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A Remote-Controlled Ball? It's A Spherical-Robot Based On Mindstorms NXT

Here is an interesting creation using Mindstorms NXT, a Rolling-Orbital-Bluetooth-Operating-Thing (ROBOT) as its creator calls it.

Spherical Robot 02 (YouTube)

This project uses two NXT controllers: one inside the “thing” and an external one that acts as the remote control. The two controllers communicate via Bluetooth. The external controller is also uses NXT motors that are very cleverly . . . → Read More: A Remote-Controlled Ball? It's A Spherical-Robot Based On Mindstorms NXT

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Lego Mindstorms NXT – The Touch Sensor

[This post is part of the article Robotics With Lego Mindstorms.]

Robotic Feeler

Imagine that you are blindfolded and had to feel your way around a room just using your hands. This is exactly how a robot can navigate itself if it had to rely only on touch sensors. In this case, the touch sensors are really like . . . → Read More: Lego Mindstorms NXT – The Touch Sensor

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Lego Mindstorms NXT – An Overview

[Continued from Robotics Is Child’s Play With Lego Mindstorms.]

This is AlphaRex, a humanoid built using the Mindstorms NXT kit. This is among the many forms of robots that you can build with the NXT kit. AlphaRex can walk, swing his arms, greet you, respond to a handshake, respond to light or to objects nearby. He . . . → Read More: Lego Mindstorms NXT – An Overview

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Robotics Is Child's Play with Lego Mindstorms

For several years now, Lego has thrilled and inspired many kids, hobbyists and students with its Mindstorms Robotics Kit. Lego introduced the RIS kit in 1998. This was an instant success with all the enthusiasts. The RIS comes with an RCX control brick, and about 700 pieces which enable you to build pretty interesting robots. Some . . . → Read More: Robotics Is Child's Play with Lego Mindstorms

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