Lego Mindstorms robots give the appearance of being a cross between a humanoid and an Erector set, and they're also at the intersection of two key areas for consumer robotics: toys and education.
The NXT Intelligent Brick at the heart of the $249 kit includes a 32-bit microprocessor and an array of other PC capabilities, including Bluetooth and USB 2.0 support. Users don't have to build something humanoid--the Lego Mindstorms Web site also shows a more scorpionlike bot...
May 27, 2009 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Lego
| Caption by: Jonathan Skillings
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