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Toolkits ยป Lego Mindstorms

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Field Data
Price (sek)4000
Sizelarge
Backgroundrobotics platform by Lego, building blocks with technology and automation
Ease of usevery easy to very advanced
Documentationbooks, community, educational curriculum
Purposesintro to robotics, intro to technology, automation proof of concept
Flexibilitydedicated connectors, third party modules, limited expansion, pricey
Input vs Outputmany sensors, limited output (motors mostly)
Strengthsmore software, many software levels (visual editor to AI algorithms)
Weaknessesgreat educational platform for robotics and actuation, good construction set with LEGO
Noteshigh price, bulky, proprietary connectors
Linkshttp://mindstorms.lego.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/lego_mindstorms_nxt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/lego_mindstorms