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Robosapien V2 is the next generation of Robosapien robots. It's nearly twice the size of the original Robosapien robot. Instead of the original caveman grunts the V2 can speak a reasonably large list of pre-recorded phrases. It has infrared and basic color recognition sensors, grip sensors in its hands, touch or contact activated...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Fri, 04/06/2007 - 09:28
If you're interested in trying your hand at some C programming for the RS Media, helibot over on the Robosapien.TK forums recently discovered that the Board Support Package for the MC9328MXL processor in the RS Media is available on a VMWare image intended for development of a different processor range.

This is great news,...

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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Tue, 03/11/2008 - 14:07

Welcome back; I hope you have enjoyed the first part of this hack!

Now, it's time to remove the skin. This part is one of the most time consuming steps. First, DO NOT use a sharp razor blade. Instead, use the small flat blade screwdriver. This will prevent any slipups; you could potentially cut the robot skin in...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Mon, 02/11/2008 - 09:30


The 1st version of the Robosapien has a few basic sensors in it - audio and tactile sensors. The audio or sound sensor is just like it sounds (pardon the pun ;-)). The tactile or touch sensors are in 6 different places - the two tips of its hands, and the front and backs of both of its feet. What's important to note here is that...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Mon, 10/30/2006 - 00:21

Sophisticated, intelligent, charming, and talented - sounds like the perfect girl - and FemiSapien has it all.

FemiSapien is the most agile walking female robot out there! Her arms and legs move with ease, and she is remarkably mobile. Choose from using touch, sight, or sound to interact with her.

FemiSapien's 4-way...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Wed, 01/16/2008 - 13:40

This is the second 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 layout of the microcontroller board to drive the interface that was detailed in the first article.  A link to the microcontroller C...

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By: Evilis
Posted: Fri, 01/02/2009 - 14:07

Roboraptor certainly didn't want to be left out. His pals, Roboreptile and the Dragonfly, got photo shoots, so why shouldn't he!? Enjoy!

Click on the thumbnails below to view them as full-sized, high-quality images.

 

WARNING: Full-sized images below are about 1.5MB in size. The last three are over...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Fri, 04/27/2007 - 15:26

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

Recently, I caught up with Sean Frawley, the creator of the FlyTech Dragonfly and got to ask him some questions. He was kind enough to take time with me, and excited to share his experience with the Dragonfly with all of us at RoboCommunity.  Check this out...

Jeff: Hundreds of dragonfly enthusiasts will read...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Fri, 04/20/2007 - 16:03

Mr. Personality sadly came off the scene as quickly as he came on after he was announced at CES 2008.  I've seen quite a few people on our forums here who were quite passionate about this new jokester robot, but then disappointed, as no additional "official" personalities were released.  In addition, it didn't seem that there was any "official...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 02/05/2010 - 15:45

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