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The Alive Elvis is the second entry in WowWee's animatronic personality line. The voice and personality of the 1968 Elvis are captured in this state-of-the-art bust, using motion-captured facial animations and digital recordings.

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Alive Elvis. There are many resources available to you, so...

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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 07/28/2008 - 12:51

Hello all,

This article describes two methods to customise the way the RS Media graphics look on his LCD.  But due to my very limited (read: "non-existant") graphic artist capabilities, I have only included 3 customised pictures.  So, I tell you how to do the customisation, but there aren't any cool new graphics yet.  If anyone would...

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By: Helibot
Posted: Mon, 08/03/2009 - 17:03

If you've fallen in love with the WowWee Alive Cubs... you'll fall head over heels for these miniature pets - get ready for the Alive Minis!  Plush 8 inch (20 cm) versions of the Lion, Leopard, White Tiger and Panda Cubs will respond to your cuddles with soft baby animal sounds. 


Feed him with his bottle — he’ll...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Thu, 08/06/2009 - 14:50

I have to say, after some time playing with the new FlyTech Bat from WowWee today, I am impressed, and I'd like to get you a quick preview of what's in store.

You may be surprised to hear me say that, given that the Bat only has one control (speed/height) and is aimed towards a younger audience. That being said, I really enjoyed...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 06/06/2008 - 18:02
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

This is the electroluminescent wire mod that I'm doing on my Roboquad. We got the EL wire from VibeLights, in both blue and purple, along with a mini-inverter power supply. I have also changed the fore and aft animation LEDs to blue, and the outboard face LEDs to yellow.

After considering various options for anchoring the EL...

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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 03/31/2008 - 15:32

You cam use the WowWee™ Robosapien™ remote controller (included) to control Femisapien. 
The remote controller requires 3 x “AAA” size batteries. To install the batteries, do the following:

1.  Open the battery compartment located on
the underside of the remote controller using a
Phillips screwdriver (not included) to...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 05/04/2009 - 12:51

Joebot is an animated, walking talking, robot buddy filled with quirky responses and hilarious chatter. Joebot walks with a smooth motion, detects and avoids obstacles, and knows when he has fallen down. Use Voice Command in Program Mode or his easy-to-operate joystick hands to interact with him! Packed with...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 09/29/2009 - 17:13


WowWee has taken v2.0.5 of the new RS Media Editing Suite software into a public beta testing phase. We would like to invite you to participate with us in testing the software, and we welcome your feedback on it. To this end, we have created a Public Beta Testing forum here on RoboCommunity. Follow the instructions outlined below, and...

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By: Michelle C
Posted: Thu, 03/22/2007 - 10:08
I've had my RoboPanda for a while now. As you may know, he has a little furry friend, who he recognizes using an RFID tag. What you might not know unless your up on your conspiracy theories, is that RFID tags are going to be the bane of our existence in the near future. At first I thought I could live with it, the teddy panda is so cute...
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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Tue, 06/03/2008 - 15:21

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