Robot Rover Development Platform for Arduino Unleashed by RobotShop

Boisbriand, Quebec (PRWEB) December 24, 2008

RobotShop, the World’s Leading Source for Domestic and Professional Robot Technology, unleashes the RobotShop Robot Rover, the first ever development platform for the Arduino USB microcontroller. The RobotShop Robot Rover, which was designed in-house by the RobotShop Learning Center, is a low cost and versatile platform for robot hobbyists, developers and schools seeking a cost effective solution.

The RobotShop Robot Rover was designed to cater to the growing demand for a versatile and user-friendly development platform at a competitive price. The unit is fully customizable and provides great flexibility with its frame and Arduino USB microcontroller, taking robot development to a whole new level.

“Market research indicated a need for a small mobile rover based around the popular Arduino USB microcontroller,” stated Coleman Benson, from the RobotShop Learning Center.

“The Rover’s size and speed are perfect for small rooms and desktops, and the platform allows for many additional or alternative components. The versatile RobotShop Rover can be further customized using standard parts found at RobotShop.”

The RobotShop Robot Rover is made available in three variants, the Frame and Hardware Kit, Basic tracked Kit and the Complete Kit integrating Arduino USB microcontroller along with sensors and other exciting features. The Robot Rover manual made available on the RobotShop Robot Rover product page, provides useful assembly information and integration with Arduino USB microcontroller.

The RobotShop Robot Rover is also available to other resellers of Arduino based products. For more information on the RobotShop Dealer Program please visit the dealer section a RobotShop website.

About RobotShop Distribution Inc. (

It provides domestic robots, professional robots, robot development platforms and robot kits and specialized robotic parts. RobotShop is undertaking a broad strategic program aimed at promoting the evolution of robotic processes within our society, leading to the creation of a whole new world of possibilities: Robotics at your service!TM

For more information on the RobotShop Robot Rover Development Platform for the Arduino USB microcontroller, please visit


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