Posts tagged with ‘lego’

Posts tagged with ‘lego’

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    LEGO Jet Engine Made with Real Lego Parts

    Pretty cool Rolls Royce Jet Engine made of LEGO parts. Rolls-Royce this week unveiled the world’s first jet engine to be made entirely out of LEGO bricks. Farnborough Airshow was the selected venue for the unveiling of the model, which is made entirely from 152,455 standard LEGO bricks and parts, making it, Rolls-Royce claims, “one of the most complex...

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  • Robot Control Over WIFI for LEGO MINDSTORMS (Video)

    Ever wanted to control a robot with your web browser?  Dexter Industries has written an example and library to help you do that.  Now you can communicate very quickly, with a webpage, from anywhere in the world.  The new example software allows a user to dynamically control the robot from a webpage from a browser on a laptop, computer,...

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  • Solar Powered LEGO Robot Workshops Are a Hit with Students and Teachers

    Recently Dexter Industries teamed up with the University of Arizona to bring solar powered robots to engineering teaching.  Students are getting hands-on learning experience in solar engineering using the dSolar to power their LEGO MINDSTORMS robots. A teaching concept that lets students power up Lego robots by retrofitting them with mini solar panels is making its way out of...

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  • Amazon.com in Germany

    Hallo Deutschland! We are trying to get a little more international exposure and have expanded into Amazon.de.

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  • XBee Radio Tests Testing the trace antenna against the chip antenna

    Distance Testing the NXTBee

    We recently wanted to distance test the NXTBee.  In this post, we review some of the distance results of testing the distance of the NXTBee XBee radios for LEGO MINDSTORMS. The NXTBee has some major advantages over the Bluetooth module found on the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT.  The advantages include:

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  • Moonbots 2012

    Announcing 2012 MoonBots A Google Lunar X PRIZE LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Challenge!

    This year, Dexter Industries is bringing sustainability to Moonbots by providing 30 finalists with dSolar 4W systems. Teams will power their lunar robots with solar power, just like a real mission to the moon!

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    Moonbots 2012 Begins: A Video Kickoff

    What's Moonbots 2012 all about? Here's a quick video . . .

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  • NXTBee Direct Communication (Beta)

    We've recently been working on an example to communicate directly to individual XBee radios. The NXTBee allows for mesh-networking and a whole lot of other really awesome capabilities of the XBee radio system. One of those capabilities is to be able to send messages directly on a single radio, and only that radio.

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    WIFI Week 2 Wrapup

    To wrap things up, we're re-hashing the week and posting the code in one zip file in our Downloads section.

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  • WIFI Week 2 for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT

    DI WIFI Week 2: Lejos for WIFI

    The WIFI Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS now in LeJOS.

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