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by physics-matt
01 Oct 2010, 07:09
Forum: Mindstorms Projects
Topic: a-star (Astar, A*) for NXT: RobotC version
Replies: 8
Views: 6930

Re: a-star (Astar, A*) for NXT: RobotC version

doc-helmut wrote: const float E=2.718281828450945235360287471352662497757247093699959574966967627724076630353547594571;
Why all the precision? Most of those digits will get thrown away.

Matt
by physics-matt
01 Oct 2010, 06:54
Forum: Mindstorms Software
Topic: wishlist for NXC
Replies: 240
Views: 139216

Re: wishlist for NXC!

How about implementing all the Direct Commands in NXC?

There appear to be some, but not all. For instance, there is no GetInputValues.

Matt
by physics-matt
29 Sep 2010, 18:16
Forum: Mindstorms Hardware
Topic: Color Sensor in FLL? When?
Replies: 5
Views: 6039

Re: Color Sensor in FLL? When?

Fair point: "certainly" was probably a bit strong. I know that the light sensor can do a lot of colour discrimination, but I suspect it suffers much more from problems with varying light levels (we had big problems during one of the competitions last year with big windows that couldn't be blocked - ...
by physics-matt
29 Sep 2010, 07:51
Forum: Mindstorms Software
Topic: Vision Command Camera With Windows 7
Replies: 8
Views: 9155

Re: Vision Command Camera With Windows 7

A long shot, but apparently the Vision Command camera is just a re-packaged Logitech Quickcam, so you may be able to get it working with windows 7 drivers from Logitech.

Matt
by physics-matt
29 Sep 2010, 07:44
Forum: Mindstorms Hardware
Topic: Color Sensor in FLL? When?
Replies: 5
Views: 6039

Re: Color Sensor in FLL? When?

Interestingly, active-robots.com do appear to be selling the LEGO colour sensor. My guess is that it won't be allowed in FLL until it's been widely available worldwide long enough for schools to have had a good opportunity to buy one. It would certainly have given a significant advantage last year, ...
by physics-matt
29 Sep 2010, 07:21
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Welcome to Mindboards
Replies: 47
Views: 40142

Re: Welcome to Mindboards

Thanks guys for setting this up. Can't believe how much I've missed nxtasy this past week!

Matt

*off to buy some fishing rods*