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NXT RobotC & Vernier Sensor 
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Post NXT RobotC & Vernier Sensor
Hello.
I used RobotC in a training session on a different platform. I am interested in using it with NXT robotics. Does RobotC support Vernier Technologies sensors (www.vernier.com)? Lego NXT Mindstorms does. LabVIEW does. RobotC???
Thanks for the help.
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Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:55 am
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Post Re: NXT RobotC & Vernier Sensor
I spoke with the CEO from Vernier about including their sensor in my driver suite but he seemed less than enthoused to help me:
David L. Vernier wrote:
Frankly, I do not know if this is worth the effort for either of us.We
have been pretty disappointed in the response to the adapter. I am not
real excited about hacker types using our sensors. We really like to
sell just to schools.


...<and in another email>....

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In short, if you want to add support for our sensors to ROBOTC , feel
free to. I might mention it on our web site, or maybe in a newsletter,
but I cannot put much work or expense into it. As I said in my last
email, I am not sure it is worth the effort. There is already pretty
good support in LabVIEW, MINDSTORMS, and RoboLAB.


So, as far as I'm concerned, I've written them off. I wasn't too impressed with this response.

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Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:06 am
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Post Re: NXT RobotC & Vernier Sensor
Xander,
Thanks for the repy. Verniers reply is a bit surprising. I have found them to be TREMENDOUSLY helpful with every contact ive had with them.
Bummer.


Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:17 am
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