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Here's part 3 of the "Elvinator" modification to the Alive Elvis: "Inside Elvis's brain!"

(How fun is that?)

In this part, we are going to look at the innards of the "brain cavity." First, let's look at the back of the head. There are 5 screws that hold the head in place and 4 screws that hold the wire harness...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Tue, 02/19/2008 - 10:09

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

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

He's got charm, he's got style - he's the new Mr. Personality from WowWee Robotics. The most distinctive feature of this mechanical comedian is his full color LCD screen, which is used to represent his face. He's got unique, synchonized facial expressions that will always keep you in stitches. Listen to him tell jokes, stories, or...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/11/2008 - 10:56

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

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

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

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

Robopet is WowWee's interactive biomechanical pet. Robopet can wander in autonomous mode and safely avoid edges such as stairs, or be controlled by remote.

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

Your First Line of Defense: RoboCommunity

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By: milw
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2008 - 17:21


One last CES video! Yahoo held a quick contest called Last Gadget Standing where they picked 10 gadgets and then had the vendors do quick 5 minute demo/presentations. The judging was done by audience applause. I missed that show - maybe that's why RS Media only came in 2nd! Here is the last 90 seconds of the presentation which was done...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sat, 01/27/2007 - 02:02

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