Robo News Articles

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

You all know him by his cryptic RoboCommunity nickname: RobosapienV2-4mem8 (or “4mem8” for short).

And we all admire his work as the ultimate Robo-hacker diarist. I felt like an eyewitness to an obsessively curious mind when I read his unique 3-part work: “How I Replaced Roboquad's Eyes and Mouth.”

4mem8 then followed...

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By: Eric Brandt
Posted: Sat, 08/25/2007 - 18:37

This is central command for Java and the RS Media. This is where Java developers and RS Media enthusiasts collide. It's your one-stop information shop for learning everything from "What is Java?" to "What's the Sun Java Robot Extension?" to "How does Java work with the RS Media?"

This is a resources page. It is already dense...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Thu, 05/17/2007 - 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

Maybe everyone else has seen this, but I hadn't.  Cool video of two roboquad's (one normal white and gray, and one jet black), being demo'd by Mark Tilden to Shiny Shiny.  Video was taken just after CES this year.  Mark also gives some insight into how the robot was designed, and why it works the way it does.

Check it out......

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Mon, 06/25/2007 - 18:10

Robosapien is the original (V1) humanoid bipedal robot from WowWee. He speaks fluent International Caveman, and is equipped with 3-finger gripper hands. He also comes in a variety of flavors including Homer Sapien and Spider Sapien.

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Robosapien V1. There are many resources...

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By: milw
Posted: Sat, 12/29/2007 - 08:07

Just after it landed from distant star systems, 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 a 4-legged alien quad.

He moves in 8-directions using...

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By: Tiffany W
Posted: Mon, 08/27/2007 - 16:49

The up and coming Rovio by WowWee Robotics has certainly generated a huge amount of excitement. Everyone's wondering what the Rovio can do, how it works, if it's hackable, and much more.

The "big question" about Rovio is this: how exactly does it find its way through your home or office automatically? What technology enables...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 01/21/2008 - 13:30

After much searching, I finally located a RoboBoa more by chance than by diligent effort. A friend of mine, who was aware of my obsession with all things Wow Wee, asked me one day out of the blue, what is a RoboBoa? I immediately interrogated him as to why he was inquiring, and it was finally revealed that he had seen one in a store....

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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Mon, 03/24/2008 - 13:35
I've had my RoboPanda for a while now. As you may know, he has a little furry friend, who he recognizes using an RFID tag. What you might not know unless your up on your conspiracy theories, is that RFID tags are going to be the bane of our existence in the near future. At first I thought I could live with it, the teddy panda is so cute...
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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Tue, 06/03/2008 - 15:21

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