Tag Archive: pistorms

Sep 06

PiStorms Update – Blocky Interface

Version 4.007 of the PiStorms software is now out! With it comes a Blocky interface, which allows you to program your PiStorms using a graphical programming language called “Blocky.” This is great for those who are new to programming, or find the text-based Python language intimidating/hard to understand. Those who have used Scratch in the …

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Aug 13

PiStorms Web Interface

Check out the brand-new web interface for PiStorms! My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of July were: Venkateshalu 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 …

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Aug 03

Tutorial: How to do Image Recognition with PiStorms and Pi Camera

Want to make a PiStorms robot that uses a PiCamera to recognize icons placed in front of it and reacts differently to each one? This tutorial will teach you how to do just that! Note: Comments in the Python code are in red. All indentations are made to appear as they should be in the …

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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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Mar 20

PiStorms Challenge

A new challenge for the MINDSTORMS community has just been released! It is the PiStorms challenge! PiStorms Challenge is a challenge designed by the Mindstorms community for robot builders and developers worldwide. The idea is to push innovation from the own community to improve the way to build robots and develop software for robots.The challenge invite you to …

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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 01

PiStorms Project Part 10: Programming Touch Screen Control

This week, we write program for controlling the Polylander via the PiStorms’ color touchscreen! 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, …

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Jan 25

PiStorms Project Part 9: Programming Autonomous Mode + Climbing!

This week, we write an Autonomous Mode program for the Polylander, as well as test to see how high it can climb! 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 …

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Jan 18

PiStorms Project Part 8: Programming RC Mode

This week, we write and test a Python program that allows us to control the PiStorms via IR Remote! 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 …

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