Monthly Archive: July 2016

Jul 30

Image Recognition with the Polylander and Pi Camera

With the addition of a Raspberry Pi Camera and some cool image-recognition software made by the folks at Mindsensors, I was able to make some new programs that allow the Polylander to read the icons that are placed in front of it and react differently to each one. The Polylander is an all-terrain vehicle made …

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Jul 28

LEGO Gears for EV3 Robots Part 4: Specialty Gears

The final video in a series of 4 covering everything you need to know about LEGO Technic gears when building your EV3 Robot. This week’s video covers a wide array of specialty gears, everything from worm gears to differentials to synchromesh! My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of June were: Venkateshalu, …

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Jul 26

An Introduction to Robot Operating System: The Ultimate Robot Application Framework

Hello everyone! Today I want to share with you guys yet another excellent article from the Toptal blog. Once again, this is a really neat article that describes how advanced robots work. While reading, consider to yourself, how much of this can we integrate into our EV3 programming? Read the article, “An Introduction to Robot …

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Jul 25

Announcing a New Series of NXT Tutorials

Today I am announcing a new series of NXT programming tutorials on my YouTube channel! Starting on Monday, August 1, I will be publishing a new NXT programming tutorial each week of August, every Monday, for five weeks.These will be alongside my regularly scheduled EV3 tutorials, every Thursday. I will be covering topics relevant to …

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Jul 21

LEGO Gears for EV3 Robots Part 3: Conical Gears

The third video in a series of 4 covering everything you need to know about LEGO Technic gears when building your EV3 Robot. This week’s video covers the conical gear, which is a reliable choice for transmitting power 90 degrees. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of June were: Venkateshalu, Albert …

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Jul 15

Cool Article: Deep Learning

Hey everyone! I wanted to share with all of you a cool article I have found. While it isn’t necessarily EV3 related, anyone interested in robotics will find this article intriguing; it is titled “A Deep Learning Tutorial: From Perceptrons to Deep Networks.” You can check it out by clicking here. Regards, Builderdude35

Jul 14

LEGO Gears for EV3 Robots Part 2: Bevel Gears

The second video in a series of 4 covering everything you need to know about LEGO Technic gears when building your EV3 Robot. This week’s video covers the versatile bevel gear, which can mesh parallel and at 90 degrees! My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of June were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker …

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Jul 07

LEGO Gears for EV3 Robots Part 1: Spur Gears

The first video in a series of 4 covering everything you need to know about LEGO Technic gears when building your EV3 Robot. This week’s video covers the simplest type of gear, the spur gear! My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of June were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker and Turnabout Akamia. Thank …

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Jul 02

Menace of the Deep

Don’t go in the water! The Timmyton 5.6, made with LEGO Mindstorms EV3, is prowling the deep looking for its next meal! My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of June were: Venkateshalu, Albert Bricker and Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much! My supporters on Patreon contribute additional funding that allow me …

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