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Everyone loves those cute cuddly black and white bears, especially here in Hong Kong. But, how about turning one into an interactive robot? Our in-house robotics experts, designers and panda-lovers have invented Wowwee’s latest feat of genius. They started with stuffed teddy bears -- then evolved the final product...
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By: Tiffany W
Posted: Tue, 07/31/2007 - 15:05

Another new application for controlling your WowWee Rovio has hit the scene.  Developer and community member Andreas, of ewe-software, has created his own application called RovioDirect.  RovioDirect is designed to be used on Windows based PC's, and is an excellent substitute for the web-based application - it even adds several features.

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 02/09/2010 - 17:24

Whoa, careful! That's a WowWee BugBot that just zoomed by - just try to catch it!

These ultra-slick little creatures are the newest edition to the Fun line of WowWee robots. Collectible and available in six different styles, you're sure to have a blast watching them buzz around in your living room.

There are two...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Thu, 01/10/2008 - 12:04


Bought two Robosapiens but can’t get them to fight because the controllers are on the same frequency? Here’s a simple modification using household materials that allows your robot to fight, with a friend or against another robot in automatic mode.

1 - Take a standard toilet-roll tube and cut it down the middle.

2 – Squeeze...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Wed, 09/06/2006 - 14:20


Your robot has a secret that will allow him to wander about so that
when he touches something with his heels, fingers, or toes, he will
perform a reflex task, then carry on. Using this, he can push boxes,
play simple soccer, karate chop anything in his path, or wander around
picking things up when he finds them,...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Sun, 08/27/2006 - 23:40

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

You've probably already seen quite a number of videos of the Flytech Dragonfly already, but if you can't see it up close, it's hard to actually make out the wings flapping.

I filmed the following video at half speed so that you can see the flapping action a bit clearer. Unfortunately, I'm a rather poor videographer and I lost...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 01/23/2007 - 19:25

Recently, the Digital Graffiti Art Festival was held in Alys Beach, Florida - attracting over 1,400 visitors, who flocked to the festival to witness the newest revolutions in digital artistry.  Digital Graffiti, also known as "photon bombing" or "urban projection," is a relatively new form of artistic expression using images projected on the...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 06/30/2009 - 15:36

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
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

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