Vortex , a programmable toy robot designed for kids. It is an Android or iphone controlled toy. There are 5 games that kids can play with together with fully customized personality and appearance through APP.
Vortex is programmable. It is based on Arduino which allow it compatible with most Arduino programming language such as Arduino IDE. If you are not familiar with Arduino, we have a visual programming APP named "WhenDo" to get started with. Vortex has 32 eye expressions and unlimited light effects, it has build-in mp3 player and allow you upload your own voice and mp3 files.
Two or more robots compete in a head-to-head match following the basic rules of traditional sumo matches. Each Vortex will keep rotating and dart forward when button is pressed. The sole purpose is a pushing match between players to force others out of the arena, and the last one who stays in the arena will be the winner. The fun really begins in the chaos mode where players can choose to fight in alliance or solo.
Do you want to practice golf with a robot? This application provides a user interface to play and record your shots during your practice as if you were in a golf course. Change golf clubs by hitting according to instructions. You can see your hits simultaneously with Vortex as the moving ball. At the end of the game, players are awarded points based on performance, and they can share and compete with other players.
Turn your home into Daytona, Silverstone, or even Dakar Rally. Driving features a continuously expanding tracks, 4 uniquely tuned Vortex racers, and over 50 props. Instead of stimulating driving experience in the software, this game comes with Real-Time Sensing, Time Trials, Ghost Challenges, and innovative Augmented Reality technology, allowing you to race anyone, anytime, anywhere.
Take part in the most immersive robot soccer game and show that you are the best on the pitch. Team up with your friends, take control of your robot player and defend the goal. Starting with a rookie, you’ll need to improve your handling and tactics and to compete against others for the championship. The game can be played with 2 to 22 players at the same time.
A piece of moving music
A puppet show
A vacuum cleaner
A moving camera
A dog feeder/annoyer
Pretty much anything else, because Vortex is open source!
2. Be creative and invent: Vortex is completely open source, modify it in any way you like
3. Simple steps, graphical programming, and instant play
4. Personalize your robot: You decide what your Vortex will look like
5. Sleek, cute, harmless: a perfect gift for your loved ones
- MCU: Atmega328
- Power: 3.5~6V (4xAA Battery/USB)
- Size: Diameter: 120mm; Height: 64mm
- net weight: 260g
- Support Bluetooth 4.0
- App: VortexBot
- Programming Method: WhenDo/Ardunio
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