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Learning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 by Gary Garber

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Chapter 5. Interacting with EV3

In this chapter, you will learn how to provide input to the robot. You will learn to interact with:

  • The Brick Buttons on the EV3 intelligent brick
  • The buttons on the Infrared Beacon
  • Bluetooth control using a smartphone
  • Wi-Fi communication

Push buttons

From the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Help, you may be familiar with using Brick Buttons to start or stop an action. For instance, in the following program, the robot will move until a Brick Button is pushed.

Push buttons

Using the Brick Buttons to enter information will take some advanced programming and involve variables, case structures, and loops. Using the Brick Buttons on the EV3 brick, we ...

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