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Hello fellow ROBOTC fans!

I just created a ROBOTC Mailing list for those of you who like to be in the “in” crowd. :)

Just go to www.robotc.net and type in your Name and Email address on the right side. Subscribe by clicking the “Subscribe” button, unsubscribe by clicking the “unsubscribe” button.

I’ll update you on when a new release or beta version is out. Or if any important information regarding ROBOTC needs to be announced.

Happy programming!

Written by Vu Nguyen

June 30th, 2010 at 2:22 pm

Posted in FTC,General News,NXT,VEX

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New Cortex online class! Fall 2010 Teacher Training Schedule released!

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Greetings Educators!

The Robotics Academy has set some Online Teacher Training Dates for the Fall. The classes include the ROBOTC for LEGO/TETRIX and our brand new class: The ROBOTC for Cortex online class.

Here are the schedules for the Fall Online Teacher Training:

  1. ROBOTC for LEGO/TETRIX
  2. ROBOTC for Cortex – NEW!

Click here to take a look at all of the classes we have to offer!

Written by Vu Nguyen

June 28th, 2010 at 4:17 pm

Posted in General News,VEX

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FREE Download: ROBOTC for Cortex BETA 2.16 available

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Hi again,

ROBOTC for Cortex BETA 2.16 has just been uploaded to the servers. Click here to download it!

Here are the changes:

  • Trial extended to 9/31/2010 – Yay!
  • More accurate feedback from the Accelerometer in the game controller
  • Fixes an issue where ROBOTC was overloading the 2-wire H-Bridge motor ports when switching the from forward to reverse directions.
  • Various bug fixes

Hope you enjoy it!

By the way, Cortex hardware is now available for Pre-Order at the Robomatter Robotics Education store.
Be the first to get it!

New Cortex Hardware available for pre-order

Written by Vu Nguyen

May 24th, 2010 at 4:15 pm

Posted in General News,Releases,VEX

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FREE Download: ROBOTC for CORTEX beta now available!

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Exciting news everyone!

ROBOTC for Cortex 2.15 BETA is now available for your downloading pleasure. This version will allow you to be able to program the brand new Cortex microcontroller by IFI – Yes, the same makers of the original VEX platform.

Download it here – Download page for ROBOTC for Cortex BETA

NOTE:

This will overwrite your ROBOTC for IFI installation on your computer. This will only happen with the BETA builds and will not happen with the official release.

VEX Cortex Microcontroller

VEX Cortex Microcontroller

The Cortex Platform offers a ton of upgrades from the original platform. Here are a few points just to name a few:

  • 9 TIMES faster than the original VEX
  • 35 times more memory (RAM)
  • More Digital and Analog ports

Written by Vu Nguyen

May 5th, 2010 at 3:54 pm

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Announcement: ROBOTC Building Licenses pre-orders now available!

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Hi all!

The ROBOTC team is proud to offer Building Licenses for schools who have to install onto hundreds of computers at a time. This provides a MUCH easier way to get ROBOTC onto your school’s computers.

See the Building Licenses page for more details….

Written by Vu Nguyen

March 16th, 2010 at 12:45 pm

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