April 20, 2015
Build a LEGO robot with set 10692

Build a LEGO robot with set #10692

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 […]
October 7, 2013

Jaeger

Here’s a little preview of the Jaeger, a large multipurpose LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 humanoid robot platform. It is built using two LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core […]
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

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 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 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

NXT Turtle 2.0

December 2, 2011

Cyclops

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 […]
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

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 […]
September 16, 2005

LEGO Johnny 5 (RCX)

  I developed Johnny 5 from summer 2004 to fall 2005. It features: Tread differential drive Rotating head Raising torso Moving laser Grabbing and lifting hands, driven […]
March 17, 2005

Little Johnny 5 (RCX)

March 2005: This little cute LEGO replica of Johnny 5 robot has working treads, poseable head, neck, eyebrows, hands and laser gun. It’s built from a single LEGO […]
October 5, 2004

Yellow Dwarf

October 2004: Compact, smooth, and powered by only two motors, this little biped robot uses a standard Lego Light Sensor as proximity sensor, using signals emitted […]