The goal of this master class is to create expansion packs for the Lego Mindstorms NXT product. The student follow a series of lectures on the underlying technologies and in the end design and build their extension pack.
WiFi communication with the NXT
by Sjef Fransen
Sjef have designed the WifiBlock extension kit. This kit consist of hardware, software and application examples.
Parachuting Robot With Altimeter
by Niels Molenaar
A barometer allows the robot to sense the air pressure, and use this to calculate the height. The NXT uses this information to deploy it’s parachute on the appropriate time to land safely back on the ground.
by Wouter van Dijk
This brick of five full-color LEDs can be controlled from a NXT.
Climbing Robot with Passive Suction Cups
by Niko Vegt
This robot can climb on flat surfaces using suction cubs.
Lego Positioning System
by Maarten Brugmans
A positioning system using infrared beacons.