Discover Root

A little robot with a lot of possibilities. Root helps you learn, play, and explore using your imagination.

What Root can do

Draws

unique artwork by lifting and dropping any marker or pen

Scans

colors to follow or react to what you draw

Climbs

up, down, and around magnetic surfaces

Reacts

to touch on the four top tap zones

Sees

changes in light to react to the environment

Lights

up and can glow, blink, and flash a rainbow of colors

Feels

motion using an internal accelerometer and gyro

Plays

dress up with the whiteboard top

Expands

abilities with future accessories

Detects

edges to avoid falls

Erases

creations on whiteboard surfaces

Bumps

off objects as you explore using the front soft touch sensors

Hears

sounds wirelessly through connected devices

Moves

over smooth surfaces while playing, creating and exploring

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What you can do with Root

Explore your artistic side

Code Root to draw whatever you can imagine from words and letters to amazing fractal creations. Through drawing and movement, code your outline then color in your creations to create your own unique artwork.

Compose music

Turn Root into an instrument by coding musical compositions. Use the scan and play abilities to create a color guitar that plays different notes for each color it sees.

Create Games

Build games using your imagination. Race a friend by coding a Root racer. Turn your tablet or phone into a controller and use Root’s color sensors to get boosts or slow down.

Blast off with your imagination

Use the magentic attachment points on top of Root to attach your own 3D printed creations. Code Root's marker holder to make your creations come to life!

Become a serious problem solver

The only coding companion that grows with you from pre-readers through high school. Problem solving is as easy as 1, 2, 3.