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Welcome to Part 4 of the "Elvinator" project, where we're converting the WowWee Alive Elvis into "The Terminator!" In this small article, we’ll see what those boards are and what they are for. A lot has changed in this design since I started this project, but all is still well and some really great stuff is on its way. You can...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Wed, 03/05/2008 - 14:09

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. ...

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

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...

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

Roboreptile may not be able to fly, but he had his picture taken a while back too.  He asked me to share them 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:  Full-sized images below are about 3MB...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 04/18/2007 - 09:01

You may have seen a product called the Robotyrannus being peddled out there recently and wondered how WowWee managed to quietly slip in yet another robot. As it turns out, Robotyrannus is essentially a Roboreptile in sheep's clothing. Well actually, more like dragon's clothing. Take a look at the included pictures. Notice the horns on...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 12/05/2006 - 11:52

Roboboa is a unique snake-like robot from WowWee. Roboboa can be a smart desk light, wake-up alarm or room guard, to name just a few of his talents.

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Roboboa. There are many resources available to you, so read on!


Your First Line of Defense:...
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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 08/18/2008 - 14:09

The FlyTech Dragonfly is WowWee's first radio controlled flying insect. Make him swoop and dive-bomb, his flapping wings and glowing eyes are sure to attract an audience. Flytech Barry B. Benson is another version of the Dragonfly based on the character from Dreamwork's Bee Movie

This is a quick guide to finding support for your...

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By: milw
Posted: Fri, 02/15/2008 - 14:15

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

My RS Media is standing, very still, waiting patiently, in the corner as I write this. But after seeing the Transformers movie last night, everything about my robot seems charged with explosive potential.

For almost two hours I watched a dozen ordinary objects (especially cars and...

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By: Eric Brandt
Posted: Fri, 07/06/2007 - 11:12

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

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