Arduberry Air Horn Project

Arduberry Air Horn Project
We recently launched a Kickstarter project called the Ardubery.  We wanted a simple way to celebrate each new Kickstarter Backer for our Arduberry project.  What better way than with an airhorn?   In this project we take an Arduberry and use it to blast an air horn with the Dukes of Hazard theme song whenever a ...

New Kickstarter Project: Arduberry for Raspberry Pi 2

New Kickstarter Project: Arduberry for Raspberry Pi
A few days ago we launched our second Kickstarter Campaign, the Arduberry.  The Arduberry unites the Raspberry Pi with the Arduino, allowing you to add any of the hundreds of Arduino shields to your next Raspberry Pi project. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

BrickPi Space Launch

BrickPi Space Launch
past week we successfully launched a BrickPi with a high altitude balloon, and even better recovered it.  Over the next few weeks we’ll be assembling the footage and pictures into a more coherent view of what happened. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

dLight Projects

dLight Projects
This week we learned about two amazing projects with the dLight LED system for the LEGO Mindstorms NXT.  One is a high-tech indoor GPS system, the other is high art created with the dLight.           Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

New Product: Arduino Playstation Controller Adapter 2

New Product: Arduino Playstation Controller Adapter
A few weeks back we showed you a few things that we were working on.  This included an Arduino Playstation Controller Adapter, an Arduino Shield for connecting your Playstation Dualshock Controller.  We are releasing it into the wild! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Dexter Industries Mysteries Revealed

Dexter Industries Mysteries Revealed
Last week we held a small contest to see who could guess what our mystery projects were. This week, we reveal the answers, as well as the winner. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Free dLights

Free dLights
Aswin’s NXT time blog is giving away a free dLight set.  All you have to do is respond on his blog by April 1st.  We’re pretty sure this isn’t an April 1st prank; Aswin was the father of the dLight and helped us bring the dLight to fruition. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

New Product: dLights for your Robot!

New Product: dLights for your Robot!
Let there be light! Introducing the dLight, Dexter Industries latest accessory for the  LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT!  The dLight is an LED lighting system for LEGO robots.  The multi-colored LED’s are programmable for color, power, and blink rate.  Give your LEGO robot a bright future with the dLight! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Connecting the Arduino and the LEGO MINDSTORMS: HowTo

Connecting the Arduino and the LEGO MINDSTORMS: HowTo
This week we got back to our hacking spree: we made an Arduino and LEGO MINDSTORMS talk.  This weeks example gets the Arduino and the NXT Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Labview for NXTBee and RS485

Labview for NXTBee and RS485
Andrew Milluzi just posted an in-depth article on using the NXTBee radios with Labview for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM).  He gives some great background information on data Throughput, Latency, and Speed. Check out his blog post here: http://08milluz.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/throughput-latency-and-bus-speed/ You can also find some software on his website for using the NXTBee’s and LVLM.  While RS485 communications are ...