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Lego Android app lets phones steer Mindstorms NXT robots

updated 12:55 pm EDT, Tue October 12, 2010

Lego MINDroid app gives Android Mindstorms control

Lego ventured into more advanced mobile apps late Monday by posting a dedicated Android app for Mindstorms NXT robots. MINDroid (QR code below) wirelessly links with the creation and uses the accelerometer in most Android phones to move by tilting. A lone action button also triggers the standard action motor.

The app is free apart from buying the Mindstorms set itself and needs a phone running at least Android 2.1 or later. Lego hasn't said if it plans to make equivalents for iOS or other platforms, though there's no specific limits that would preclude a supporting app.

by MacNN Staff



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