Post Tagged with: "WiFi"

  • Cool Project: EV3 and NXT over WiFi

    Cool Project: EV3 and NXT over WiFi

    Robots February 10, 2014 08:19 1 comment

    One of my readers, Elias Barcia, mailed me back in May 2013 to ask for some input for a university project he was working on: make the three generations of MINDSTORMS, RCX, NXT and EV3 communicate with eachother.  I gave him some feedback and pointers and some time passed.  I […]

     
  • Setting up a Wi-Fi AP on your Computer: Part 2

    Setting up a Wi-Fi AP on your Computer: Part 2

    EV3 November 5, 2013 11:09 no comments

    Virtual Router Manager In an earlier article, I had written about how to allow your EV3 to connect to your laptop (or desktop) with a shared WiFi network, using a feature called Hosted Network.  It essentially turns your computer into an Access Point (AP).  Since then I’ve had a bit […]

     
  • Setting up a Wi-Fi AP on your Computer

    Setting up a Wi-Fi AP on your Computer

    Experiments November 30, 2012 16:05 1 comment

    If you’re like me, and you do a fair bit of playing around with Wi-Fi sensors, you may find that you don’t always want to connect your contraption directly to your home network.  There are two alternatives, setup a second wireless router, or, if you’re using Windows 7 or 8, […]

     
  • Little Big Data: Splunk meets NXT

    Little Big Data: Splunk meets NXT

    Experiments June 11, 2012 19:59 8 comments

    Splunk is an enterprise-class machine data gathering and analysis tool, capable of consuming 100s of gigabytes of machine generated data and turning it into arbitrarily searchable data and presenting it with fancy reports and graphs.  I’ve used Splunk in the past for a project and another time to do post-mortem […]

     
  • SNMP on an NXT

    SNMP on an NXT

    Sensors May 28, 2012 11:31 9 comments

    What is SNMP? When I got my NXT2WIFI sensor from Daniele I was quite sure what I wanted to make with it:  an SNMP agent.  What is an SNMP agent, you say?  SNMP, short for Simple Network Management Protocol, is a protocol that, as you may have guessed by now, […]

     
  • Come play with Laurens…

    Come play with Laurens…

    Robots May 4, 2012 13:27 no comments

    ‘s robot! Yes, that’s right, you can reach out and play with Laurens’ Alpha Rex over the Big Interwebs!  He made a cool looking web interface for it and allows you check out what it’s doing via a webcam! I did something similar a while back but not nearly as […]

     
  • Help fund the production of a new sensor: NXT2WIFI

    Help fund the production of a new sensor: NXT2WIFI

    Sensors March 28, 2012 06:00 1 comment

    Daniele Benedettelli is looking for help, your help!  He has developed a new WiFi sensor for the NXT called the NXT2WIFI. So what is the NXT2WIFI?  Obviously it’s a WiFi sensor for the NXT it’s a bit more than that.  It also has a web server built into it that […]

     
  • HumaRobotics WiFiBlock

    HumaRobotics WiFiBlock

    Sensors March 27, 2012 17:16 4 comments

    New Kid on the WiFiBlock A new player has entered the arena of WiFi sensors.  A French company by the name of HumaRobotics has developed a new WiFI sensor for the NXT, the WiFiBlock.  This sensor is a bit different from existing sensors in that it uses I2C, not RS485 […]

     
  • WiFi Week 2 at Dexter Industries

    WiFi Week 2 at Dexter Industries

    Sensors March 22, 2012 17:00 no comments

    Dexter Industries has started another WiFi Week!  Exciting projects will be unveiled each day, just like the last WiFi week a little while back. Cool projects that have been published so far as part of WiFi Week 2: Pachube with LEGO™ MINDSTORMS™ NXT – Connect and display your sensor data […]

     
  • WiFi Week at Dexter Industries

    WiFi Week at Dexter Industries

    Sensors November 11, 2011 18:09 2 comments

    It’s been a super exciting and busy week over at Dexter Industries! To celebrate the official release of their WiFi sensor, they published an article each day on some of the cool things you can do with this new sensor. Friday: Connecting The Wifi Sensor to a Network The first […]