Archive for LEGO® Mindstorms Competitions
This was to be Part 4/5 of my Melon Factor Project, for the NXTLog FoodFactor Competition for May 2012. It's unfortunate, but time has not been kind. I had more important real life issues that dragged me away from the project. Link to this post!
This is Part 3 of my Melon Factor Project, which is part of my NXTLog Food Factor Competition Entry for May 2012. In Part 1 of my project, involved transportation of the Melons using a Forklift Truck to transport the boxes of melons from the delivery depot to the processing plant. Part 2 of my [...]
This is Part 2 of my Melon Factor Project, which is part of my NXTLog FoodFactor Competition Entry for May 2012. In Part 1 of my project, for the transportation of the Melons I had them in 'Bottom Drop' Boxes. I used a Forklift Truck to transport the boxes of melons from the delivery [...]
Part 1 of my NXTLog FoodFactor Competition Entry needed a method to transport models of the large open top pallet type bins used to transport vegetables, such as potatoes, cabbages and pumpkins. I decided on a Forklift Truck to do the job. Forklift Navigation Details: The prime purpose of the Forklift Truck is to transport [...]
To help celebrate the 2012 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) World Festival in St Louis, Mo., USA this April. This NXTLOG challenge theme is 'FOOD FACTOR'! With requires you too develop a robot that can be used in an innovate way for the food industry. You can choose anything from grow and pick food fresh from [...]
Many robots are designed to do simple tasks in an efficient way to make our lives easier. But what if robotic machines did simple tasks in an over-complicated way? This is the type of Machine that 'Rube Goldberg' envisaged for his weird world. Below is an example of a 'Rube Goldberg Light Switch'. I have [...]
LEGO WORLD 2010 was held at IJsselhallen, Zwolle, The Netherlands. Link to this post!
If you are not absolutely amazed while watching these two videos, there is something wrong. Read more on on The NXTStep and at Team Hassenplug. Quick Facts Over 100,000 LEGO® pieces Link to this post!
Rotacaster omni-wheels are an Australian made and owned, patented design. Also known as omni-directional wheels, multi-directional wheels or holomonic wheels, Rotacaster omni-wheels are available Rotacaster Omni-wheels are Australian Made and Owned in both a 125mm wheel diameter and a 48mm wheel diameter. As you are most probably aware, I've been working towards having a version of [...]