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"Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
"Kester, Rush W." <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 1 Jun 2000 15:23:21 -0400
"Kester, Rush W." <[log in to unmask]>
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Yes.  Ada controlled Lego Mindstorms are being used in several academic
  USAF Academy, contact [log in to unmask]
  Defense Systems Management College, contact [log in to unmask]
  Johns Hopkins APL (I plan to use with area high schools)

I would also like to mention that Ada->Lego Mindstorms is part of the "Fun
with Ada" lab at Ada Power's web site.  The URL for the Fun with Ada lab is, .

Controlling robots is one of the projects we are working on.
Others being model trains, cars, and games.

To discuss using Ada to control robots use

David Botton is the one who developed an Ada binding for LEGO Mindstorm's
SPIRIT.OCX.  He can be reached at [log in to unmask]

Rush Kester
Software Systems Engineer
AdaSoft at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab.
email:  [log in to unmask]
phone: (240) 228-3030 (live M-F 9:30am-4:30pm, voicemail anytime)
fax:   (240) 228-6779

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick Duley [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 7:49 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Applets and Mindstorms
> Hi Teamers
>         Is anyone out there trying to set up coursework using
> Lego Mindstorms programmed in Ada?
>         Is anyone out there trying to set up coursework with
> applets and applications written in Ada (using JGnat or OA71sped)?
>         Both seem to me to be potential fertile ground.
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> ------------
> Rick Duley
> School of Computing & Information Science
> Edith Cowan University
> 2 Bradford St, Mt Lawley
> Perth, WA 6052, Australia
> tel: +61 (08) 9370 6619
>      /-_|\
> fax: +61 (08) 9370 6100
>     /     \
> perth *_.-._/
> "For every complex question there's a simple answer
>          v
>                           - and it's wrong!" (H L Mencken, 1880-1956)