Programming robots can be a lot of fun, but it could look daunting to those who are just getting started. The TurtleBot 2 happens to be an affordable robot development kit with everything you need to develop apps for robots. The robot can drive around your house, see in 3D, and perform tasks.
The TurtleBot 2 is powered by a laptop and a Kinect sensor. It also has a mobile robot base and an onboard factory-calibrated gyro. You get a 2200 mAh battery and a copy of ROS to get started. Buyers have the option to pick up a larger battery and a docking station. This kit could prove useful for those of you just getting started with robot programming.