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LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor (51515) Designer Video

LEGO has published the designer video for the newly released LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor (51515). LEGO designers Daniel Meehan, Morten Svendsen, Carl Merriam, and Jørn Thomsen talk about some of the details that go into the 5-in-1 set including some of their functions. The video also talks about some of the early prototypes that eventually became the ones in the set.

The LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor (51515) is now available for purchase on the LEGO Shop and from now until October 25, you can get the Mini Robots (40413) set with purchases of $100 or more, while supplies last.

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LEGO MINDSTORMS Mini Robots (40413) Promotion Live on LEGO Shop

LEGO MINDSTORMS Mini Robots (40413)

The promotion for the LEGO MINDSTORMS Mini Robots (40413) is now live on the LEGO Shop. The 366 piece set is free from now until October 25 with purchases of $100 or more, while supplies last. This version of the set is a miniature version of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor (51515) which also releases today. Furthermore, the LEGO double VIP points event is still going on so you’ll be able to get more points as well. In addition to that, LEGO is also offering a FREE VIP Gift Set (5006008) as well with your purchases.

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LEGO MINDSTORMS Mini Robots (40413) Review

LEGO MINDSTORMS Mini Robots (40413)

Starting tomorrow, LEGO will be offering a new gift with purchase set for the LEGO MINDSTORMS Mini Robots (40413). From October 15-25 with purchases of $100 or more on the LEGO Shop, you can get this miniature version of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor (51515) complete with five different builds. The great thing about it is that you can have them all built at the same time without taking pieces from one build for another.

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LEGO MINDSTORMS Porsche (515153) Revealed as Potential Future Set

Today the LEGO Lead User Lab has revealed a teaser of a new LEGO MINDSTORMS Porsche (515153) that could be released in the future. The prototype set basically the LEGO Technic Porsche 911 RSR (42096) combined with the power of LEGO MINDSTORMS which gives it some enhanced features including full autonomous driving, programmable LED headlights, and distance sensoring. As of right now, there are no details of the set except that it potentially has 819 pieces.

There is an “I Want It” button which takes you to a form to fill out of how you feel of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Porsche (515153). Unfortunately, the form is only open for UK residents which is an interesting geographical restriction. Giving your feedback will enter your to win a copy of LEGO Technic Porsche 911 RSR (42096).

Test drive the new LEGO MINDSTORMS Porsche. It’s a supercar, but not as we know it.

• Advanced Computing visor sensor providing full autonomous driving
• WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity
• Ultra-sonic sensor to detect objects and measure distance
• LEGO smart hub with 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis gyro sensor
• Programmable LED headlights
• 7.3v Lithium ion battery USB charging port

Thank you for your interest!

Unfortunately the LEGO® MINDSTORMS Porsche is not yet available for sale, but we are working hard to make it a reality in the near future.

We would greatly appreciate hearing your honest opinion on this idea. Give us your feedback here and you will automatically enter the competition to win a LEGO Porsche 911 RSR

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 (31313) Listed as “Retiring Soon” on [email protected]

It looks like time has finally come for the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 (31313) as it has been listed as “Retiring Soon” on LEGO [email protected]. The set was announced way back in 2013 and it has been a staple in numerous robotic builds in the years since then. Its successor will be the LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor (51515) which will be releasing later this year. If you’re wanting to get EV3, I would suggest getting a tracker on Camelcamelcamel to notify you if there is a price drop on Amazon. There’s no word on when EV3 will be gone but I’m guessing by the end of the year.

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LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor (51515) Officially Announced

LEGO has announced the latest addition to the LEGO MINDSTORMS line with the Robot Inventor (51515). Retailing at $359.99, the set has 949 pieces and will be released in early Q4 2020. Robot Inventor is a 5-in-1 set that allows builders to also learn about coding using the companion app. The coding language is based on Scratch and it supports Python for more advanced coders. Check out the press release below.

New LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Robot Inventor lets creators build and bring to life anything they can imagine.

• Builders can create and code one of five personality-packed robots or dream-up and build their own creations
• Robot Inventor uses drag-and-drop coding language based on Scratch as well as Python to support those new to robotics
• Over 50 new challenges and fun activities to help all abilities build coding confidence in a fun, exciting way
Today, the LEGO Group has announced the first addition to the much-loved LEGO® MINDSTORMS® theme in seven years. The new LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor 5-in-1 set unleashes a new world of fun, creative coding possibilities and provides the ultimate playful learning experience for young inventors and creators.

For over two decades, LEGO MINDSTORMS has inspired those of all ages to test and build their confidence with technology through play. By combining the LEGO building system with robotic and coding elements, builders can create anything they can imagine, while developing the STEM skills that 7 in 10 parents say are essential to their child’s future success.

This latest evolution of the much-loved

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LEGO and Amazon Announce LEGO MINDSTORMS Voice Challenge: Powered by Alexa

LEGO and Amazon have teamed up to do a new contest called the LEGO MINDSTORMS Voice Challenge: Powered by Alexa with a tons of prizes up for grabs. All you have to do is to create new ideas on how LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 can interact with Alexa using voice commands. Check out the video below of some ideas of how they can interact as well as the press release on the details of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Voice Challenge: Powered by Alexa.

The LEGO Group and Amazon join forces to introduce the LEGO® MINDSTORMS Voice Challenge: Powered by Alexa – an opportunity for Alexa developers, LEGO MINDSTORMS enthusiasts, and creators around the world to explore and build the future of voice-based experiences through construction and robotics play.

Billund, September 24: The LEGO® MINDSTORMS Voice Challenge: Powered by Alexa announced today allows fans to enter for a chance to win from hundreds of prizes, including one grand prize winner who will take home $20,000 in Amazon Gift Cards, a powerful package of LEGO sets, and a trip to LEGO Headquarters in Denmark — where they will have an opportunity to tour the LEGO House and meet with LEGO designers. In addition, the winner’s creation will be displayed at the annual LEGO World event in Copenhagen.

Since the introduction of the very first LEGO brick, people of all ages have been able to build anything they can imagine. The LEGO product line-up has continued to evolve over the years, including the introduction of branded products and others which

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