Build and Program Over 20 Challenging Design Projects with the New Generation of LEGO® MINDSTORMS®!
More powerful and intuitive than ever, LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT is a new robotics toolset that enables you to build and program all kinds of projects. The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Hacker's Guide explores this new generation of LEGO® MINDSTORMS®, providing a collection of projects, how-to expertise, insider tips, and over 500 illustrations to help you become an expert NXT hacker.
You'll Learn About:
The all-new NXT intelligent brick
The interactive servo motors with rotation sensors that align speed for precise control
The ultrasonic sensor that allows robots to "see" by responding to movement
The improved light and touch sensors that let robots detect color and feel
LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Hacker's Guide Features:
20+ projects that can each be completed in just 30 minutes
Expert, insightful commentary by a member of the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Developer Program
A hands-on account of the new technologies and expanded sensor capabilities of LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT
A collection of 10 hacking projects with step-by-step instructions
A portfolio of 12 exciting design projects featuring R. Buckminster Fuller's Geodesic Dome, Rem Koolhaas' Seattle Central Library, and the world's first NXT wristwatch
Complete disclosure about a "secret" game that is hidden inside every LEGO® MINDSTORMS® kit
An in-depth guide to the NXT programming language
A special LEGO factory kit offer available only to readers of this book