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RVW VEX Toss Up Competition – One Day Left!

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There is only one day left to enter our Robot Virtual Worlds VEX Toss Up Competitions!

Written by Cara Friez

March 13th, 2014 at 3:28 pm

A Teacher’s POV: Using the Gyro Sensor

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In this “Teacher’s POV”, Jason discusses how implementing a Gyro Sensor eliminates any guesswork when it comes to programming your robot to turn.

Written by Cara Friez

February 24th, 2014 at 1:16 pm

ROBOTC Graphical Programming Preview Available!

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We are excited to announce the availability of the first preview release of ROBOTC Graphical Language for the VEX IQ platform. This new interface will allow you to program robots from inside ROBOTC with easy-to-use graphical blocks that can be drag-and-dropped to form a program. Download today!

Updates to Ruins of Atlantis and Operation Reset

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We’re happy to announce that we have a fresh batch of Robot Virtual Worlds updates for you! Read on for more detail.

Ruins of Atlantis

We’ve added lots of really cool ocean life to the level, over 20 species of fish. See if you can spot them all! These and other visual elements can be disabled in the Options menu of the splash screen.
Badges for completing the Ruins of Atlantis path with each robot have been added (See below). Each of …

Written by Jesse Flot

February 17th, 2014 at 3:55 pm

A Teacher’s POV: Fun With VEX IQ Remote Controls

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In our latest Teacher’s POV post, we highlight the new VEX IQ remote control and how your students can enjoy programming their robots with it!

Written by Cara Friez

February 4th, 2014 at 9:55 am

February Online Professional Development Courses

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The Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy will be offering two ROBOTC online professional development courses in February! Read more about them here.

Written by Cara Friez

January 31st, 2014 at 1:03 pm

New Robot Virtual Worlds Video!

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Robot Virtual Worlds just released a new video all about the software!! Check it out here!

2014 REC Foundation and Robomatter Scholarship

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REC Foundation and Robomatter are pleased to partner to offer one (1) $5,000 non-renewable scholarship to one (1) high school junior or senior intent on pursuing a degree related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics in college!

ROBOTC Graphical Natural Language

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Today we’re proud to give you a sneak peek to a new feature we’re calling “Graphical Natural Language”. This new interface will allow you to program robots from inside ROBOTC with easy-to-use graphical blocks that can be drag-and-dropped to form a program.

Updates for Ruins of Atlantis AND Expedition Atlantis Virtual Worlds!

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The Robot Virtual World team is happy to announce not one, but two early presents for you this years! Get ready for some deep sea robot programming, because we’ve updated both the Ruins of Atlantis and Expedition Atlantis virtual worlds.

Written by Jesse Flot

December 18th, 2013 at 4:18 pm