Category: Lego

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An Arduino Compatible Hexapod

I had a chance to build the iitsii Robugtix hexapod and took some time to play with BigFoot Inverse Kinematics engine that comes with the platform. The engine really simplifies the gait...

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Quad Holomonic Drive Robot

Over at RJ McNamara’s Blog, he has put together a new Quad Holomonic Drive Robot based on the LEGO® NXT. The robot uses dual Rotacaster® Omni-wheels on each of the four axis’s...

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The Killough Platform Explained

Over at TechnicBricks there is a fascinating post that does a great job of visually explaining the Killough Platform to the uninitiated. As you know I am a big fan of holonomic...

LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Robotics Toolset 1

LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Robotics Toolset

The Lego NXT Robotics Toolset: 32-bit Processor, More Memory, USB Connectivity to the PC for programming, BlueTooth so your phone can control the robot, Bump Sensor, Light Sensor, Sound Sensor, and RangeFinder...

Why Lego Lost Interest In Mindstorms 0

Why Lego Lost Interest In Mindstorms

A nice analysis of why Lego has seemingly lost interest in the Mindstorms line: Lego launched the Lego Mindstorms line of programmable toy brick construction sets with a lot of fanfare back...