A library for building your own sensors/devices compatible with the LEGO PoweredUp system #LEGO
MyOwnBricks is a library for building your own sensors and devices compatible with the modern LEGO PoweredUp system.
MyOwnBricks is developed in C++ and can be run on ESP and Arduino platforms. This project makes accessible (within the limits of the current Lego API and its application) electronic prototyping from the LEGO ecosystem.
Using your own sensors you can reproduce LEGO sensors while improving/modifying some of their characteristics (range, measurement accuracy, detection of more colors, etc.).
Improving sensors like the Color & Distance Sensor also opens the way to many actions controlled from the official application, in response for example, to a request of color change: activation of robots, trains, mechanisms, sensors, OLED/LCD displays, switches or colored headlights.
This project is compatible with the alternative firmware project PyBricks (repository) (official website) with which you can create new sensors from scratch if you want, without being limited by the API of existing sensors.
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