Smart Car Robotics Kit
by Thames & Kosmos
Explore the advanced technology in the automotive industry with the futuristic car in this kit! Construct the sleek, high-tech car, then use your iPad or iPhone to control the car's motorized wheels and steer it in any direction! Use your device to see a virtual cityscape in which you can navigate your car. But first, you have to set up the virtual cityscape with the included AR (augmented reality) cards! While you are having fun and exerpimenting, you will be learning about the forward-looking technologies of driverless vehicles! Also learn about the technologies employed in autonomous vehicles, including laser detectors, GPS navigation, radar systems, and on-board computers. Your creativity doesn't stop with just one car, though! Construct seven other, cool models, each of which can also be controlled with the app on your iPhone or iPad! In addition to the sleek future car, build an airboat, a flying car, a forklift truck, a motorcycle, an airplane, a three-wheeled car, and a helicopter.
Includes a 64-page, full color manual! For ages 10 and up.
Tablet or smartphone hardware requirements: iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with Bluetooth Low Energy Support, i.e. iPad mini; iPad 3 and 4 (iPad with retina display) or newer; iPhone 4S and 5 or newer; iPod touch 5th generation or newer; requires iOS 5.0 or newer.
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