After installing the MATLAB® Support Package for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 Hardware, you can use MATLAB commands to control or get the data from:
The buttons, LCD, speaker, and status light on the EV3 brick.
Sensors that connect to input ports on the EV3 brick: Color, Infrared, Gyroscopic, Ultrasonic, and Touch.
EV3 Motors that connect to output ports on the EV3 brick.
The MATLAB software communicates with the EV3 brick by:
Wireless network (requires a wireless network dongle attached to the EV3 brick).
Bluetooth® (may require a Bluetooth dongle attached to the host computer).
With this support package, you cannot build an executable from MATLAB code and then run that executable on the EV3 brick.
A Simulink® support package is available that enables you to run models on the EV3 hardware. For more information, see https://www.mathworks.com/hardware-support/lego-mindstorms-ev3-simulink.html.