Lego has unveiled the Lego Mindstorms Education EV3 platform, the next generation of robotics for the classroom
The EV3 platform was created based on feedback from more than 800 educators worldwide, says Lego, and provides relevant robotics curriculum and technology for teaching computer science, science, technology, engineering, and math.
The platform includes customizable curriculum that is digitally delivered and installs directly into the Lego Mindstorms programming software lobby.
The Lego Mindstorms Education EV3 Core Set comes with the EV3 Brick, rechargeable battery, sensors, motors, large brick selection, a new ball wheel, and building instructions. The software platform for EV3 is based on National Instruments LabVIEW.
The Lego Mindstorms Education EV3 is available for preorder and will ship in the fall semester of 2013.