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News from Dexter Industries

Some exciting things are happening with Dexter Industries.  Earlier this week they announced they’re working on a couple of mystery products.  Here they are, as they appear on the DI website.

Mystery Project #1

Raspberry Pi NXT Shield?

This appears to be a Raspberry Pi with a custom shield on top of it that has NXT connectors.  It is hard to tell how many sensor and motor connectors it has, but I count a total of 7 NXT connectors, 3 in the back, 2 on each side and 2 in the front.

Mystery Project #2

Raspberry Pi Playstation DualShock Shield?

This one is not as mysterious as the previous shield, it seems.  If you look carefully at the picture, there are plenty of clues there.  I think this may be a shield for your Raspberry Pi to interface with a PlayStation controller.  How awesome is that?  I have a wireless one, which hopefully would work too!

Mystery Project #3

Arduino Playstation DualShock Shield

This is a funny one.  At the time of writing this may have been a mystery product, but DI have since created a crowd funding project for this on Tindie.com, a Kickstarter-like site, just for electronics.  This is an Arduino Playstation DualShock Shield.  You can find the project page here and make a pledge for it, I did, and am really looking forward to this becoming a full-on product!

About Xander

Xander Soldaat is a Software Engineer and former Infrastructure Architect. He loves building and programming robots. He recently had the opportunity to turn his robotics hobby into his profession and has started working for Robomatter, the makers of ROBOTC and Robot Virtual Words.