Matthew Russell
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ALBERT Lab

The Alexa-controlled LEGO Biological ExpeRimenT would allow astronauts to intuitively interact with experimental payloads.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

EV3 Programming Brick / Kit
LEGO MindStorms EV3 Programming Brick / Kit
The EV3 brick is the main controller of the lab. I am using a few motors and the EV3 color sensor as well.
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TETRIX
TETRIX is used for the aluminum base. Any other hardware to secure the arm, workstation, and racks would suffice.
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NXT Programming Brick / Kit
LEGO MindStorms NXT Programming Brick / Kit
I'm using the NXT brick, a few motors, and the color sensor from the 2.0 kit.
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Echo Dot
Amazon Alexa Echo Dot
I used a 3rd gen Echo Dot.
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Software apps and online services

ev3dev
Alexa Gadgets Toolkit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Gadgets Toolkit
Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
VS Code
Microsoft VS Code
Studio 2.0

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Hot glue gun (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)

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Custom parts and enclosures

Arm

Workstation

Plate Holder (Rack)

Code

ALBERT Source Code

Credits

Matthew Russell

Matthew Russell

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Hey! I'm Matthew, and I'm studying machine learning at the University of Kentucky. Get to know me more on my blog, https://mruss.dev.
Thanks to Gina Beth Russell.

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