RoboCupJunior Rescue 2013

RoboCupJunior Rescue 2013
It’s almost time for RoboCupJunior competitions to start!  Last year some fantastic teams competed, and some very successful teams used Dexter Industries Sensors for the competition. This year we’re offering the same discounts to RoboCupJunior teams competing. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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

RoboCup Jr. Rescue with the Thermal Infrared Sensor 1

RoboCup Jr. Rescue with the Thermal Infrared Sensor
Ditemar writes to us about his teams recent victory in the Austrain RoboCup Junior Rescue Competition.  His team, “Austrian RoboCup Team Petersgasse” came in second and third in the Rescue B competition, using the DI Thermal Infrared Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT.  He’s been kind enough to share some pictures and videos of the competition ...

New Lab: Measure Heat from a Computer With a Thermal Infrared Sensor

A great new lab and resource for teachers from K12Lab.com.  The lab uses the Thermal Infrared Sensor to read the heat coming from a computer: Explore the thermodynamics of modern devices and measure the heat generated by your computer as you run different programs using LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT and the Dexter Industries Thermal Infrared (TIR) ...

Project: Thermal Infrared Turret Bot

Project:  Thermal Infrared Turret Bot
A very cool project from a student at Tufts using the TIR sensor and the dFlex sensor.  Geovid writes: The Turret project will use a heat sensor and motors to find a person in a room and then shoot them with a rubber band.  V1 will be a standstill turret that rotates and shoots – hopefully done ...

Dexter Industries now supports LabVIEW LEGO MINDSTORMS Software

Dexter Industries now supports LabVIEW LEGO MINDSTORMS Software
Dexter Industries now supports LVLM 2010.  We have released virtual instruments for LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS.  Download the package here. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Datalogging for Dexter Industries Sensors

Datalogging for Dexter Industries Sensors
We’ve added new NXT-G Blocks so you can start Data Logging with our educational sensors. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Release of the Thermal Infrared!

Release of the Thermal Infrared!
The Thermal Infrared Sensor is now for sale! The sensor reads surface temperatures of objects up to 700°F (+380°C).  The sensor has a high accuracy of 0.5°C. If you have ever wanted to measure object temperatures, find a warm body in a room, make night-time videos of  your cat for youtube, or make beautiful pictures ...

Thermal Infrared Sensor 4

Thermal Infrared Sensor
Coming soon from Dexter Industries:  a digital Thermal Infrared Sensor. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet