Lego Street View Car: Part 2

Sequels are rarely better than the original.  But Mark Crosbie has done a fantastic job making the first LEGO Street View Car into an even better LEGO Street View Car.  This is NOT the sequel that bombed. Some may remember that a few months ago, Mark assembled a technological monument in taking the Google Streetview ...

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

Lego Streetview Project

Lego Streetview Project
Mark Crosbie has started an epic project: a Lego version of Google’s Streetview Car.  Google is using bikes, trikes, cars, and more to map the entire world out digitally.  We’re hoping that Mark’s project eventually makes it’s way to Google as well. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NXC Drivers for dGPS 1

Mightor just released NXC drivers for the dGPS.  Thanks Xander! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Finding Einstein: Geocaching with dGPS 2

Finding Einstein: Geocaching with dGPS
We set out to find Einstein the other day.  We know he’s dead, but he has a beautiful monument down on the National Mall.  And we wanted to try out geocaching with the new Dexter Industries dGPS sensor. What is geocaching?  Jojoguy gave us the idea after helping us develop the dGPS sensor.  Geocaching.com describes ...

Lego Mindstorm NXT Simple Autonomous Robot GPS (SARG) 3

Lego Mindstorm NXT Simple Autonomous Robot GPS (SARG)
We built an Autonomous Robot with the Lego NXT Mindstorm kit. Self-driving cars are all the rage these days!  We set out to make a robot that could find its own way to a target.  Yep.  We wanted to just type in some coordinates and let it go.  Any obstacles be darned.  So we built ...