Post Tagged with: "Mindstorms"

  • Bot Bench is coming to Prague

    Bot Bench is coming to Prague

    Ramblings November 22, 2012 09:57 2 comments

    I’ve been invited to speak at the Cafe Neu Romance in Prague for the International Robotics Performance Festival.  Steven Canvin and Mike Brandl will also be there to give presentations.  There will be many other interesting speakers and demonstrations.  You can find out a LOT more about this festival here: […]

     
  • Mindsensors GlideWheel-AS, Worth its Weight in Salt

    Mindsensors GlideWheel-AS, Worth its Weight in Salt

    Sensors November 10, 2012 13:25 2 comments

    I wanted to come up with a fun project for the new Mindsensors GlideWheel-AS Angle Sensor.  I wracked my brain as to what I could make that would be fun and not something obvious.  Maybe it was my man-flu/Ebola induced fever, but I came up with an idea: a weighing […]

     
  • ROBOTC 3.54 available now!

    ROBOTC 3.54 available now!

    ROBOTC November 4, 2012 08:31 9 comments

    After a slight delay after my initial 3.1 Driver Suite release, ROBITC 3.54 is finally available!  There have been so many changes and fixes to make ROBOTC even better than before.  This version also includes version 3.1 of my driver suite.  We’re currently working on collaborating even more with regards […]

     
  • New from Dexter Industries: NXTChuck

    New from Dexter Industries: NXTChuck

    Sensors October 16, 2012 18:57 no comments

    I am sure you’ve seen the pictures of the Wii Nunchucks attached to the NXT before on the Internet.  However, they either required a very specific Nunchuck to be used or some modifications on the device itself.  Dexter Industries, together with Matthew Richardson have come up with a great new […]

     
  • HCC Robotica: Open Day

    HCC Robotica: Open Day

    Ramblings, Uncategorized October 2, 2012 10:36 no comments

    If you’re in the Netherlands and you want to see loads of cool robots and talk to their creators then come to the HCC Robotica Open Day event in Hooglanderveen this coming Saturday, 6 October.  I’m going to be taking some of my robots with me.  So if you want […]

     
  • ROBOTC 3.51 Update is Out!

    ROBOTC 3.51 Update is Out!

    ROBOTC September 22, 2012 06:44 2 comments

    The ROBOTC development team have released a new version of ROBOTC 3.51 that addresses a number of issues that were present and reported by users in 3.50.  Below is a list of changes that were made: Change joystick button commands to return a short to avoid “int == bool” comparison […]

     
  • May the Force be With You: HiTechnic Force Sensor

    May the Force be With You: HiTechnic Force Sensor

    Sensors September 11, 2012 07:35 6 comments

    If to be able to sense the Force you want your robot, an excellent choice this HiTechnic Force Sensor is.  Hmmmmm. ..  Due to come out in early October, this little bad boy can measure the amount of force applied to an axle that presses into the axle receptacle (image […]

     
  • ROBOTC 3.50 Now Available!

    ROBOTC 3.50 Now Available!

    ROBOTC September 8, 2012 21:17 no comments

    Woot!  ROBOTC 3.5 is finally out!  Below is a copy of the original article, which you can find here: [LINK]. Please note that the Driver Suite has not been updated yet to work flawlessly with this new version.  I will update it in the coming weeks and add a whole […]

     
  • The Mindstorms Annual Online Competition

    The Mindstorms Annual Online Competition

    Ramblings September 7, 2012 10:56 8 comments

    Looking for an interesting challenge to hone your robot building skills?  Want to pit your skills against the rest of the World?  If so, then The Mindstorms Annual Online Competition might be just the thing for you. Here’s a run down taken from various pages on the official site: Rules […]

     
  • ROBOTC 3.5 beta is out Today!

    ROBOTC 3.5 beta is out Today!

    ROBOTC August 24, 2012 17:55 2 comments

    After seemingly forever, ROBOTC 3.5 beta is finally out.  So why is this important?  There have been so many cool new features added to this release, it might as well be 4.0, to be honest. So what’s new?  Below is a list of some of the new features: Full ANSI-C […]