Tech news tagged ‘LEGO’

From Mindstorms to Intel Edison for low-cost Braille printer

This one is worthy of attention for a whole host of reasons.

Not only is a young Gadget Master successfully punching well-above his weight, his original development of Lego’s Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit is now being used to provide a low-cost Braille printer.

The BBC has reported…

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LabVIEW gets to grips with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots

Mindstorms isn’t a stranger to long-time Gadget Master readers – we have covered it a number of times.

Well, National Instruments has announced that its powerful design software, LabVIEW, is now fully compatible with LEGO Mindstorms EV3. The LabVIEW Module for LEGO Mindstorms is a free download, available for…

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Google Chrome + Lego + WebGL, for online plastic construction

With a new initiative dubbed Build with Chrome Google is bringing plastic brick construction to its Chrome browser. Showcasing WebGL and 3D graphics, and a bit of Google Maps, the idea is to liberate plastic brick construction (and promote the forthcoming LEGO movie, of course).

See the Official Google Blog…

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Sitara powers Mindstorms EV3 robotics

We’ve featured the powerful Mindstorms a number of times on Gadget Master but the Lego system is getting even more umpf. TI’s Sitara AM1808 processor has been selected to power the EV3 robotics platform that is now available.

Basically, the MPU will be controlling the motors, monitor sensors…

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Lego Mindstorm powers robot challenge at Cambridge

The MathWorks Simulink Robot Challenge is coming to Cambridge on Friday March 15th. The compo will test the wits and programming skills of 10 teams of University students who will compete to program robots to navigate a special circuit…

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