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Lego Connects Mindstorms And Educators At CES
2013-01-07 20:27:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show, Danish toy maker Lego introduced a new third generation of its popular programmable robotics platform. Lego has officially unveiled the Mindstorms EV3, which the block maker promises will be more powerful than ever, while featuring auto-detection sensors and motors, as well as the ability for users to program directly onto intelligent bricks. These new kits will include cables, Lego...

2011-04-26 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today introduced LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS, a new education-focused version of the company's professional LabVIEW graphical system design software. Developed specifically for secondary school students to use with the LEGO Education robotics platform in classrooms or competitions, LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS is a teaching tool that helps students visually control and program MINDSTORMS NXT robots, while...

2006-07-26 15:19:09

NEW YORK -- It's fun when a collection of plastic parts seems to have personality. I put together a robot with Lego's new Mindstorms NXT kit, set it on the kitchen floor, and watched it trundle forward on its rubber wheels till it sensed an obstacle (a cabinet). It backed up, swung left, then proceeded on its new course, till it sensed the next impediment. "It's like a little man!" said my girlfriend. That's the charm of robotics - seeing something of ourselves, however basic, in an inanimate...

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2006-07-26 15:15:00

NEW YORK -- It's fun when a collection of plastic parts seems to have personality. I put together a robot with Lego's new Mindstorms NXT kit, set it on the kitchen floor, and watched it trundle forward on its rubber wheels till it sensed an obstacle (a cabinet). It backed up, swung left, then proceeded on its new course, till it sensed the next impediment. "It's like a little man!" said my girlfriend. That's the charm of robotics - seeing something of ourselves, however basic, in an inanimate...


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