RVR is Sphero’s revolutionary take on the programmable robot. It’s drivable right out of the box, packed with a diverse suite of sensors, and built for customization. This robot is a hackable mobile platform for beginners, educators, students, and tech hobbyists.
Download the Sphero Edu app to drive or program RVR all over. Literally. RVR is equipped with all-terrain treads, a powerful motor, and plenty of torque so you can go faster and farther. Obstacles or uneven surfaces won't affect RVR's ability to drive straight, thanks to a sophisticated, vector-based control system.
But, driving RVR is just the beginning. RVR’s extremely hackable platform, featuring a 4-pin UART and an onboard power source, allows you to connect and run third-party hardware like a Raspberry Pi, micro:bit, or Arduino. Build the robot of your dreams and then program it with the Sphero Edu app. Chances are, if you can hack it, RVR can do it.
From beginners to technical hobbyists, RVR has something for everyone
Drive RVR right out of the box, no assembly or complicated setup required
A powerful motor, all-terrain treads and plenty of torque give you the freedom to drive RVR just about anywhere
RVR features a highly accurate, professional-level control system that won’t be deterred by obstacles or uneven surfaces
Packed with sensors - colour sensor, light sensor, IR, magnetometer, accelerometer, and gyroscope
A removable, rechargeable battery delivers enough juice to power RVR and third-party hardware
RVR’s expansion plate is designed to work with most third-party hardware including Raspberry Pi, Arduino, MicroBit and more
What's in the box:
Removable cover plate and developer plate with quick-release button
Removable, protective roll cage
Removable and rechargeable battery
Universal, 4-Pin UART expansion port for connecting 3rd party hardware (Raspberry Pi, Arduino, micro:bit)
5V 2.1A USB-A onboard connectivity to power your projects using RVR’s battery.