When I watched Don’s interview with Raphael, I was transported back to my school days in the early 1980s and adventures with a BBC Micro ‘B’, Logo and a Turtle. While the user interface is definitely better, the patterns on the paper look just the same! To be fair to Raphael and Root Robotics, their turtle does do a bit more – it has over 50 sensors and actuators.
The Root robot will be shipping in June 2018 for US$199. Pre-orders are open.
Don Baine is the Gadget Professor and gives lectures at TheGadgetProfessor.com.
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