LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT

March 13, 2015
Duck Maker 3 is a LEGO self-replicating robot

LEGO self-replicating robot

June 26, 2014

LEGO Duck Maker (Pick-a-Duck)

LEGO Duck Maker: how it all began In 2012, I worked for LEGO Education as an external programmer, to develop the programs for the EV3 Education […]
September 18, 2013

My LEGO Rubik’s cube solver story

 First trip: Luxembourg My LEGO Rubik’s cube solver (result of the LEGO Rubik Utopia project) started travelling on 22 September 2007, to be shown at the […]
September 17, 2013

Portrayer robot

September 2008: This LEGO MINDSTORMS portrayer robot was a preliminary study for LEGONARDO. It is a SCARA robotic arm that can draw any image. The steps to get […]
September 17, 2013

Low cost smart wheelchair

This page is not strictly about robots. It tells the story of a kid, and his mom. I am accidentally part of this story. The aim […]
September 17, 2013

AT-ST (NXT)

This is a LEGO AT-ST walker (All Terrain Scout Transport) from the Star Wars saga. It walks and turns using just two motors. This LEGO MINDSTORMS biped […]
September 17, 2013

NXTAPOD – NXT hexapod walker

November 2009: This simple hexapod robot can walk and reverse-turn using just one motor. It can detect obstacles using the ultrasonic sensor. The programming is really simple: the […]
September 17, 2013

LEGO Forklift with Linear Actuator

September 16, 2013

Color Sorter (4DOF arm)

This robotic arm has 4 Degrees of Freedom (motors): one to turn, one to move vertically, one to move horizontally and the last for the gripper. Its […]
September 13, 2013

Creating Cool LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Robots

September 13, 2013

Ball and Plate 1 (NXT)

A Ball and Plate system is a device that attempts to balance a ball on a plate. It is a well-known feedback control exercise for engineering students, […]
September 5, 2013

NXT2WIFI – LEGO WiFi module

September 2, 2013

New exoskeleton prototype

I am developing a new exoskeleton to control the upper limbs of Cyclops mk 3. This time, I’m using my dear old wooden puppet Molla as a […]
March 2, 2013
LEGONARDO is a LEGO portrayer robot

LEGONARDO

February 17, 2012

Tripod

February 2012: The Tripod is built after the alien invaders of the War of the Worlds movie. Its unique way of walking allows this monster to […]
February 10, 2012
A robotic turtle made with LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0

NXT Turtle 2.0

December 2, 2011

Cyclops

June 1, 2011

Industrial plant model

September 26, 2010

Making of NXT Soccer Game

During 2010, Mario Ferrari and I joined the efforts to make a fully autonomous soccer game system using MINDSTORMS NXT. Here’s some picture from the making of […]
September 26, 2010

Serious NXT Soccer Game

During 2010, Mario Ferrari and I joined the efforts to make a fully autonomous soccer game system using MINDSTORMS NXT. It was a great honor for me […]
August 1, 2010

Omnibot

August 2010: It seems like yesterday when I started building LEGO MINDSTORMS Robots! Yet, according to my personal archive, this is the 100th invention. Each idea […]
April 26, 2010

Resonant biped robot

This LEGO biped robot can walk and turn using just two motors, so the third could be used for moving the arms. It was invented as […]
November 10, 2009

Audrey II – People Eating Plant

November 2009: Audrey II is a dangerous blood-thirsty men eating plant, often considered as the missing link between the vegetables and mammals. Does not need too […]
September 13, 2009

LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Thinking Robots

Support Page Need help? Drop me a mail using the contact form.  Downloads TR Source Code To download, enter the password, that is the second word […]
September 26, 2008

Horse race

A day at the races! This is a simple but really funny LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT table game for two players. Hold you controller, and tap on […]
June 1, 2008
LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Johnny 5 robot

JohnNXT – Johnny 5 replica

May 1, 2008

The first NXT LEGO Rubik’s cube solver

Spring 2007: During February, March, April 2007, I’ve been very busy preparing University exams. The one which certainly caught my attention most was AI (artificial intelligence), that taught me about […]
March 17, 2008

Q Learning robot snail

January 16, 2008

Mini JohnNXT

January 2008: Mini JohnNXT is a small scale replica of Johnny 5 robot of the Short Circuit movies from the 80’s. If you do not own […]
July 1, 2006

Omni-Biped

 July 2006: This smooth walking NXT biped started as an improvement of the Alpharex walking mechanism: in fact, since I built the original humanoid, I disliked the […]
May 17, 2006

Mine Sweeper

The Mine Sweeper robot scans for black bricks on flat light surfaces, collects and stores them in its large compartment. This robot is described in my book […]
April 17, 2006

NXT Turtle 1.0

April 2006: This robotic pet features an autonomous behavior modelled using a state machine. It walks around, and when it’s scared by someone approaching or by […]