Build an Omnidirectional Holonomic Robot from Lego

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  • 04/18/2014 @ 12:58 pm
Omniwheel from Rotacaster

Holonomic robots are cool. They move in any direction, they rotate on the spot, they even move while rotating. These unique capabilities of holonomic robots make them very well suited for operating in tight spaces. But holonomic robots are also fun to play with and look at as they move gracefully over... Read more »

LeJOS, the Java Operating System for Legos, Releases EV3 Beta

Aswin Bouwmeester's holonomic Mindstorms robot, programmed with LeJOS.

Today, the team behind LeJOS — the Java operating system for Legos — released a beta edition of their software for Mindstorms EV3. LeJOS has been around since 2000, when Jose Solozano first built the open-source Java-based software for Mindstorms RCX; it’s one of several software replacement systems for Mindstorms,... Read more »

Mentoring FIRST Lego League

Another complete run!

The Mindstorms robot is much like the teams: both start as a pile of parts, but as time goes on, the robot comes together and becomes a thing that can face the challenges it encounters. Read more »