Robo News Articles

Received the latest manuals from WowWee for the Robopet, Roboraptor and Robosapien V2. These are the final versions ... complete with indexed tables of contents.

 

Robopet Manual (583 KB)

Roboraptor Manual (583 KB)

Robosapien V2 Manual (2 MB)

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 05/09/2007 - 14:44

Well, you just bought your first robot from EBay! Congratulations! You paid .99 for it, a real collectable called the Radio Shack Talking Robie. You may have bought it becasue you needed a cheap platform for testing your high tech ideas!

Of course, you already own all of the Wow Wee robots, right? So, you need a platform to...

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By: Electroboticist
Posted: Fri, 06/13/2008 - 11:54

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

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The Illumination of Rovio

Trundling down the uncharted vastness of the Dark Hallway our Hero, the Rovio, encounters an unknown, large, assailant. Rovio lifts its head to get a better view of this creature's face. Being in the Dark Hallway, the Great Operator instructs Rovio to turn on its headlight. The electrons flow, the LED...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Mon, 10/20/2008 - 11:10

Wait! Don't throw your batteries away in your remote until you do this check! If this check doesn't work, the problem may be your IR LED.

If you didn't see that in your digital camera, then it just might be the IR LED, a transistor, or the CPU. Follow these simple tests, and we'll go from there.

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By: GWJax
Posted: Thu, 01/17/2008 - 14:28

We know that all of you aspiring private eyes out there have had your radar on the new Rovio from WowWee - a robot revolution in surveillance and telepresence. This impressive device, a WiFi enabled robotic webcam, allows you to keep a watchful eye on your home or office. You can stream video and sound from the Rovio so you're always...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2008 - 10:52

I recorded this demonstration of the Robopanda presented by one of the helpful WowWee folks at CES Unveiled. While this event was only open to the press, it was still quite a task getting a few minutes to do the filming; there were a lot of people who wanted to see the new WowWee bots.

Unfortunately, I forgot...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Wed, 01/17/2007 - 03:18

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

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


I had been waiting impatiently for my J2 Robot -- which is a complete robot by J2R Scientific that is ready to run out of the box.

Its design is part of the REOP (Robotics Education and Out Reach program of The Robotics Club of Yahoo).

Justin Ratcliff's Vision

Justin Ratcliff designed this robot as a security robot...

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Mon, 07/16/2007 - 17:06

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