WIFI Week: Communicating with Computers

WIFI Week: Communicating with Computers
One of the most exciting things you can do with the Wifi Sensor is to send and receive data from a computer or other internet-enabled device.  For example, you can send information or commands to a robot, or gather data from the robot. One of the easiest ways to do this is with a TCP ...

WIFI Week: Connecting The Wifi Sensor to a Network 9

WIFI Week:  Connecting The Wifi Sensor to a Network
Our first installment of Wifi Week goes over how to connect to setup the wifi sensor and then connect to a wifi network. First, we’ll walk you through, step-by-step, conceptually, on how you setup the sensor and connect to a network. Then we’ll put the actual code down at the bottom.  The code example is ...

Wifi Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS Release 1

Wifi Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS Release
The Dexter Industries Wifi sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT is released! We’ve been working on this sensor for months now! We wanted to get it just right before releasing it and we’re pretty close. You may remember BotBench’s experiment a few months back, where Xander hooked his NXT up to the internet with the allowed ...

“E” is for Engineer

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Thermal Infrared Sensor 4

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

dFlex Sensor

Dexter Industries is coming out with another new sensor for the Lego NXT Mindstorms system.  This one will mimic the bending motions of your finger, or measure the bend of different joints.  Check out the video!  We wrote a quick program, tied the sensor to our fingers, and had an NXT Mindstorms Motor turning with ...