SOURCE: PCS Edventures!.com, Inc.
BOISE, ID--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2012) - PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. (OTCBB: PCSV), a leading provider of K-16 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced record sales on robotics program purchase orders received since July 1, the beginning of Q2 for PCS Edventures. "Derived from just our robotics programs, we have received purchase orders for over $1MM as of today, half way through our Q2," said Robert Grover, Chief Executive Officer of PCS. "We are determined to place PCS Robotics into schools and programs around the world and our sales this quarter indicate we are making great progress in our robotics sales as well as other program offerings."
The education market for robotics is continuing to mature and grow with market analysts projecting that robotics educational kit sales worldwide will exceed $1.6B by the year 2014. PCS has been focusing R&D and marketing efforts on this growing market opportunity since 2009.
PCS Robotics programs being delivered include the Academy of Robotics (an elementary version which also includes materials rated for younger students), the Academy of Robotics fischertechnik® (an advanced robotics laboratory that includes multiple volumes of curriculum addressing mechanics, programming, and applied mathematics related to robotics), extreme PCS robotics packages featuring Minds-i (a robust building system capable of extreme off-road and outdoor robotics applications) and the PCS Robotics Educator Pack (a convenient starter package for educators wanting to get started in robotics or expand their existing programs). PCS controllers and software have the unique characteristic of open architecture that enables integration with all major robotic building systems.
To learn more about PCS's new and continuing initiatives, visit the PCS News website. http://pcsedu.com/news
About PCS Edventures!
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. (PCS) designs and delivers educational products and services to the K-16 market that develop 21st century skills. PCS programs emphasize hands-on experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and have been deployed at over 7,000 sites in all 50 United States and 17 foreign countries. Additional information is available at http://www.edventures.com.
PCS Edventures is headquartered in Boise, Idaho, and its common stock is listed on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol "PCSV."
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934, actual results could differ materially from such statements.