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ROBOTC 3.59.0 BETA available now!

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The fine folks at Robomattter have released a new beta.  Now, I don’t think it should be called a beta, but I’m sure they have their reasons for that.  It fixes quite a number of issues that were reported in 3.54 and 3.55.2.  Thankfully, most, if not all of those bugs have been resolved.  This is a very stable build, ... Read More »

Comparing the NXT and EV3 bricks

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So just how much better is the new brick?  Below you can find a table that puts some of the main aspects of the new EV3 brick NeXT to the NXT.  The original table came from the Roberta website, I just translated it from German.  The source of this information is The LEGO Group, according to the original PDF.  Please ... Read More »

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Announced

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CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, LAS VEGAS (January 7, 2013) – Today The LEGO Group announced LEGO® MINDSTORMS EV3, a new platform for consumer robotics designed to introduce a younger generation to the excitement of building and programming robots while adding new flexibility for its devoted following of robotics enthusiasts. Unveiled for the first time at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las ... Read More »

Legend of the world of NXT?

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I don’t often post personal things on this blog, but this email totally made my day! Oh great and wise Xander legend of the world of NXT I have a older copy of RobotC and am looking for the v 2 Driver Suite and I humbly request your assistance The only appropriate reply to this kind of mail is of ... Read More »

Bot Bench is coming to Prague

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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: [LINK].  If you’re in the area and you love robots ... Read More »

ROBOTC 3.54 available now!

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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 to the inclusion and updating of my Suite as part ... Read More »

New from Dexter Industries: NXTChuck

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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 Wii Adapter for LEGO MINDSTORMS, the NXTChuck.  With this sensor ... Read More »

HCC Robotica: Open Day

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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 pop by and say “hi”, ask questions or just hang ... Read More »