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Photon

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Photon is an educational robot for home or the classroom. It helps children learn problem-solving, programming, and other STEM-related skills.

Creator
Photon Entertainment
Country
Poland πŸ‡΅πŸ‡±
Year
2017
Type
Consumer, Education
Creator
Photon Entertainment
Country
Poland πŸ‡΅πŸ‡±
Year
2017
Type
Consumer, Education

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Specs

FEATURES
Light, touch, sound, and obstacle detection. Photon to Photon communication. Three programming applications.
HEIGHT
19 cm | 7.5 in
LENGTH
17 cm | 6.7 in
WIDTH
17.2 cm | 6.8 in
WEIGHT
0.69 kg | 1.5 lb
SPEED
1.5 km/h | 0.9 mph (max)

SENSORS
Head: Light and touch sensors. Body: time-of-flight laser sensor, sound sensor, accelerometer, rotary encoders, IR receivers.
ACTUATORS
Brushed DC motors
POWER
2600-mAh lithium-ion battery, 8 hours of operation
COMPUTING
Custom controller based on ARM-Cortex M3 microcontroller
SOFTWARE
Custom microcontroller software
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
2
MATERIALS
Polycarbonate, thermoplastic elastomer, ABS plastic
COST
$215
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
WEBSITE
https://photonrobot.com/