Robo News Articles

I am obviously not cut out to be a film director. I obviously don't have the slightest idea about the best light conditions, angles, perspective... pretty much nothing. I did like my choice of music though, so perhaps I can be a little like Tarantino. No? Ok, ok, I give. At any rate, hopefully you'll get a least 1 minute of enjoyment...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 02/27/2007 - 00:15
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

This is the last of four articles about adding a "parasitic" microcontroller to the WowWee Elvis Alive that allows control of this device from an external PC via a serial interface. This article covers the use of MIDI sequencer software (Multitrack Studio) to create animations for the modified Elvis Alive which I am now calling "PC Elvis". Any...

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By: Evilis
Posted: Mon, 03/30/2009 - 12:12

Roboreptile is one 'bot with attitude. He is capable of rapid movement and a lunging attack. 'Feed' him with the remote and he'll become calm- for a little while at least!

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


Your First...
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By: milw
Posted: Fri, 02/08/2008 - 10:47

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 in...

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


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,...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Sun, 08/27/2006 - 23:40

Well here it is, the dissection of a WowWee Alive Lion Cub!  Before I get into it I just wanna say that I tried to open it up in such a way that would allow me repair it, but, unfortunately, it was impossible.  So, if you decide to attempt the dissection outlined here, make sure you understand that your Cub may never be the same again!

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Wed, 08/06/2008 - 17:16

The Roboquad is the first truly robotic arthropod from WowWee, with unique multidirectional movement capabilities. The Roboquad can scan its environment using built-in IR sensors, and reacts by avoiding obstacles or noticing when something moves.

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Roboquad. There are many...

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By: milw
Posted: Fri, 01/11/2008 - 08:39

This is the second of four articles about adding a "parasitic" microcontroller to the WowWee Alive Elvis that allows control of this device from an external PC via a serial interface.  This article covers the layout of the microcontroller board to drive the interface that was detailed in the first article.  A link to the microcontroller C...

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By: Evilis
Posted: Fri, 01/02/2009 - 14:07

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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