Take a look at our Youtube account for a video with the first dual-train test run.
In the last weeks, we have worked hard to integrate the hardware and the software. Just like a real project, we had some unexpected failures. In this article, I will mention a couple of them.
Just a small note: our project was selected from many subscriptions to join Lego World 2014 in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
We are now in the integration phase, the complete layout has been setup in our office so we can test our software against the completed hardware. Below you see the complete layout.
See you all at Lego World.
In an earlier article, I mentioned that I wrote a small test program to send commands to a NXT or EV3 program for testing purposes. I have updated this application with the possibility to send and retrieve data over a WiFi connection. Next, you must enter the name of the Brick name to connect to. Error handling is not implemented. For example, if you switch off the NXT or EV3 while the connection is open, the application crashes. That is the reason that I don’t share this application (yet, don’t know if anyone would be interested).
In the previous post, I wrote that I didn’t manage to get the Direct Commands working that open and read a mailbox. And that I managed to get the workaround working to send data from the EV3 to the PC application. In this part I will tell you more about the other route that I found.