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12. Connecting MINDSTORMS to a Smartphone

Grady Koch1 
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Yorktown, VA, USA
 
Arduino shields can offer sophisticated functionality, such as the connection to a smartphone that will be explored in this chapter. The shield to accomplish this connection to a smartphone is the 1Sheeld+, shown in Figure 12-1. This shield features a Bluetooth connection between the smartphone and the Arduino, as well as an app for the smartphone to facilitate connection. Much of the functions and sensors built into a smartphone can be accessed through the Arduino and hence also to LEGO MINDSTORMS. Two projects are built in this chapter. The first, called the Tilt Mimic, will use ...

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