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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

Though it may be premature to claim that robots are taking over the world, it is safe to say that they're on the move to invade your living room and take a dominant place under the Christmas tree. Companies like Wow Wee Robotics are making innovative, fun robotic toys that are suitable for users of nearly any age. If you've decided to...

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By: Matt Whitlock
Posted: Fri, 03/23/2007 - 10:02


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

I remember watching Looney Tunes as a kid.  When Daffy got hit with a giant mallet, his eyes would roll like a slot machine and a loud "BOING" would sound.  I always wanted my own cartoon character to smash with a mallet...  Wrex the Dawg is that character, brought to life in my own living room!

Though I wouldn't reccommend hitting Wrex...

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Mon, 09/15/2008 - 14:19

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


What's in a mini? Does it pack the same goodness of its larger brother into a smaller package? Here's the lowdown on the minis.

Priced to move, the minis look just like their bigger brothers, but alas, they don't have the same features, particularly all of the motors, sensors, and programmability. What can they do? Here are some...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Thu, 12/14/2006 - 21:01


Q: What is the difference between each pick up and drop function?

A: Your robot is capable of over 20 different pickups with his full sized hands. These pickups can be combined together for a variety of programmed actions.

For example the following program allows the robot to ask for something and then...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 16:20

The WowWee Hoverpod is still shrouded in secrecy, but I have a little bit of information to pass on, RoboCommunity-ites!

The little-known Hoverpod is unique to the FlyTech line in that it doesn't soar through the air; rather, it glides across most smooth surfaces, including short carpets.  It's basically a micro...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 05/26/2009 - 09:05

I found Femisapien's red wrist lights didn't quite suit her, so I decided to replace the LEDs with something a little more fashionable.  I decided on pink LEDs, as they are still quite unique, as well as being feminine. This tutorial will take you though the process of replacing the LEDs, including something on LED selection and purchase tips....

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By: SeanF
Posted: Tue, 04/28/2009 - 14:59

A few days ago, we introduced our new "Image Galleries" feature, which allows you to upload images to a custom gallery of your own design. The possibilities are endless!

We've decided to kick off this awesome new feature with a "Robo Dance" contest - show off your WowWee bot's slick dancing moves. Is your WowWee robot the next...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Fri, 03/28/2008 - 13:41

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