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Extreme NXT: Extending the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT to the Next Level by Isabelle Hurbain, Philippe Philo Hurbain, Michael Gasperi

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Foreword

I am convinced that the developers of the LEGO RCX could neither have imagined the extraordinary success of their product, nor were they able to predict that the Programmable Brick would constitute a worldwide community of adult fans collaborating with—and to some extent, competing with—one another in miscellaneous domains, such as the creation of highly sophisticated LEGO robots or the design of astute sensors and actuators.

For almost a decade, this community has established itself and constantly grown. But during the last months it has gained strong impetus with the appearance of the LEGO NXT. Many members of the community are known to be excellent MINDSTORMERS, but only a handful of people have acquired the overall accepted—although ...

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