Design and construct a car that can bridge a one foot gap without falling. Resources Cross the Pit – NXT Cross the Pit – RCX
Continue reading "Cross the pit!"
Here is a collection of sample music files for ROBOLAB. The following pieces of music are included… Bach – Cello Suite #1 Bach – Minuet in D Bach – Prelude in C Beethoven – Ode to Joy Beethoven – Sontina Buffalo Soldier Camptown Races Can-Can Day Tripper Final Fantasy Prelude Free Willy Theme Song Gilligan’s […]
Continue reading "Sample music: ROBOLAB"
Can you design and program a robot that can travel from one state to another across a large floor map of the USA (or a similar map of another part of the world)? Can you estimate the time required to travel between specific states? Resources Cross Country Adventure lesson plan – NXT + ROBOLAB (PDF) […]
Continue reading "Cross country adventure"
Here is a selection code examples and some simple challenges for the various modes of ROBOLAB, i.e. Pilot, Inventor, and Investigator. In each case, the idea is to copy the sample code and then see if you can work out how to modify it as suggested. Pilot 1 Requirements: A robot car with two motors. […]
Continue reading "ROBOLAB quick guide"
The Image Processing VIs are a rudimentary set of image capture and analysis VIs that allow the user to grab images from a USB camera (using Chris Salzmann’s QuickTime VIs) and analyze them. These VIs can be used to determine color information, threshold, binary morphology, blob detection. They can read and save standard image types, […]
Continue reading "Image processing in LabVIEW"
This third-party sensor update for ROBOLAB supports the HiTechnic IRSeeker v2 (in all four modes) and fixes a Vernier bug. Note: Requires ROBOLAB 2.9.4 or higher. Installation instructions Download and unzip Third-party sensor update (6/24/2010) Note: you are replacing the current Sensors folder with the updated Sensors folder. [installation directory, defaults to Program Files on […]
Continue reading "Third-party sensor update for ROBOLAB"
How could you build a device that uses sound to indicate the distance to the nearest object? For example, as an aid for a person with vision impairment. Other than using the Ultrasound Sensor, are there any other sensors that could be used to measure distance? Resources Echo Locator lesson plan – NXT-G (PDF)
Continue reading "Echo locator"