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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Support from MATLAB

Widely used robotics platform for teaching introductory programming, robotics, and control design

Control the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT remotely over a USB cable or a Bluetooth® wireless connection with a custom software toolbox, RWTH Aachen MINDSTORMS NXT Toolbox, that runs on MATLAB®. You can:

  • Start programming right away without any additional toolboxes
  • Work in the MATLAB environment for interactive development and debugging
  • Use MATLAB to visualize and analyze the sensor data
  • Develop custom graphical user interfaces to control the robot

MathWorks Requirements

Software

Required

Also supported in student and home software.

Recommended

Third-Party Requirements

Hardware

Required

  • LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 1.0, NXT 2.0, or Education NXT Base Set (purchase from LEGO or Amazon.com)

Recommended

For wireless control, you need a Bluetooth USB adapter (purchase from LEGO, or see list of compatible adapters)

Software

Required

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