Cool Stuff: LEGO Mindstorm WALL-E Robot

WALL-E Lego

This WALL-E LEGO Mindstorms robot was the winning entry for the NXTLOG Back to School Building Challenge. The completed creation will scan a classroom floor for litter and rubbish, pick them up and put it in its belly and crush them. It uses an ultrasonic sensor to detect rubbish. The most impressive part: the winning team consisted of an adult supervisor, and three kids (aged 7, 11, and 13).

WALL-E Lego

Watch the GIF video after the jump to see the WALL-E Lego robot clean up some trash (if it doesn’t load, click on the image to have the gif load in a new window).

WALL-E Lego video

“It is not perfect – but you can just about see it move using the tracks and stop when it identifies an object with the Ultrasonic sensor. It then verifies it is rubbish … and ten open the crusher trap, use the arms to push the rubbish into its belly and close the crusher and then move on.”

Check out more photos below.

WALL-E Lego

WALL-E Lego

via: UpcomingPixar

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