Chapter 1. Instant LEGO Mindstorm EV3

Welcome to Instant LEGO Mindstorm EV3!

At the end of this book you will be able to build and program the new LEGO Mindstorm EV3 to interact with its surroundings. The EV3 will be able to navigate around obstacles, track a crooked line, and maintain its distance from a moving object. You will also learn how to use several sensors with proportional control algorithms.

The EV3 kit contains hundreds of pieces of LEGO bricks. LEGO bricks are high quality plastic parts made with precision moulds, which allow great versatility in the design of robots. The classic LEGO brick was created with a modular spacing that hasn't changed in decades. Because of superior quality and manufacturing processes, the parts I played ...

Get Instant LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.