Mar 19

New Series of EV3 Tutorials on my YouTube Channel!

Hello, everybody! I just wanted to let you all know that I am starting a series of EV3 tutorials that I will be posting every Thursday on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuXq-jiU0ANeBcF_Tvq1D7g

You can watch “Building Your FLL Robot” right here!

Please don’t be afraid to give me any feedback, and if you know anyone who might benefit from seeing this video, go right ahead and share it with them! I would really appreciate it

Thanks for your time, and enjoy! 🙂

Jul 24

VRT Update 2017 – Awesome New Features!

The 2017 version of the VRT is now out, and it includes some great new features, including the 2016 FLL mat and 2017 WRO challenges!

The Virtual Robotics Toolkit (VRT) is a robotics simulation software made by Cogmation robotics, and allows you to prototype an EV3/NXT creation without the need for a physical robot, offering a cost-effective alternative. If you are interested in learning more, check it out on the Cogmation website here: https://www.virtualroboticstoolkit.com/referrals/Kyle

My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of June were: Stephen Rozmiarek and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much!

My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like to help, you can support me here: https://www.patreon.com/builderdude35

 

 

Jul 20

I’m Featured in an Expert Roundup!

As part of an Expert Roundup, me and 29 other Makers were asked the question:

How do Makers contribute to the Industry?

The post was published on Cuircuito.io. You can read all of the insightful responses to the question, including my own, on the original post here.

Thanks!

-Kyle

Jul 13

Announcing my Decision on the New Channel Name!!!

I’ve been contemplating renaming my channel, and now I’ve made a decision. Watch to find out more!

My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of June were: Stephen Rozmiarek and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much!

My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like to help, you can support me here: https://www.patreon.com/builderdude35

 

Jul 06

Possible Channel Rebrand? – I’m returning soon!

I’m going to be returning to my normal routine of publishing a new MINDSTORMS tutorial every Thursday starting in August. However, I am considering changing the name of my channel because I feel that “Builderdude35” is too immature. Do you have any thoughts? I’d like to hear them!

My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of June were: Stephen Rozmiarek and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much!

My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like to help, you can support me here: https://www.patreon.com/builderdude35

 

Mar 16

VRT Cleanup Challenge Walkthrough

In my final video in my series on the Virtual Robotics Toolkit, I will be giving a brief walkthrough on how I solved the Cleanup challenge in 5.6 seconds!

The Virtual Robotics Toolkit (VRT) is a robotics simulation software made by Cogmation robotics, and allows you to prototype an EV3/NXT creation without the need for a physical robot, offering a cost-effective alternative. If you are interested in learning more, check it out on the Cogmation website here.

My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of February were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker, Stephen Rozmiarek and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much!

My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like to help, you can support me here: https://www.patreon.com/builderdude35

 

Mar 09

Virtual vs. Physical Robots Part 2 – Mechanisms

This week, I will be comparing how mechanisms and complex gear trains work on robots in the Virtual Robotics Toolkit to mechanisms on a physical EV3 robot.

The Virtual Robotics Toolkit (VRT) is a robotics simulation software made by Cogmation robotics, and allows you to prototype an EV3/NXT creation without the need for a physical robot, offering a cost-effective alternative. If you are interested in learning more, check it out on the Cogmation website here.

My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of February were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker, Stephen Rozmiarek and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much!

My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like to help, you can support me here: https://www.patreon.com/builderdude35

 

Mar 02

Virtual vs. Physical Robots Part 1 – Programming

This week, I will compare the process of programming a virtual robot in the Virtual Robotics Toolkit to the process of programming a physical EV3 robot. I will also explain the differences between programming physical and virtual robots. (Spoiler alert: they’re very similar).

The Virtual Robotics Toolkit (VRT) is a robotics simulation software made by Cogmation robotics, and allows you to prototype an EV3/NXT creation without the need for a physical robot, offering a cost-effective alternative. If you are interested in learning more, check it out on the Cogmation website here.

My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of February were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker, Stephen Rozmiarek and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much!

My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like to help, you can support me here: https://www.patreon.com/builderdude35

 

Feb 23

How to Program a Robot in the Virtual Robotics Toolkit

This week’s tutorial will teach you how to write an EV3-G program and download it to your robot in the Virtual Robotics Toolkit, as well as demonstrate line following, Port View and Real Time Data.

The Virtual Robotics Toolkit (VRT) is a robotics simulation software made by Cogmation robotics, and allows you to prototype an EV3/NXT creation without the need for a physical robot, offering a cost-effective alternative. If you are interested in learning more, check it out on the Cogmation website here.

My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of January were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker, Stephen Rozmiarek and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much!

My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like to help, you can support me here: https://www.patreon.com/builderdude35

 

Feb 16

Import your Very Own Robot into the Virtual Robotics Toolkit

This week’s tutorial will walk you through the Virtual Robotics Toolkit’s robot import wizard and show you how you can use your very own robot in the simulation software.

The Virtual Robotics Toolkit (VRT) is a robotics simulation software made by Cogmation robotics, and allows you to prototype an EV3/NXT creation without the need for a physical robot, offering a cost-effective alternative. If you are interested in learning more, check it out on the Cogmation website here.

My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of January were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker, Stephen Rozmiarek and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much!

My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like to help, you can support me here: https://www.patreon.com/builderdude35

 

Feb 09

Modify your VRT Robot with the Attachments Dialog

This week, I teach you how to use the attachments dialog in the Virtual Robotics Toolkit to modify the sample robot in order to more effectively complete the challenge. In addition, you will also learn some other aspects of the software such as the sensor data display.

The Virtual Robotics Toolkit (VRT) is a robotics simulation software made by Cogmation robotics, and allows you to prototype an EV3/NXT creation without the need for a physical robot, offering a cost-effective alternative. If you are interested in learning more, check it out on the Cogmation website here.

My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of January were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker, Stephen Rozmiarek and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much!

My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me to build up and improve this channel and to make more videos. If you would like to help, you can support me here: https://www.patreon.com/builderdude35

 

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