LEGO MINDSTORMS 20th ANNIVERSARY
|Fan created logo designed by Marina Stamboli, Greece|
In honor of LEGO® MINDSTORMS 20th ANNIVERSARY the LEGO HOUSE in Billund, Denmark held an exhibition from Sept 1st to 16th 2018. Of course there was also the traditional celebration cake for all the employees that have been involved with MINDSTORMS throughout the years.
|#MINDSTORMS20 Celebration cake, Billund, Denmark|
|The large MINDSTORMS family|
|The exhibit featuring 20 years of creations from fan around the world|
LEGO MINDSTORMS Milestones:
- September 1998: The Robotics Invention System is launched simultaneously in the United States and the United Kingdom. Two expansion sets, RoboSports and Extreme Creatures, are also made available.
- September 1999: The Robotics Discovery Set, Ultimate Accessory Set, Droid Developer Kit and the Robotics Invention System 1.5 are released in the United States.
- February 2000: The Robotics Invention System 2.0, Dark Side Developer Kit™ (a pre-programmed, remote controlled robot kit), Vision Command System™ (a PC camera expansion kit for the RIS), and Exploration Mars™ (themed robot challenges, building instructions and games for the RIS) expansion set are unveiled at the American International Toy Fair in New York.
- August 2006: LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT is launched
- April 2007: FIRST LEGO League exceeds 100,000 participants for the first time.
- May 2008: LEGO MINDSTORMS is inducted to the Carnegie Mellon University Robot Hall of Fame.
- August 2009: The LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 platform iteration is released.
- January 2013: The 15th anniversary of LEGO MINDSTORMS is celebrated and the next generation platform, LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3, is unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
- September 2013: The third incarnation of LEGO robotics, LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3, is launched worldwide.