News

  • 2015-01-08: A roadmap for Mindstorms EV3 support will be developed and published during 2015.

  • 2014-03-27: <!> Creating anonymous tickets has been temporarily disabled due to increased spam attacks. If you need a Trac account, send an email to atorf (at) mmi (dot) rwth-aachen.de.
  • 2013-06-04: {o} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.08 is now available (Support for NXTCam-v4 and NXTSumoEyes-v2,ID check for digital sensors).

  • 2012-02-08: {*} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.07 (stable) is now available.
  • 2011-12-07: "Key Factors for Freshmen Education Using MATLAB and LEGO Mindstorms" is presented on the ICIRA 2011 conference (paper link).
  • 2011-12-06: ''Math4NXT'', a library to control NXT bricks remotely from Wolfram Mathematica, has now included support for our MotorControl technology.
  • 2011-11-16: {o} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.04-octave for Octave (first beta version) is now available (thanks to Andrew Gee and Patrick Gosling).
  • 2011-10-19: {o} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.06 is now available (uses new Bluetooth object on 64Bit systems).

  • 2011-09-22: {o} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.05 is now available (USB 64Bit support).
  • 2011-06-08: The freshmen student project MATLAB meets LEGO Mindstorms is presented on the TeachING-LearnING.EU Symposium 2011.
  • 2011-04-06: Beena Ahmed and Karawan Alsaleh rated the RWTH Mindstorms NXT Toolbox as most effective in meeting the learning objectives of their education robotic freshmen course. Their evaluations showed that the students were able to improve their developing programming skills much better using the toolbox than using other programming languages like RobotC pdf.
  • 2010-10-11: {*} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.04 (stable) is now available.
  • 2010-08-10: Announcement of the The MathWorks MATLAB Team Award prize winner for the best MATLAB meets LEGO Mindstorms student project 2009/2010
  • 2010-06-09: The freshmen student project MATLAB meets LEGO Mindstorms is presented on the RWTH Aachen University Studieninformationstag 2010.
  • 2010-05-17: Article in IEEE Transaction on Education, MATLAB Meets LEGO Mindstorms - A Freshman Introduction Course Into Practical Engineering, now published: vol. 53, no. 2, pp.306—317 (BibTeX), (PDF Download)
  • 2010-04-24: We've now got a Roadmap for future releases.
  • 2010-01-29: The project team of the first semester project MATLAB meets LEGO Mindstorms wins the 1st prize of the RWTH Aachen University education award 2009.
  • 2009-12-08: Invited article in relatif Campus-Magazin Aachen, MATLAB meets LEGO Mindstorms - hands-on Projekt für Erstsemester (PDF Download)
  • 2009-11-25: {*} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.03 (stable) is now available.
  • 2009-10-14: The freshman project MATLAB meets LEGO Mindstorms contributes to the RWTH Aachen University future education concept Studierende im Fokus der Exzellenz. The RWTH gets the German national education award Exzellente Lehre of 1 Mio. EUR, promoted by the Stifterverband der Deutschen Wissenschaft and the Kultusministerkonferenz der Länder (KMK).
  • 2009-11-13: Due to problems with air conditioning in our server room, the website server was down for the weekend (till Nov 16) to avoid hardware failure. We are very sorry for the inconvenience and are hopefully constantly back online now.
  • 2009-10-28: Article in IEEE Transaction on Education, MATLAB Meets LEGO Mindstorms - A Freshman Introduction Course Into Practical Engineering, (PDF Download)
  • 2009-10-06: {*} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.02 (stable) is now available.
  • 2009-08-31: {o} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.01 is now available.
  • 2009-07-24: New design of download-page, all versions available for direct download now.
  • 2009-07-20: {o} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v4.00 (beta) is now available (next generation motor control).
  • 2009-07-17: RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v3.00 (beta) is now available.
  • 2009-05-19: New webpage layout: Many thanks to André Bell for managing and creating the cool Trac style sheets.
  • 2009-04-17: RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v2.04 milestone (internal development, available in svn folder "tags")
  • 2009-01-23: {*} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v2.03 is now available! (optimized motor control!)
  • 2009-01-07: Article in Acta Polytechnica: Journal of Advanced Engineering, 2008
    First Steps into Practical Engineering for Freshman Students Using MATLAB and LEGO Mindstorms Robots, (PDF Download)
  • 2008-11-12: RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v2.02 milestone (internal development, available in svn folder "tags")
  • 2008-10-27: RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v2.01 milestone (internal development, available in svn folder "tags")
  • 2008-09-30: {*} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v2.00 is now available! (USB support!)
  • 2008-07-18: {*} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v2.00beta is now available! (USB support!)
  • Proposal for new toolbox commands with USB support, discussion about changes for toolbox version 2.00.
  • 2008-05-15: Poster presentation on the 12th international student conference POSTER 2008 (award winner {*})
    Practicing Engineering in a First-Year Student Project: MATLAB meets LEGO Mindstorms
  • 2008-04-29: NXT-USB communication successfully tested (using official LEGO Mindstorms NXT Fantom Driver Version 1.02 on Windows and libusb on Linux).
  • 2008-04-17: A new voluntary student workshop is established (see Projects)
  • 2008-04-01: Project article in the RWTHinsight magazine is published (see In the Press).
  • 2008-02-06: RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox Web Page is published
  • 2008-01-29: {*} RWTH - Mindstorms NXT Toolbox v1.00 is now available!
  • 2008-01-28: 50th anniversary of the LEGO brick
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