Finch 2.0

Hands-on representation of coding

Bring computer science to life

Finch 2.0

Finch Robot 2.0 includes the following features:

  • Bluetooth wireless connection
  • Integrated and rechargeable battery (lasts 6+ hours)
  • Wheel encoders for accurate movement
  • Centrally positioned marker holder for drawing
  • 5 tri-color LEDs
  • Multi-tonal buzzer
  • Wheel encoders for precise and accurate movement
  • 2 light sensors
  • 1 distance / obstacle / ultrasonic sensor
  • 2 infrared line tracking sensors
  • Compatible with plastic bricks for adding accessories & building fun
  • Marks on wheels for counting revolutions
  • Surface can be written on with whiteboard markers
  • micro:bit features: accelerometer, radio, compass, buttons
  • RoHS compliant

Finch Robot 2.0 will launch with access to the following programming languages:

  • FinchBlox (icon-based for pre-readers – available on iOS, Android) 
  • BirdBlox (block-based – available on iOS, Android)
  • MakeCode (block-based – available on Chrome, Mac, Windows, Linux)
  • Snap! (block-based – available on Mac, Windows)
  • Python (text-based – available on Mac, Windows)
  • Java (text-based – available on Mac, Windows)
  • Notes:
    bluetooth dongle is required for Snap!, Python, and Java on Windows and pre-2014 Macs.

Finch 2.0 is ready for pre-order

 Orders will ship in summer  2020, in the order they were received.

Please note that the Finch uses micro:bit as its processor; you must have one in order to operate the robot. 

The Finch is a robot that brings computer science to life by providing students from Kindergarten to college a hands-on representation of their code.

Want to know about Finch?

Talk to us

Designers Discussing Project