Project Description

PRIA(Vienna, Austria) is an independent non-profit organization with the aim to promote scientific and technical excellence in schools. To do so, they use robotics in education and various research projects, where they involve students with exciting scientific and engineering topics.

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They developed Hedgehog to be simple, flexible and affordable. The Hedgehog Educational Robotics Controller is the centerpiece of this platform, that you combine with your smartphone or computer. Its simplicity makes it suitable for beginners, and Hedgehog is powerful enough to grow with your needs.


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The hardware supports up to 16 analog sensors, 16 digital sensors, 6 motors and 6 servo-motors. You can even use smartphone sensors, like the built-in cameras, gyroscope, and accelerometer over WizFi210.The controller is powered by a 2100mAh NiMH battery to provide long run times.

 

Now, Hedgehog is introduced in Kickstarter as below.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/priarobotics/hedgehog-educational-robotics-controller

And AllAboutCircuits selected the Hedgehog as Five Best Hardware Kickstarter.

http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/news/the-five-best-hardware-kickstarters-that-need-your-money/

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Source URL : https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/priarobotics/hedgehog-educational-robotics-controller/