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 ...

Underwater Robot with the NXTBee 3

Underwater Robot with the NXTBee
Brane wrote us with a project he did for his engineering coursework that uses our NXTBee XBee Radio for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: I just though that I should mention that I have used a pair of your nxtBee modules for a final year engineering project where I built an underwater vehicle using a lego mindstorms ...

Distance Testing the NXTBee

Distance Testing the NXTBee
We recently wanted to distance test the NXTBee.  In this post, we review some of the distance results of testing the distance of the NXTBee XBee radios for LEGO MINDSTORMS. The NXTBee has some major advantages over the Bluetooth module found on the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT.  The advantages include: Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NXTBee and Labview for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM)

NXTBee and Labview for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM)
A few months back, Andrew Milluzi released Laview VI’s for the NXTBee.  This week we tested the NXTBee with LVLM, the LabView for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM).  We also are posting a few examples of LEGO MINDSTORMS programming to show how to use the NXTBee and LVLM. The examples are posted under our Downloads section, and the ...

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 ...

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 ...

RoboCupJunior Discount: NXTBee

RoboCupJunior Discount: NXTBee
Discount on NXTBee for RoboCupJunior teams!  If you are a RoboCupJunior team that would like to use the NXTBee for communications between LEGO™ MINDSTORMS™ NXT’s in your competitions, we want to support you. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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 ...

Live Plotting Map Data from the dGPS

This is a fantastic program put together by Mark Crosbie.  Mark wrote a program using the dGPS and the NXTBee to plot his car’s location on a map, and send information back to his computer.  While this is a very advanced project, Mark has broken it down step-by-step in NXC. See Mark’s project on his ...

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 ...