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Here's a quick video I put together of the interaction commands that automatically take place between the RSV2 and the Robopet. It's a really cute (and long) interaction. All I did was hit the "Robopet Interaction" button on the RSV2 remote and let the robots do the rest. Oh yes, the interaction differs slightly every time so try it...

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By: Ron Repking
Posted: Thu, 11/09/2006 - 18:40

Meet the Alive Lion Cub - the very first in a new series of super-realistic animal companions from WowWee!

Many of us, especially those with vivid imaginations, have wanted a wild animal for a pet at some point - but we all know that's not very likely. Wouldn't it be great to have your own pet lion, that responds to your every...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 01/08/2008 - 15:09

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Can I operate two Robosapiens at the same time?

Robosapien is not a radio control product. It works on infra-red light waves (just like a television controller) - so there is only one option for controlling him. Therefore, if multiple Robosapiens are...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Sun, 08/27/2006 - 23:34

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

We recently came across a rather humorous website, the Robosapien Foundation, whose 'mission' is to ensure that Robosapiens are given a fair chance at life just like the rest of us! If you didn't know beforehand, at first glance you might think this was a very real organization that is dedicated to that very thing, due to the very...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Fri, 10/20/2006 - 11:57


Roborover Loves to Explore!

Roborover™ is an easy-to-use, adventurous robot buddy who is always ready for new adventures with you. What's really unique about Roborover is that he becomes more bold and outspoken the more that you interact with him... he's a little shy at first, but becomes bolder as he goes along...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 09/29/2009 - 17:11

This is the third 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 implementation of the interface’s serial commands to control the Alive Elvis bust from a MIDI music sequencer. You should not be afraid if...

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By: Evilis
Posted: Wed, 01/14/2009 - 10:17


Rovio by WowWee

I'm sure you've heard the buzz about WowWee's new robot, the Rovio. Billed as a "mobile webcam," the Rovio connects to your local network via Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) and is controlled via a web-based interface served directly from the robot. Rovio has the TrueTrack Navigation System built in, which allows you to save...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Mon, 10/06/2008 - 10:00

Robosapien V1 was the first robot designed and produced by WowWee, as well as the first biped robot to not use wheels in its feet. It was extremely well received, becoming one of the "Must Have" toys in its first year. It quickly aquired a devoted fanbase of robot enthusiasts and hackers, and continues continues to be one of the mpst...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 01/01/2008 - 13:00

If you've misplaced your manual (or if your robot hid it from you), don't worry! We've gathered together all of the Robomanuals here. Click on the desired link below for either a PDF or possibly an HTML version of the manual.

Flytech Dragonfly

User Manual (PDF)

RS Media

Quick Start...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Sun, 08/27/2006 - 22:09

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