BrickPi: NXT Robots with Raspberry Pi

LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT controlled by Raspberry Pi

Dexter Industries
has recently launched a Kickstarter for their latest project, the BrickPi. The project aims to bring the Raspberry Pi and LEGO Mindstorms together. It’s basically a shield that slides over the Raspberry Pi and allows you to control and connect LEGO sensors and motors. The project also has a case designed for mounting LEGO Technic Beams, so you can build a robot around your Pi.

The project was launched last week and has already hit their funding goal. However, they’re interested in getting community involvement and input on their design. Check out the project video and learn more about the project on their Kickstarter page. You can still make a pledge to make the project even more successful!

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4 Responses to BrickPi: NXT Robots with Raspberry Pi

  1. Webmaster4o says:

    Will This work w/ EV3???

    • David Croft says:

      You wouldn’t actually be using the EV3 brick itself if you were using this. As for the motors and sensors, apparently the EV3 motors are still I2C controlled so yes you could use those with this, no information on the interface for the sensors yet.

  2. euskoware says:

    is not necessary to use the brickpi, the raspberry can control directly the nxt
    raspberry pi with nxt robot :::::

    How to build it::::

  3. maha says:

    we purchased raspberry pi and brick pi kit from dexter industries . can u plz guide us how to work with it, how to program for it…can u send us pdf for that..

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