– From voice recognition to infrared TV controls, Codey Rocky users gain first familiarity with Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things.
NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Makeblock, the world leading STEAM education solution provider, today launched its latest smart robot – Codey Rocky on Kickstarter. Integrated with cutting-edge technologies like AI and IoT, Codey Rocky is the perfect affordable programmable robot for beginner coders aged 6+, offering a great way to introduce children to the basics of programming like Scratch 3.0, Python and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics).
Codey Rocky is the Smart Robot for Beginner Coding and AI Learning Codey Rocky Teaches Coding and AI with Ease
Codey Rocky is the entry-level robot that can be coded and controlled via using the graphical programming app mBlock 5. The Codey Rocky set comes with a detachable programming console named Codey and an add-on car named Rocky that takes Codey around. Codey Rocky is integrated with graphical programming software, AI and IoT technologies and more than 10 programmable electronic modules (built-in LED display, volume and light sensors, speakers, infrared receivers and emitters, and a six-axis gyroscope etc.). Users can also choose to code Codey Rocky via more advanced Python – the most popular language in the age of AI on mBlock 5.
“It’s widely known these days that learning to code in early year is essential, we are very excited to offer Codey Rocky, the perfect robot that’s easy for beginner coders to adopt and start to get a sense of technologies like AI, IoT, regardless of their level of coding experience,” Said Jasen Wang, founder & CEO of Makeblock, “Coding doesn’t have to be hard and boring, Codey Rocky is a very special robot and it’s an important step in our mission to make coding fun & accessible to all.”
Key features of Codey Rocky include –
Expressive LED Display: Code to customize expression, show time and weather, and personal messages on Codey’s 16×8 LED display. 10+ Programmable Electronic Modules: with more than 10 programmable electronic modules, Codey Rocky can be programmed to perform a wide range of fun effects and functions. Graphical Programming: Codey Rocky teaches coding through its controls via the drag-and-drag visual programming app mBlock 5. Python support: Users can convert their graphical