Texas Instruments (TI) today announced the TI-InnovatorTM Rover robotics solution for middle and high school students. Students can write programs on their TI graphing calculators that get Rover’s wheels turning and their minds learning.
Rover connects to the TI-Innovator Hub and either a TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator. Students without any exposure to coding or robotics can get started by writing a basic program to make Rover do things like draw, dance or even crash.
Rover was built specifically for use in the classroom and includes a rechargeable battery, color sensor, distance sensor, LED display, gyroscope and marker holder to trace on paper. This calculator-controlled robotic car will be available for purchase in the United States and Canada later this fall and in Europe in early 2018. For more information on where to buy, visit education.ti.com/rover.