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RoboCommunity is proud to be your one-stop shop for all things Rovio.  The mobile telepresence 'bot has generated quite a bit of excitement with the tech and robotics community... from super-geeks and Linux coders all the way to newcomers to the hobby.

Given the massive amount of interest, activity, and participation -...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Mon, 01/26/2009 - 15:54

Imagine laying in bed, far too lazy to get up... but you're not ready to go to sleep either.  Wouldn't it be cool if you could watch TV or a movie on the ceiling, like some magical picture were to just appear out of nowhere?

Now, rather than just waxing poetic (or spending thousands of dollars on an expensive home theater setup)...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 10/05/2009 - 18:36

Say hello to the Roboremote, the niftiest, handiest little contraption yet seen by WowWee enthusiasts! Roboremote is a universal infrared (IR) remote control designed for use with any of WowWee's past, present and future IR-controlled robots.

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By: milw
Posted: Wed, 06/25/2008 - 10:27

Ever wanted your own personal comedian? Or are you just looking for a robot with real comedy character? If so - look no further than this new personal robot from WowWee: Mr. Personality.

Everything he does and says is full of his unique charm and wit. This super-intelligent jester can do so many things: he can read your daily...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/11/2008 - 10:55

I think that robot toys from older eras are awesome, in a retro-chic kind of way.  Who am I to talk... let the community speak for itself!  We have lots of fans here of older robot toys who are bound to be thrilled by WowWee's re-released Retro series of toys and robots.

WowWee T-Rex

Perhaps she's RoboRaptor's...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/29/2010 - 15:10

Robosapien V1 was the first robot designed and produced by WowWee, as well as the first biped robot to not use wheels in its feet. It was extremely well received, becoming one of the "Must Have" toys in its first year. It quickly aquired a devoted fanbase of robot enthusiasts and hackers, and continues continues to be one of the mpst...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 01/01/2008 - 13:00

This article describes the steps needed to convert the WowWee RoboRemote into a sensor interface and programmable robot controller. By making these changes to the RoboRemote, it will be possible to use custom sensors and control logic to extend the capabilities of WowWee robots. This can be done without modifying the robot itself in any...

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By: MrScott
Posted: Thu, 06/19/2008 - 10:23


Your robot has a secret that will allow him to wander about so that when he touches something with his heels, fingers, or toes, he will perform a reflex task, then carry on. Using this, he can push boxes, play simple soccer, karate chop anything in his path, or wander around picking things up when he finds them, without you having to...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Wed, 09/06/2006 - 15:02

Longtime Rovio users are very much aware that the Rovio, while performing quite admirably in well-lit environments, struggles in low light due to the small size of its LED headlight.  Numerous Rovio devotees, many of them community members here, have created hacks and modifications to improve Rovio's lighting system.

However, what if you...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 12/07/2009 - 18:52

FemiSapien, the most agile walking female robot to date, has made her debut at CES this year! You can interact with her using sight, sound or touch. Her 4-way joystick hands can be used to change her motion, and even to program a sequence of moves.

She's super-intelligent: using her own unique language, FemiSapien can "talk"...

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

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