Introducing Websockets for WIFI 2

Introducing Websockets for WIFI
Imagine . . . controlling your LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robot from everywhere in the world from any web-enabled device: PC, Macbook, laptop, Android smartphone, iPhone, or iPad. Finally . . . you can! Websockets are a way to communicate with webpages that allow you to send data back and forth to a server or another web-enabled ...

Installing 3rd Party NXT-G Blocks Tutorial

Installing 3rd Party NXT-G Blocks Tutorial
Having trouble getting third party NXT-G Blocks installed?  We’ve had this video for some time, but wanted to make a step-by-step tutorial for installing LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 3rd Party Blocks. So we made a tutorial for installing 3rd party NXT-G Blocks. You can see the tutorial here. You can watch the video here. Did you ...

leJOS Class for NXTBee

leJOS Class for NXTBee
Mark at Mastincrosbie.com has just released a leJOS class for the NXTBee.  The new class makes it easy to integrate wireless communications with the NXTBee into your LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT project. The new software can be found on Marks website here: http://mastincrosbie.com/Marks_LEGO_projects/leJOS_driver_for_NXTBee.html Mark has done some incredible projects with the NXTBee, including his LEGO Streetview ...

RobotC for Arduino

RobotC for Arduino
We’ve been looking forward to this for a a long time.  Now one of our favorite software systems, RobotC, is combined with one of our favorite hardware systems, Arduino. RobotC has just come out with support for the Arduino platform; now you can program your Arduino in the RobotC platform. All of the ROBOTC features ...

DIWIFI Weather: Improved

MattAllen37 has just released an updated version of Google Weather.  This was part of our WIFI Week 2, which were a series of posts on projects for the WIFI Sensor. The original project read weather forecasts from Google Weather, and displayed them on the NXT.  The new project uses the  DIWIFI sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS ...

NXTBee Direct Communication (Beta)

We’ve recently been working on an example to communicate directly to individual XBee radios.  The NXTBee allows for mesh-networking and a whole lot of other really awesome capabilities of the XBee radio system.  One of those capabilities is to be able to send messages directly on a single radio, and only that radio. Did you ...

New NXTBee Library

Mark Crosbie recently developed an advanced, yet easy to use library for the NXTBee.  The library surpasses anything we’ve developed for the NXTBee in terms of ability to send data: both for ease of use and for advanced user capabilities.  The library also comes with a Java class for developing programs to communicate with your ...

SXSW LEGO Rumble

The Google Developers LEGO® MINDSTORMS® rumble returns to SXSW this year with even more epic proportions. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

dCompass and Java

Aswin has done a really thorough job of developing some java drivers for the dCompass. We’ve posted them on our website, under downloads. Thank you Aswin! Aswin has done some other really impressive programming with the dIMU and the dCompass. You can see his website for how he combined the dCompass and the dIMU into ...

WIFI: Updated NXC Library

WIFI: Updated NXC Library
For those of you holding your breath for NXT-G blocks for the wifi . . .  keep holding.  Sorry!  We’re still working on them and with Andrew Milluzi’s fine work and design, we will hopefully be able to share them soon. Matt Allen has done some awesome work though on WIFI and NXC.  We’ve posted ...