How I Can Do a Lego Robot

How To : Use a wiimote to control a Lego robot

A video tutorial on how to use the wiimote to control a Lego NXT robot. Link to download GlovePie: http://carl.kenner.googlepages. com/glovepie_download Script for Glovepie wiimote.Leds = 9 Key.F1 = Wiimote1.Left Key.F2 = Wiimote1.Right Key.F3 = Wiimote1.Up Key.F4 = Wiimote1. ...more

News : LEGO BiPed Robot takes a Stroll

This NXT Mindstorm LEGO robot can actually walk on a treadmill. Quite an amazing feet. Nicknamed "Pinocchio" the Department of Biomechanics at the FSU Jena created it.

News : LEGO + Android + Robot + Rubik's Cube!

Or otherwise known as nerd nirvana. The ARM Powered Android LEGO MultiCuber steps it up a notch to the 7x7x7 rubik's cube. Click here to see the same type of bot solve the 3x3x3...or click here to see serious baby human speed. Previously, Android Can Now Solve the Rubik's Cu ...more

News : LEGO Robot Can Solve 100×100x100 Rubik's Cubes

MultiCuber achieves another world's first: the timed relay solve of 2x2x2, 3x3x3, 4x4x4 and 5x5x5 Rubik's cubes. We've seen quite a few speedy rubik's cube solvers on WonderHowTo. However, this robot (built entirely out of a LEGOs) uses an algorithm that can can solve a cube ...more

How To : View sensor data from a Lego Mindstorms NXT robot

If you want your Lego Mindstorms NXT robot to function as accurately as possible youneed to understand how to get data from the viewing sensors via the NXT brick. Learn how to use the NXT brick and the NXT programming environment to view and change light, sound, or touch senso ...more

News : Lego Lock Picking Robot

"A major hardware update to the masterlock cracking robot. Upgraded the previously non-working latch opening mechanism to be geared down 1:25, allowing it to open the shackle. I also revamped the motor mount to be sturdier, and the base of the unit to hold the lock better and ...more

News : Awesome LEGO Jewelry

If you haven't already discovered ETSY.com you really should check it out.  It is basically an Ebay type website, but everything for sale has to be handmade. There is some wonderful finds there and today I share with you some amazing LEGO Jewels, most of which are available ...more

News : Robot Solves Rubik's Cube Wicked Fast!

Self proclaimed, "The Worlds Fastest Lego Mindstorms RCX Speedcubing Robot", this little guy is built entirely from LEGOs. Apparently the Cubestormer can solve any 3x3x3 Rubik's cube combination in under 12 seconds, and the last single solve in the video happens in just 4:01 s ...more

News : Swede Concocts Rubik's and Sudoku Brainiac LEGO-Bots

Sweden's Hans Andersson, has a new way of solving both the Rubik's Cube and Sudoku puzzles... ROBOTS. That's right, memorizing lengthy algorithms or racking your brain with numbers is no longer required to solve these perplexing puzzles. The Tilted Twister and Sudoku Solver a ...more

News : Motoman, the LEGO Loving Bot

Motoman the Robot uses a 3D vision system to assemble LEGOs. "Motoman’s high resolution color cameras and object recognition make picking out and connecting LEGO pieces easy...he’s able to get the pieces with one hand while assembling the LEGOs with the other. " Robots keep ...more

News : Remote Controlled Monster LEGO Robo-Bot

This LEGO Mindstorms NXT Rover Bot is a monster. Depending on the camera angle, the scale looks huge (check out the person in the background). 9 NXT's controlling 16 XL power functions motors! Amazing.

How To : Use the Lego Mindstorms NXT Brick

The Lego Mindstorms system may seem like a toy at first, but it is actually a very powerful robotics system used by universities, schools, hobbiests, and kids alike. The NXT Brick is the basic component of the NXT system - learn how to use it to build robots and program or che ...more

How To : Program variables in the Lego Mindstorms NXT system

Using variables allows your Lego Mindstorms NXT robot to store numbers or text based on input. Learn how to program variables using the NXT programming environment. Program variables in the Lego Mindstorms NXT system. Click through to watch this video on ortop.org

How To : Use the Lego Mindstorms NXT Editor

The Lego Mindstorms system may seem like a toy at first, but it is actually a very powerful robotics system used by universities, schools, hobbiests, and kids alike. Learn how to use the Lego Mindstorms NXT editing and programming software to program movements for your robot. ...more

How To : Make Optimus Prime out of Legos

Optimus Prime is one of the most famous and highly respected of all cartoon robots. Express your admiration and demonstrate you skill with Legos by using the instructions in this four-part video series to build a model of the leader of the Transformers. It is very elaborate, a ...more

News : Lego Seek and Destroy Tank

Ogre is a "Tank" built around a Zamor launching system nicknamed "Hailstorm". For more information, visit http://www.teamhassenplug.org/robots/...  It uses three XL PF motors, controlled either by a standard PF remote, or by the on-board (black) NXT using the Hitechnic IRLink ...more

How To : Program loops in the Lego Mindstorms NXT system

If you want your Lego Mindstorms robot to perform one task repeatedly, it will be much more efficient to use a loop. Learn how to program loops in the Lego Mindstorms NXT robotics system within the NXT programming environment. Program loops in the Lego Mindstorms NXT system. C ...more

News : Can Your LEGOs Fold T-Shirts?

You can learn how to fold a t-shirt perfectly with your own human hands. OR you can be like changyunhsu and teach your LEGO mindstorms robot to do it. Seriously impressive.

How To : Program switches in the Lego Mindstorms NXT system

To get some great functionality out of your Lego Mindstorms NXT robot it is important that you know to how program basic decision-making tasks. Learn how to program switches in the Lego Mindstorms NXT programming environment. Program switches in the Lego Mindstorms NXT system. ...more

How To : Program cascading switches in Lego Mindstorms

Programming cascading switches in the NXT programming environment allows you to program a Lego Mindstorms NXT robot to perform several if/then functions and react to inputs differently outside of a sequence. Program cascading switches in Lego Mindstorms. Click through to watch ...more

Legs o' LEGO : Pinocchio, the Amazing Bipedal Android

This Mindstorms NXT-based 'droid may be able to walk upright like a human being — but can he do the robot? Not without a torso, he can't! Better luck next time, Biomechanics Department of the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena.

News : Uncle Sam, the All-American Robot Snake

Don't be fooled by the fancy monocle: this servo-powered serpent is as American as Apple Computers. So American, in fact, that his creators at Carnegie Mellon decided to christen him Uncle Sam. Boasting more points of articulation than a GI Joe, Sam's hobbies include crawlin' ...more

News : Bicycle-Riding Robot Puts Pedals to the Metal

Robots have a long-standing obsession with tandem bikes. The first song ever sung by a computer? "Daisy Bell." If you don't recognize the title, you might nevertheless recognize the song's famous refrain: "But you'd look sweet/Upon the seat/Of a bicyle built for two." That was ...more

News : Android Can Now Solve the Rubik's Cube

Well, only if you also happen to have an ARM powered LEGO Speedcuber device. Promotional video by maker David Gilday for ARM Ltd. With the help of the Android, the machine cracks the Rubik's Cube in 25 seconds (compare to LEGO Mindstorms solvers' 4 seconds.... or the human re ...more

News : Fully Articulated LEGO Arm Mimics Human Movement

LEGO technic builder Sariel presents a mighty impressive weekend project: a motorized LEGO hand that emulates actual human movement. This feat of plastic engineering runs on a combination of electric motors and pneumatic valves. Says Sariel, "The most complex part of the arm ...more

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