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The Tekno robotic puppy was a popular robot released in 2000 by Manley Toys. Although since discontinued, it is still sought after. We wondered how the Tekno would compare to a Robopet, given the Robopet's more recent release. While there are other robotic dogs out there, the Tekno caught our eye due its popularity. Here's our quick...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sun, 12/24/2006 - 01:26

Recently, the Digital Graffiti Art Festival was held in Alys Beach, Florida - attracting over 1,400 visitors, who flocked to the festival to witness the newest revolutions in digital artistry.  Digital Graffiti, also known as "photon bombing" or "urban projection," is a relatively new form of artistic expression using images projected on the...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 06/30/2009 - 15:36

Sophisticated, intelligent, charming, and talented - sounds like the perfect girl - and FemiSapien has it all.

FemiSapien is the most agile walking female robot out there! Her arms and legs move with ease, and she is remarkably mobile. Choose from using touch, sight, or sound to interact with her.

FemiSapien's 4-way...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Wed, 01/16/2008 - 13:40

You cam use the WowWee™ Robosapien™ remote controller (included) to control Femisapien. 
The remote controller requires 3 x “AAA” size batteries. To install the batteries, do the following:

1.  Open the battery compartment located on
the underside of the remote controller using a
Phillips screwdriver (not included) to...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 05/04/2009 - 12:51

Chatterbots are whimsical, highly stylized companions that hang out on your desktop. There are three distinctively different, collectable designs: The Fairy Godfather, Devil/Angel, and Dog/Cat. Each has its own unique personality, vocabulary, and "signature" animation.

Your chatty compatriots have no shortage of things to say...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/18/2008 - 10:13

We know that all of you aspiring private eyes out there have had your radar on the new Rovio from WowWee - a robot revolution in surveillance and telepresence. This impressive device, a WiFi enabled robotic webcam, allows you to keep a watchful eye on your home or office. You can stream video and sound from the Rovio so you're always...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2008 - 10:52

This is my report about the Lightstar and I have a suggestion for Wow Wee for the Bladestar and Lightstar.

Last weekend, (3-21-09) I was working at a rummage sale to benefit a local No Kill Shelter for Cats here in La Crosse, WI called "Tabby Town" and an unused, unopened Bladestar came in. I was the one to be sorting out that batch of...

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By: Lady Royce
Posted: Thu, 04/16/2009 - 15:49

Just in time for the 2009 holiday season comes Joebot, the latest offering of robotic goodness from WowWee. Joebot is another biped platform and is slightly smaller than the original Robosapien. Like the Femisapien, Joebot ditches the standard remote control interface for easy to use "joystick hands". But WowWee didn't stop there, Joebot is the...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Wed, 11/25/2009 - 11:49

The RS Media is the next evolution in the Robosapien line beyond the Robosapien V2. It has essentially the same body as the V2, but a different brain based on a Linux kernel. The focus of the RS Media is on multimedia capabilities, including the ability to record and playback audio, pictures and video. Its personality can be modified (...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Wed, 03/28/2007 - 12:55

Watch Roboquad bust a move in this quick video. This is just a small sampling of some of the movements that the Roboquad is capable of. Of course, this demo does not factor in his other capabilities like motion and sound detection, and autonomous wandering. Be sure to take a look at the other video demonstration (with narration) of...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Thu, 01/18/2007 - 14:13

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