Some fellow Lego enthusiasts sent me on these pictures of the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 stand at the Maker Faire in California this weekend. It would have been very cool to be there with them! As you can see the first three bonus models are on public display!
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 has three new bonus models announced at the Maker Faire in California this week. And the best news is that they are designed by LEGO fans who are part of the expert panel advising LEGO on the EV3 development. This week we have: An Electric Guitar using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 [...]
Lego has posted an FAQ addressing some common questions about the new EV3 set. One of the key points is the compatibility between the new EV3 and existing NXT motors and sensors. The good news is that your existing NXT motors will work with the new EV3 brick, and the new EV3 motors can [...]
Thanks to Laurens at Robot Square we can share some images of the 5 core robots that come with the new 31313 Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit. A lot to take in here!
The Lego Group have announced the new Mindstorms EV3 programmable brick at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas today. It’s an exciting development in the world of amateur robotics, as the new kit is eagerly anticipated by Lego fans around the world.
It is a rare opportunity that a master Technic Lego builder shares the “tricks of the trade” in an easily accessible book form. Sariel is such a master, well-known and respected for his amazing Lego Technic creations which he documents on his website http://sariel.pl. Sariel’s creations are the most-viewed Technic model videos on YouTube, [...]
World Robot Olympiad 2012, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia The World Robot Olympiad was held this year in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, at the Sunway Resort Convention Centre. Four hundred teams of children from 34 countries competed in challenges to build robots to solve complex problems. I was lucky enough to be invited as a guest of [...]
Dexter Industries have released a simple yet incredibly useful sensor – a breadboard adapter that allows you to connect your NXT to a prototype project on a breadboard. Definitely a must-have for any advanced sensor work.
Simon Burfield has built a prototype for the world’s first powered LEGO wheelchair using LEGO Mindstorms NXT. It uses Rotacaster wheels for multi-direction driving, and is powered by a total of 7 NXTs. I don’t fancy changing the batteries on that after a day out!
Dexter industries have shown how to use their Dexter wifi sensor, in combination with web sockets, to control a NXT robot directly from an iOS device (iPhone or iPad) or an Android. You can read more at their blog post.