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 ...

Dexter Industries Sensors for EV3

Dexter Industries Sensors for EV3
Dexter Industries sensors for Mindstorms are now EV3 compliant, and we have a list of sensors and their status setup on our website here. Right now we have blocks for the dIMU, dLight, and dGPS.  We are quickly finishing the rest. Our EV3 package is fully open-sourced and you can view how we did it, and what we ...

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! ...

Manty Robot with Raspberry Pi and BrickPi

Manty Robot with Raspberry Pi and BrickPi
Laurens Valk, of Mindstorms NXT building fame and popular line of books, has just released his latest model:  Manty.  Manty is a Preying Mantis-inspired robot made of LEGO Mindstorms. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

BrickPi on the MagPi

BrickPi on the MagPi
The latest issue of the MagPi has been released!  The Dexter Industries BrickPi is square on the cover, bringing robotics to the Raspberry Pi! Check out the latest edition here. It is ideal for all levels of user and a great way to get your Raspberry Pi moving.  Head over to page 4 for more ...

dLight Projects

dLight Projects
This week we learned about two amazing projects with the dLight LED system for the LEGO Mindstorms NXT.  One is a high-tech indoor GPS system, the other is high art created with the dLight.           Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

BrickPi and BlockyTalky

BrickPi and BlockyTalky
The folks at Tufts CEEO have been working with a BrickPi over the past few weeks.  They have been working to bring the graphical programming language BlockyTalky to the BrickPi and Raspberry Pi. Wait, what’s the BrickPi?  The BrickPi is a device that brings the Raspberry Pi to LEGO Mindstorms. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Kickstarter Project: BrickPi for the Raspberry Pi! 22

Kickstarter Project: BrickPi for the Raspberry Pi!
Update 8/2013: Our kickstarter has been funded and the BrickPi is now for sale here. We’ve just launched a Kickstarter campaign for the BrickPi!  We’ve had a phenomenal response, surpassing our funding goal by over 800% in just a few days. The BrickPi is a culmination of some of the blog posts and projects we’ve done ...

New Product: Arduino Playstation Controller Adapter

New Product: Arduino Playstation Controller Adapter
A few weeks back we showed you a few things that we were working on.  This included an Arduino Playstation Controller Adapter, an Arduino Shield for connecting your Playstation Dualshock Controller.  We are releasing it into the wild! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

May: Free Shipping Within the United States

May: Free Shipping Within the United States
This month we’re going to try something new.  We recently set up an Endicia account, that lets us ship small packages at a very inexpensive rate.  We want to give it a test run to make sure that, first and foremost, we’re not sacrificing service to our customers.  To do that, we’re offering free domestic ...