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Lego Robot Wrap-Up

By • Jun 27th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Unfortunately, it seems I have run out of time. I was not able to get the sensors to work. I was able to find a number of different commands which seemed like they ought to gather the correct information from the robot,  but none of them worked. It se…



Driving the Robot with Android phone

By • Jun 11th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I got the android app to successfully control the NXT a couple days ago using LCP, which means only the firmware is running on the robot. I have screenshots of the app and video here of the robot moving around. I am still working on getting the sensors…



Driving the Robot with Android phone

By • Jun 11th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I got the android app to successfully control the NXT a couple days ago using LCP, which means only the firmware is running on the robot. I have screenshots of the app and video here of the robot moving around. I am still working on getting the sensors…



Connecting LeJos and Android

By • Jun 4th, 2012 • Category: First post, Honors Thesis, Research

I have been working on getting an android phone to connect to the Lego NXT Brick and, so far have encountered some interesting problems. Essentially, leJOS (the Lego programming extension to Java) provides Bluetooth functionality for connecting the rob…



Abstract: Solving a maze with Legos and Android

By • Apr 8th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

This project aims to program a Lego robot to solve a maze while communicating with an Android phone. Since this robot will have only 2 sensors (much less than robots have used previously), finding an efficient solution to the maze could be valuable for…