Robo News Articles

Let me start this off bluntly: I love the RS Media.

When I joined the Wowwee two years ago, part of my job description was (and still is) to demo new products and give feedback to our R&D team. RS Media was the first item I explored. Although I do not have a technical background, I quickly became enamored with this...

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By: Gale Y
Posted: Fri, 05/18/2007 - 07:42

Everyone has FlyTech Dragonfly fever, so I wanted to share a few photos the dragonfly sent me after his recent photo shoot with WowWee.  He said it was okay to share these with you all, some of his closest human friends. 

Click on each thumbnail image below to open the associated full-sized, high-quality image.  WARNING...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Tue, 04/10/2007 - 07:05

Attached are the Sell Sheets for the products that WowWee has released or is releasing in 2007. These 1191x844 sell sheets have at least one large picture of the product and many times, additional smaller pictures of the bots in different poses or zoomed in on certain features. They also list many, if not all, of the...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sat, 03/03/2007 - 01:20

This is the first step in transforming Elvis to "Elvis the Terminator," an ongoing project. This first article is about opening your Elvis to reveal some of its electronics. The next article will be about removing the skin and so forth.

So, are you ready to get started?

Support the Elvis upside down, either in an empty...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Mon, 02/04/2008 - 10:06

The Roboraptor is WowWee's first biomorphic robotic dinosaur. The Roboraptor has infrared and stereo sound, and touch sensors. It has four different modes of behavior or moods: hunting, cautious, playful, and free-roam, and how it reacts to external stimuli will depend on what mood it's in.

This is a quick guide...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Tue, 04/17/2007 - 11:21

When I first saw ASIMO from a distance, he was walking up stairs in front of a huge crowd at CES.  Truthfully, my first impression was disbelief.  "No way that's a robot!" I was thinking.

But it was.  ASIMO is Honda's 4' tall 119 lb humanoid robot.  The project - to get a robot to walk and run and jump and move like a human.  In...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 01/10/2007 - 23:33

Just after it landed from the depths of outer space, Wowwee introduced the Roboquad to the entire planet. With its unique movement based on rotating multi-jointed legs, it’s not quite a crab, not exactly a spider, but looks more like a 4-legged alien quad from another planet.

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By: Tiffany W
Posted: Mon, 09/03/2007 - 12:59

This article will show you how to modify your original WowWee Elvis cartridge to accept an xD picture card. If you want to retain the original files from your cartridge, you will need to do that on your own.  I cannot post the original files because of their copyrighted content. Please do not ask me or any other members for these files...

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By: RetroPlayer
Posted: Wed, 09/10/2008 - 13:31
Rovio Tutorial Video #1: Getting Started

Rovio Tutorial Video #2a: How To Set Up Rovio on a PC (Windows) Computer

Rovio Tutorial Video #2b: How To Set Up Rovio on a Mac (OS X) Computer

Rovio Tutorial Video #3: Rovio's Interface and Basic Options...
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By: WowWee Robotics
Posted: Thu, 06/11/2009 - 16:45
Project Overview

Welcome back! This project, as you can see, is a very complex one... but this is the fun part!  Are you ready to finally see your WowWee Alive Elvis transform into the "Elvinator"?  Then, read on...

Building a VR A/D board to replace the ELV-09 A/D converter board. Making the Elvinator Eye Making the Jaw Piston...
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By: GWJax
Posted: Fri, 10/31/2008 - 16:18

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