“Brickit: Rebuild Your Lego” is the name of a new app that may soon become a must-have app for Lego fans. It allows all existing building blocks to be scanned using a smartphone’s camera, after which the app shows you which Lego sets you can build from existing blocks.
LEGO fans take note: the iPhone app briquettes Lego takes building with blocks to a whole new level. This means that all existing building blocks are scanned with a smartphone’s camera and in no time the app shows you what Lego sets you can build from them. Practical: The app not only provides a construction plan, but also shows where in the Lego pile the individual bricks are photographed.
The sets which have already been purchased can also be stored in the app along with the respective set number, thus expanding your own database.
Brikit: Scan bricks and build Lego
after you briquettes Installed on your iPhone, the app first guides you through a short tutorial and explains how it works. You can also choose what kind of Lego model you want to build out of your bricks. In addition to animals, vehicles, and flying objects, there are a few other categories to choose from.
The structure of the app itself is comparatively simple. In the menu you can choose between build and collect. The former provides the main function, the scanning of Lego bricks. You’ll also find some model suggestions here.
In area collect You’ll get an overview of which bricks and Lego sets you already have and which bricks are stored in the app. All the sets offered by the app that you can recreate with your own stones are also displayed here. If you have saved construction proposals, they will also be displayed here.
Here you can search and add almost all lego sets by name and set number. You can also search by categories like Cities, Star Wars or Technology.
For construction, all existing stones are first evenly distributed over the ground. IMPORTANT: Take out large portions and make sure they are evenly and evenly distributed. Then pictures of stones are taken from the app, briquettes Automatically recognizes all stones and then you will receive suggestions for construction including instructions.
Particularly practical: it is best to leave the scanned heap exactly as it is, because briquettes Shows you which component is located during construction. This saves the annoying search for a lot of stones.
There are also plans for a separate app for Android that, according to the developers, should appear next fall. On manufacturer’s website You can already register with your email address and you will receive a notification as soon as the Android version is available.
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