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

New Project: Raspberry Pi Kindle Reader

Have you ever wanted to get that Kindle Book into another format, or just copy the text? Have you ever wanted to get all of your highlights or notes off your Kindle? In this project we make an ebook reading robot with the BrickPi.  We use the BrickPi to control the LEGO  page turner, a RaspberryPi ...

BrickPi Projects From the Forums

BrickPi Projects From the Forums
This week we wanted to share a few projects that have already started coming out, using the BrickPi.  These three projects were shared on our forums. Did we miss yours?  Let us know about your project in the forums and we’ll add it in! Alpha “pi” Rex - The first humanoid project we’ve seen! Shellby ...

SimpleBot for the BrickPi: Dead Simple

SimpleBot for the BrickPi:  Dead Simple
Announcing SimpleBot: the simplest BrickPi model.  Weighing in at a total of 46 parts(most of them are connectors) and two motors, this minimalist design uses as few parts as possible. We have building instructions and sample code all up on the SimpleBot page.  SimpleBot is a great place to start for a first robot with the BrickPi! ...

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

Raspberry Pi and the LEGO MINDSTORMS Touch Sensor

Raspberry Pi and the LEGO MINDSTORMS Touch Sensor
Continuing our Raspberry Pi Hacking Spree . . .  this week we put together a quick HowTo on getting the Raspberry Pi to read a LEGO MINDSTORMS Touch Sensor. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Raspberry Pi and LEGO MINDSTORMS Sensors

Raspberry Pi and LEGO MINDSTORMS Sensors
This week we’ve posted a quick tutorial to show how we connected an amazing little computer called the Raspberry Pi and some amazing LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT sensors. For those that haven’t heard, the Raspberry Pi is a small, $25 Linux computer, about the size of a (large) credit card. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

iPhone Controlled LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT

Using the Dexter Industries WIFI Sensor, Simon has controlled a MINDSTORMS robot with his iPhone.  A really cool video, details are to emerge soon! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NXTChuck Pong Game

NXTChuck Pong Game
Matt Richardson brings the ancient game of Pong back to life with the NXTChuck.  Using two NXTChucks, he’s brought Pong back to life on the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet