Chapter 2Bluetooth for MINDSTORMS NXT: A Closer Look

The Lost Scrolls of Robotics: #2

Can you see around corners? No, merely through walls.

—Robby, The Invisible Boy

We’ve already taken a sneak peek at how Bluetooth can be used to allow two or more NXT robots to communicate. Now let’s take a closer look and delve a little deeper into exactly what Bluetooth is and how it can be used with NXT-based robots to promote the concept of a team of robots working toward a common goal or how to allow a group of NXT devices to solve a problem collectively that they could not solve individually.

So Exactly What Is Bluetooth?

Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology that is used to transfer or exchange data over short distances using short-range radio-wave ...

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