Photos: Building blocks for bots

Photos: Building blocks for bots

Summary: Lego's Mindstorms NXT may look like a kid's toy, but it's actually a robot development kit.

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  • AlphaRex

    Lego's Mindstorms robots, like the AlphaRex pictured here, are built with four sensors: ultrasonics that function as eyes, as well as those that react to light, sound or touch. The robots are Bluetooth-enabled, meaning they can be controlled by, and can control, any Bluetooth device.

  • Mindstorms

    At the Consumer Electronics Show in January, Lego showed off its Mindstorms NXT kit, which will enable kids and adults alike to program Lego-based robots.

  • Lego Slot Machine

    One device Lego showed off at CES in January was a programmable slot machine that can detect when someone has won and then opens up a cage on its bottom to reveal a prize.

Topic: Emerging Tech

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