Designed for early childhood and elementary grade students, Augie blends research from child development experts with the latest technology. With Augie, students discover how to code by controlling a range of the robot’s movements, and can use the video function to record their own sounds and movies.

Each level of Augie is accompanied by video animation. Students first learn about the programming task and then follow its guidance to write a programming sequence. By executing the right commands, students succeed and move on to the next level. In addition, students have the option to enter the free play-programming screen. Here, students can use what they learned in the classroom to write their own sequence and unlock more advanced programming language.

For more information about Augie and Pai Technology, visit http://www.edu.pai.technology/ or stop by booth 2058 at ISTE.

Featured

Related

Pai Technology Introduces Coding Robot at ISTE 2017 promo image

Pai Technology Introduces Coding Robot at ISTE 2017

Educators recognize the potential of augmented reality to improve learning, but need the right technology to meet classroom needs. To use the power of augmented reality in STEAM instruction, Pai Technology (@PaiTechnology), announces the debut of Augie, a robot that combines augmented reality and coding, at ISTE. With Augie, students learn how to write a programming sequence and gain technology skills that will ultimately broaden their sense of wonder.

LocknCharge Unveils Charging Case for Sphero SPRK+ Robots promo image

LocknCharge Unveils Charging Case for Sphero SPRK+ Robots

MADISON, Wis. (June 14, 2017) – To better enable educators to introduce coding to students using Sphero SPRK+ robots, LocknCharge announces the release of the Sphero SPRK+ Charging Case. The aluminum Case is designed to store, secure, protect and transport up to six Sphero SPRK+ robots. It also accommodates the robots’ inductive charging bases, maze tape and protractors.  Sphero SPRK+ robots are used in classrooms to inspire curiosity, creativity and invention through connected play and coding. Powered by the Sphero app, the robots allow students to easily learn programming, complete hands-on activities and share their creations with the community.