Hans Andersson – Time Twister: LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock | Video

By - October 31st, 2011

Hans Andersson   Time Twister: LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock | Video

Its quite easy to dismiss LEGO as a mere toy for kids. At the hands of those with technical aptitudes and the unassuming plastic connector set becomes stuff of science fiction. After his Tilted Twister 2.0, an automated Rubik’s Cube solver created from LEGO Mindstorms, Swedish programmer Hans Andersson realized his timepiece fascination with the Time Twister. In five different units controlled by two LEGO Mindstorms kits through Bluetooth link, each “digitalized” unit consists of five layers. When the time changes, the layer rotates a full 360 degrees to adjust accordingly. While it might not be the most accurate time telling device, it is a feat of engineering none the less.

Hans Andersson   Time Twister: LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock | Video

 

Hans Andersson   Time Twister: LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock | Video

Hans Andersson   Time Twister: LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock | Video

Hans Andersson   Time Twister: LEGO Mindstorms Digital Clock | Video

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