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 ...

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

NXTBee and The Flying Fortress LEGO Blimp 3

NXTBee and The Flying Fortress LEGO Blimp
We recently discovered this fantastic video of a LEGO MINDSTORMS creation: The Flying Fortress LEGO Blimp.  The project is a fantastic two-ballooned flying blimp made of LEGOs and controlled with a pair of NXTBees. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Obstacle Avoidance Using the NXTBee (Video) 1

Obstacle Avoidance Using the NXTBee (Video)
We were alerted to this awesome video of the NXTBee: obstacle avoidance.  The NXTBee is used to send data back to a computer where it is processed and gives commands on how to proceed.   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NXTBee’s and RobotC 3.5

NXTBee's and RobotC 3.5
A quick update on using High Speed Serial commands in RobotC.  Many users have pointed out they can’t use some of the NXTBee functions with the latest version of RobotC.  There were some changes made to RobotC Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NXTBee USB Giveaway 2

NXTBee USB Giveaway
A few weeks back we announced a new product, the NXTBee USB adapter.  The adapter connects your NXT NXTBee’s to a computer. Now, we’re going to give one away . . . Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

New Product: NXTBee USB Adapter 2

Today we’re releasing the NXTBee USB Adapter.  We wanted to add this product because of some of the cool projects out there that can only be done by communicating through the NXTBee and your computer. The NXTBee USB is a radio for communicating with your NXTBee devices, allowing you to send and receive information to ...

Underwater Robot with the NXTBee 3

Underwater Robot with the NXTBee
Brane wrote us with a project he did for his engineering coursework that uses our NXTBee XBee Radio for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: I just though that I should mention that I have used a pair of your nxtBee modules for a final year engineering project where I built an underwater vehicle using a lego mindstorms ...

Distance Testing the NXTBee

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: Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NXTBee and Labview for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM)

NXTBee and Labview for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM)
A few months back, Andrew Milluzi released Laview VI’s for the NXTBee.  This week we tested the NXTBee with LVLM, the LabView for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM).  We also are posting a few examples of LEGO MINDSTORMS programming to show how to use the NXTBee and LVLM. The examples are posted under our Downloads section, and the ...