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Robosapien X? is an update to WowWees iconic humanoid robot. 14 tall and designed by a NASA scientist, hes fast moving, full function and comes to life using either the included controller or via iOS or Android device with the new IR dongle.

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Fast, full function arms with two types of grippers. Real multi-speed, fast...
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By: Brandon C
Posted: Mon, 08/26/2013 - 15:19

What if you could turn your robot into a teddy bear?

Noccy42 of YouTube evidently already has.  This is hysterical. He dances, he plays with the kitty, he's a robot. No, he's a bear! No, a robot..... 

The video's actually kinda in 2 parts. Even if you get bored in the middle, make sure you forward to time index 2:35 for...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 12/13/2006 - 13:01
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

The up and coming movie from Pixar on June 27th, 2008 entitled "Wall-E" appeals to me, as I am into robotics and science fiction movies. So, I Googled Wall-E and found a few movie clips and enjoyed them all. So, I began a quest to build a small scale model after speaking with folks on this forum. The criteria for this project were...

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Fri, 03/07/2008 - 14:03

Check out the evolution of the RoboRaptor from the first sketch in December of 2003 to completion in June 2005. Come get an exlusive, behind the scenes look at how a your favorite walking dinosaur buddy got to where he is today.

Included are comments from WowWee Robotics designer Mark Tilden at certain stages of development....

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By: Matt Whitlock
Posted: Thu, 09/21/2006 - 08:10

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

Meet the newest additions to the Alive Cubs family of adorable youngsters: Seal Pup, Husky Puppy, Leopard Cub, and Koala Joey.

 

Playing with Seal Pup is as close as you can get to having the real baby animal to nurture and take care of in your home. ...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Thu, 08/06/2009 - 14:50

The Arduino is a microcontroller prototyping platform. This platform includes the hardware device, built around the Atmel ATmega168 microcontroller, and an easy-to-use cross-platform IDE (Integrated Development Environment) using a C-style programming syntax. Apparently intended for a Physical Computing audience, the Arduino should also...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Mon, 04/07/2008 - 11:57

Here's my solution for the low-light sensitivity of the Rovio cam- take the 6 existing blue LEDs and remount them at the front of Rovio, so instead of uselessly beaming all those precious blue photons straight up onto the ceiling, the cool blue LEDs will help light the way.  After dark, driving with the blue lights on is a snap, and it looks...

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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 11/24/2008 - 17:34

The previous series of articles on this Robocommunity site on establishing a way to drive the Elvis Alive bust from a PC are useful but it becomes a peripheral which can do nothing without being attached to a PC with what amounts to a RS-232 umbilical. This also loads down the PC such that running any other other processes could affect the...

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By: Evilis
Posted: Mon, 05/11/2009 - 12:44

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