Last week, the LEGO group created quite a buzz with the announcement of the next version of the LEGO MINDSTORMS robotics platform, EV3.
"LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3
is the result of three years of product development by an international
team of LEGO designers, MINDSTORMS user-enthusiasts and leading
technology experts. LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 will be available in the second
half of 2013."
As with the previous releases of MINDSTORMS, EV3 will be available as a retail version and an education version. Details about the Education platform are available here...
The robotics outreach program, Roberta, have published a summary of the differences between EV3 and the NXT.