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McDonalds and WowWee have teamed up to create seven cool new WowWee Robotics Happy Meal toys. The toys are available (for now) in the US and Canada only, but you can get them at any McDonald's. They are rolling out two per week starting today (Friday, February 23rd), so the promotion will last four weeks in total. I'm going to try to...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Fri, 02/23/2007 - 08:22

This article shows how I finially built a new compiler toolchain for RSMedia development.  It took a lot of trial and error to find a process that worked, so by documenting the results here I hope I can save someone some pain in the future!!

So these instructions maybe interesting to others wanting to build a cross compilers for other...

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By: Helibot
Posted: Thu, 11/05/2009 - 11:37

Maybe everyone else has seen this, but I hadn't.  Cool video of two roboquad's (one normal white and gray, and one jet black), being demo'd by Mark Tilden to Shiny Shiny.  Video was taken just after CES this year.  Mark also gives some insight into how the robot was designed, and why it works the way it does.

Check it out......

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Mon, 06/25/2007 - 18:10

Robopet is WowWee's interactive biomechanical pet. Robopet can wander in autonomous mode and safely avoid edges such as stairs, or be controlled by remote.

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Robopet. There are many resources available to you, so read on!
 

Your First Line of Defense: RoboCommunity

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By: milw
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2008 - 17:21

Get in touch with your inner private investigator with the WowWee Rovio - sure to take home and office surveillance to a whole new level!

The Rovio, at its core, is a Wi-Fi enabled robotic webcam that can move easily in any direction, and can also be controlled remotely. In fact, it's a revolution in home and office exploration...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Sun, 01/13/2008 - 13:00

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


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

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.

FEATURES

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

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


Welcome back, everyone!

I was happy to see the responses on my last article, so I decided it to submit my second session.

This time he will be doing the "Roboquad Hokey Pokey." Here's how to do it:

The Roboquad Hokey Pokey Put your Roboquad into Program mode Start with the intro. Doo Doo Doo! Do the twitch...
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By: Robo BG
Posted: Tue, 02/26/2008 - 15:52

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