October 28, 2014

Connecting your Pixy Camera to the NXT

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 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 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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]