1. RCX USB tower support

    RCX USB tower support

    This article provides instructions for installing the necessary drivers to use the RCX USB tower with ROBOLAB for LabVIEW. These instructions have been tested on Mac OS X 10.9 and 10.10 as well as 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7. For RCX USB tower support… 1. Install LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS and/or...

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  2. Darkness or darker?

    Darkness or darker?

    In this article, we look at the difference between fixed and relative thresholds in LabVIEW, that is the “darkness” and the “darker” settings in the Wait for Light Sensor block. Note: This article builds on “Exploring thresholds” by Josep Fargas. It is recommended that you read that article first. The...

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  3. Programming resources for EV3

    Programming resources for EV3

    We would like to share with everyone a website: www.ev3lessons.com. It has programming lessons for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced users. The site currently has over 5000 users globally. The lessons, written by FIRST LEGO League (FLL) students, are provided free of charge and are meant for students, teachers, coaches, and teams....

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  4. Blogs and other websites

    Blogs and other websites

    Here are some noteworthy blogs and other general websites (that didn’t fit into a neat category!). They range from a neat collection of building projects not directly related to a particular curriculum to a web site that delivers a complete robotics program. Many of these sites are focused on the...

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  5. Santa Claus’ sleigh

    Santa Claus’ sleigh

    If you like the idea of inviting the Christmas spirit into the scientific world of robotics, take a look at our new model – the Santa Claus’s sleigh, consisting of functional riding sleigh, Santa himself and two of his favourite reindeers! The model is made with a single LEGO MINDSTORMS...

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