This clock keeps accurate time using two LEGO pull-back motors for power. More pictures and video here
Team Hassenplug has completed an astounding Mindstorms “Monster Chess” set with robotic pieces controlled by computer.
In building this room-sized set, which contains over 100,000 bricks, special care has been given to the motion of the pieces. The proportions are such that the square-based pieces can simply rotate 45 degrees and clear a path for [...]
The Duke University Libraries have developed a collection of vintage television ads and placed them online via iTunes. Included in the collection are two Lego ads from 1973.
To view the ads, click here – you will need iTunes to watch them following this link.
The ads are part of the AdViews Digital Collection, John W. Hartman [...]
The Lego Mindstorms system was a basic but versatile robotics system that opened up a whole new area of exploration. In 2008, the robotics group of VHG Bogen, a German technical school, used 25 of the programmable RCX robotics bricks to create an automated robotic assembly line that builds airplanes – out of Lego.
Lego has been testing an augmented reality video system in its stores that allows you to hold a set up to a video monitor and see a virtual reality version of the completed set appear as if on the surface of the box. The sets are animated, with sound and motion. Pretty cool, we say.
It has happened to all of us. On the way to the store in our armored transport vehicle when – WHAM! – the bridge ahead washes out. Peer Kreuger has solved the problem:
Check out this excellent short film – not your average Lego animation.