Tag Archive: offroad

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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Feb 20

Polylander – The Ultimate Offroad Vehicle!

The finished Polylander, after weeks of building! The Polylander is an offroad vehicle, made using the Mindsensors PiStorms, Raspberry Pi, EV3 motors and sensors and LEGO Technic parts. It can conquer any terrain! Be sure to stay tuned, as more is sure to come for this epic PiStorms project! In this video series, I will …

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Feb 15

Polylander Teaser

Tune in on Saturday, February 20 to see the completed Polylander in action!!! In this video series, I will be releasing a new video every Monday, tracking my progress on my first PiStorms project. PiStorms is a shield for the Raspberry Pi made by Mindsensors that allows you to connect LEGO motors and sensors, and …

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Feb 16

Omnilander (2013)

Hello, everyone! I am back with my latest NXT creation, the Omnilander. Read on to discover why it’s one of the greatest off-road MINDSTORMS vehicle ever! See a video of Omnilander in action here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1-3vyYwzCk Drivetrain The Omnilander uses two NXT motors to propel itself in a tank-like fashion. It uses caterpillar tracks with trapezoid geometry to …

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