When it comes to leading edge gadgets and novel gizmos, the Japanese consumer robotics market has few equals. One of the leaders in providing low-cost (and uniquely-styled) personal robotics products to that market has been Tamiya, which has gradually been introducing more products from their entry-level educational robotics series into North America. While available in [...]
In this second installment of our three part CES report on the Mindstorms NXT we’ll take a brief look at the new Mindstorms programming software. The original LEGO Mindstorms product shipped with one of two different programming environments, depending on how it was purchased. The original retail product shipped with RCX code, a visual programming [...]
The recently announced Mindstorms NXT was on display in the Robotics TechZone at CES, surrounded by other robotics exhibits. A number of NXT sample robots were being demonstrated, but in this installment we’ll focus on some of the key features of the new NXT intelligent brick, which replaces the yellow RCX brick used in earlier [...]
Buried in the far corner of one of the myriad halls of CES, Honda Motor Company demonstrated the latest features of their ASIMO humanoid robot. Honda has been a leader in the development of humanoid robotics for years, and this latest version of ASIMO demonstrated two new features never before demonstrated in the United States: [...]
Welcome to nxtbot.com, a new blog dedicated to providing news, interviews, features and commentary on the fast-changing world of consumer robotics. This blog is sponsored by the LEGO Company, which helped develop the consumer robotics category in 1998 with the original release of the LEGO Mindstorms Robotics Invention System (RIS). While I’ll be taking a [...]
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