Developing novel extensions to support prototyping for interactive social robots

M. Bhömer, ten, C. Bartneck, J. Hu, R.M.C. Ahn, K.P. Tuyls, F.L.M. Delbressine, L.M.G. Feijs

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Abstract

Lego Mindstorms NXT is a platform highly suitable for prototyping in the field of interactive social robotics. During a technology masterclass at Eindhoven University of Technology students from the department of Industrial Design have developed five novel extensions (sensors and actuators) for the Lego Mindstorms NXT which extend the ability of Lego to prototype for robotics even further. Applications include a water-pump, GPS sensor, wireless sensor bridge, optical mouse sensor and a magnetic grabber. In this paper we will present these extensions and showcase applications in which these extend possibilities of Lego Mindstorms NXT to a new level.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 21st Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2009)
Place of PublicationEindhoven
PublisherEindhoven University of Technology
Pages11-17
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event21st Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2009) - Eindhoven, Netherlands
Duration: 29 Oct 200930 Oct 2009
Conference number: 21

Conference

Conference21st Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2009)
Abbreviated titleBNAIC 2009
CountryNetherlands
CityEindhoven
Period29/10/0930/10/09
OtherThe 21st Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2009)

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