Meet Marty

A real programmable robot with character!

Inspire learning

Marty the Robot is the best value-for-money humanoid robot on the market. In our experience, humanoid robots are the most exciting tool for making STEM learning engaging for all students. Marty is designed for educators and learners, is simple to use, incredibly robust and absolutely state of the art. And Marty can walk, dance and eyebrow-wiggle like no rolling robot can! Marty is equipped with a unique walking mechanism, with each individual limb controlled by a separate motor. This means Marty can turn, kick a ball and so much more, while also being more stable than other walking robots.

Marty comes with extensive technical support from our dedicated team, and an ever-growing set of curriculum-linked lessons and activities suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced coders.

Marty’s Features

1 - Humaniod Form

Marty has a personality and is full of character!

2 - Unique Walking Mechanism

Walk, turn, dance, sidestep, kick a ball, wiggle

3 - Range of Expressions

Marty’s eyebrows move to express emotions

4 - Motors with Position Sensors

Nine metal-geared smart servo motors (in legs, arms & eyes)

5 - Foot Sensors

Infrared (IR) Sensor & Color Sensor for screenless coding

6 - Quality Moulded Plastic Parts

Classroom-ready, robust and built to last

7 - Acceleration & Tilt Sensor

Found in the control board in Marty’s head

8 - Rechargeable Battery

With run time of 2-3 hours when fully charged

9 - Speaker

Marty speaks and plays sounds

Programming Languages

Marty supports progression from screen-free programming and block-based coding, to text-based programming language Python and more.

Connectivity & Compatibility

Program Marty from PC, or any Android and iOS devices, using our app. Connect using Bluetooth, WiFi, USB or I2C for custom add-ons.

LEARNING WITH
ROBOTICAL

Marty comes with an extensive library of educational resources. From curriculum-linked lesson plans to classroom-ready presentations, you’ll find it all in our Learning Portal.

To get the most out of your Marty, go to our Knowledge Base for all the ‘how to’ user guides, articles and FAQs.

Benefits of Humanoid Robots

There’s been a lot of research conducted that suggests humanoid robots (the ones that look and act like people) are great at engaging students of all ages and stages. Humanoid robots have been shown to help develop computational thinking and foster greater engagement from learners across a wide array of subjects in the curriculum. Having a human form has been proven to invoke a stronger connection and sense of ownership.

We’ve compiled a research paper that showcases the benefits of humanoid robots in education.

Funding & Grants

We know that many department budgets are tight right now – even more so during a pandemic. However, educational grants are still available at federal, regional and local levels, many from private organisations and charities. Applying for grants can be daunting and scary, so we put together a 10-step guide to help you focus, hone your grant-writing skills and get noticed by those awarding the funds.

TRY MARTY
FOR FREE

Are you looking for new STEM resources for your classroom? Robotical is loaning Marty the Robot to schools for no-obligation, two-week trials.