Lego based Sudoku & Rubik Cube solving robots

by | Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Two robots made entirely using Lego Mindstorms NXT Retail-kit that can solve Sudoku problems and the Rubik’s Cube! How totally cool is that. LEGO Mindstorms is a line of Lego sets combining programmable bricks with electric motors, sensors, Lego bricks, and Lego Technic pieces (such as gears, axles, and beams). See Wikipedia article on Lego Mindstorms

See the videos below, and check out the website for the project: Tilted Twister

Sudoku Solver
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mp8Y2yjV4fU[/youtube]


Rubik’s Cube Solver
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fAn5A0HbhU[/youtube]

This is truly amazing… What is also great is that the designer also include directions for making these robots. I gotta get myself one of these 🙂

H/T Geekpress

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2 Comments

  1. Sudoku Strategies

    Nice work Lego.
    Tilted Twister is a clever little bugger all right.
    Which one would you build first?
    Obviously I’d go for Sudoku, but I’m a Rubik’s Cube fan as well.

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  2. Sudoku Strategies

    wow this is amazing. and then it becomes aware and gives birth to Skynet! lol. this is a super creative invention. very cool

    Reply

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