iPhone Controlled LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT

Using the Dexter Industries WIFI Sensor, Simon has controlled a MINDSTORMS robot with his iPhone.  A really cool video, details are to emerge soon! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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 ...

Control your LEGO MINDSTORMS with an iPhone or iPad

Control your LEGO MINDSTORMS with an iPhone or iPad
Have you ever wanted to control your robot with your iPhone, iPad, or MacBook? Now you can!  The new websocket example software allows a user to dynamically control the robot from a webpage from a browser on a laptop, computer, smart-phone (Android and iPhone), or tablet device (Android and iPad). Did you like this? Share ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Coming Soon for WIFI . . .

Coming Soon for WIFI . . .
A quick preview on something we’re working on with the WIFI Module for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT.  Over the past few months, we’ve shown how the sensor can be used to connect to the internet and fetch and post information.  You can connect via TCP, post a webpage, post information via Twitter, Pachube or Thingspeak. Did ...

The Internet of Things: Pachube With DIWIFI and LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 3

The Internet of Things: Pachube With DIWIFI and LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT
Pachube with LEGO™ MINDSTORMS™ NXT Pachube (pronounced as “Patch bay”) is an on-line database service allowing people to connect sensor-derived data (such as energy and environmental data from objects, devices & buildings) to the Web and to build their own applications based on that data.  In this post we show you how you can use the WIFI ...

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 ...

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 ...