Curiosity Lands!

Great news from NASA this morning, Curiosity Mars Rover has landed successfully.  Our hats are off to the NASA engineers that made this happen! In celebration (or emulation?) the folks over at Battlebots.com have put together a fantastic model of the Mars Rover made entirely from LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT.   Did you like this? Share ...

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 ...

Amazon.com in Germany 1

Amazon.com in Germany
Hallo Deutschland! We are trying to get a little more international exposure and have expanded into Amazon.de.    We are experimenting with the service and will see how it goes.  For now, only a few of our products are available, but if we prove to be popular in Germany, we will expand the list.  Right ...

Installing 3rd Party NXT-G Blocks Tutorial

Installing 3rd Party NXT-G Blocks Tutorial
Having trouble getting third party NXT-G Blocks installed?  We’ve had this video for some time, but wanted to make a step-by-step tutorial for installing LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 3rd Party Blocks. So we made a tutorial for installing 3rd party NXT-G Blocks. You can see the tutorial here. You can watch the video here. Did you ...

Storming Robots Win Robocup Jr. With the Thermal Infrared Sensor

Storming Robots Win Robocup Jr. With the Thermal Infrared Sensor
Congratulations to the Storming Robots Team SR-chitect from Branchburg New Jersery, who alerted us that they have won the RoboCup Junior US Rescue B competition and will be travelling to the World Event in June. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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

Announcing 2012 MoonBots A Google Lunar X PRIZE LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Challenge!
This year Dexter Industries will be partnering with Google X-Prize and LEGO MINDSTORMS to bring you the 3rd Annual MoonBots Challenge! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Moonbots 2012 Begins: A Video Kickoff

Moonbots 2012 Begins: A Video Kickoff
Here is a short video about the Moonbots 2012 competition. Dexter Industries is partnering in the Moonbots competition by providing dSolar 4W panels for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT for the competition.  Our goal is to have real, working, solar-powered robots for this competition.   The competition is all free!  Find out how to register for the ...

dIMU Physics Experiment

dIMU Physics Experiment
Thanks to Marcelino Andrade who sent us a video and explanation of some physics demonstrations he’s doing for his students with the dIMU for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT. Marcelino, of Universidade de Brasilia sent us a video of his project below. Marcelino writes: I’ve bought sensors to teach my students and introduce some concepts about IMU. ...

Happy Pi Day!

3.1415 . . . . From the PI DAY Website: Pi, Greek letter (), is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi Day is celebrated by math enthusiasts around the world on March 14th. Pi = 3.1415926535… Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

RoboCupJunior Rescue Discount

RoboCupJunior Rescue Discount
RoboCupJunior teams are gearing up for competitions this year. Dexter Industries wants to support you! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet