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Well here it is, the dissection of a WowWee Alive Lion Cub!  Before I get into it I just wanna say that I tried to open it up in such a way that would allow me repair it, but, unfortunately, it was impossible.  So, if you decide to attempt the dissection outlined here, make sure you understand that your Cub may never be the same again!

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Wed, 08/06/2008 - 17:16

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

Check out the evolution of the RoboRaptor from the first sketch in December of 2003 to completion in June 2005. Come get an exlusive, behind the scenes look at how a your favorite walking dinosaur buddy got to where he is today.

Included are comments from WowWee Robotics designer Mark Tilden at certain stages of development....

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By: Matt Whitlock
Posted: Thu, 09/21/2006 - 08:10

Just after it landed from distant star systems, Wowwee introduced the RoboQuad to the entire planet. With its unique movement based on rotating multi-jointed legs, it’s not quite a crab, not exactly a spider, but a 4-legged alien quad.

He moves in 8-directions using...

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By: Tiffany W
Posted: Mon, 08/27/2007 - 16:49

WowWee was one of about 50 companies at the CES unveiled press event last night. They clearly were one of the main highlights of the evening with the announcement of many new products and the large amount of press the hovered around their area. While the last entry focused on the two products that were shown on their table, here are ...

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By: Ron Repking
Posted: Sun, 01/07/2007 - 17:40

I would like to introduce to all of you to the two robots that got me started on my studies of robotics, before I became fascinated with the awesome bots from WowWee! These two old boys have been doing down time since late 1997, due to the high cost of batteries these days - but I was recently able to get a great deal on some to get them back...

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By: Lady Royce
Posted: Mon, 06/01/2009 - 12:36


During master program P> playback, the robot can be set to "wait" for specific sensor inputs before advancing to the next program instruction. This works for all reflex sensors. When in Program Mode ("Beep, beep, beep"), you can press any of the reflex buttons (R>, S>, or L>), and that sensor will then be entered as a single...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Wed, 09/06/2006 - 15:11

I've always admired WowWee Technologies for the creativity and the thought and detail that goes into their products. The newest 'bot to hit the block, RoboMe, encapsulates WowWee's devotion to its fans and borrows some of the best ideas they have had in past robots to combine it all together.

I feel as if RoboMe is the distant upgraded...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 11/08/2013 - 16:10

Here's my solution for the low-light sensitivity of the Rovio cam- take the 6 existing blue LEDs and remount them at the front of Rovio, so instead of uselessly beaming all those precious blue photons straight up onto the ceiling, the cool blue LEDs will help light the way.  After dark, driving with the blue lights on is a snap, and it looks...

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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 11/24/2008 - 17:34

[Reprinted with the kind permission of TechCast Network.]

Just two days before Christmas 2006, a big heavy box landed on the door step of the TechCast Network office. With as much excitement and enthusiasm as a small boy on Christmas day, I promptly yet carefully tore open the box to reveal the coolest toy I’ve ever come across...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 01/30/2007 - 17:30

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