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

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

20 Days of Free Shipping on Amazon

20 Days of Free Shipping on Amazon
Dexter Industries is offering free shipping from our Amazon store for the next 20 days!  Everything in our Amazon store will be shipped free until December 20th. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

New Product: Breadboard Adapter for LEGO MINDSTORMS

We would like to announce a small, but important addition to the family:  the Breadboard Adapter for the LEGO MINDSTORMS. 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

MINDSTORMS Kickstarter Project: MinuteBot BrainPower 5

MINDSTORMS Kickstarter Project: MinuteBot BrainPower
There’s a great project for LEGO MINDSTORMS just started on Kickstarter by MinuteBot.  BrainPower is a way to plug your NXT into the wall! Previously, these folks brought us the MinuteBase, a product they designed: Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Support Botbench! 1

Support Botbench!
Xander does some really fantastic work.  We have him to thank for the fantastic integration that Dexter Industries sensors enjoy in the RobotC environment.  He’s also been a fantastic mentor for the past few years, Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Segway with Robot Driver

Check out Laurens new Segway with Robot Driver, using the dIMU for balance. This project is based on my universal balancing robot code. These small balancing robots are fun, but I wanted to make something that more closely resembles a real Segway. Alpha Rex gives sends ‘high-level’ commands like steering and speed to the Segway via ...

A new Dexter project and teammate 1

A new Dexter project and teammate
Hi everyone, my name is Adam and I’m an engineer at Dexter Industries.  I hacked a dSolar adapter for the 9v power coupling on our NXTBee Pro and Wifi units.  I thought it would be fun to power some of our radio communication devices with the sun.  It’s very simple to make, and John thought ...

Robot Control Over WIFI for LEGO MINDSTORMS (Video)

Robot Control Over WIFI for LEGO MINDSTORMS (Video)
Ever wanted to control a robot with your web browser?  Dexter Industries has written an example and library to help you do that.  Now you can communicate very quickly, with a webpage, from anywhere in the world.  The new example software allows a user to dynamically control the robot from a webpage from a browser ...