August 9 Sightings

In today’s scan for WowWee coverage, Crunch Gear and Gadgetmadness provide positive reviews of Roboquad and Roboboa respectively.

CBC News in Canada examines why robots aren’t fixing dinner, folding laundry and cleaning windows with quotes from Art Janis, VP of WowWee, and Robosapien and Robopanda mentions.

The Philadelphia Daily News and Bloomberg covered Alive Elvis and Yahoo! News mentioned WowWee in the context of upcoming toy movies.

Note that Robopanda was covered in the Colorado Springs Gazette and in the following blogs: silverwordz.com, networking.eweek.com, pcmag.com. The Roboboa launch was covered on the blog Techgadgets.in and Gizmodo.com.au.

     

Crunch Gear Circ./Aud.: 126,222
Web Site 08/06/2007
"Hands-On With The Wowwee Roboquad: It Crawls, Dances"

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Gatgetmadness Circ./Aud.: 3,555
Web Site 08/01/2007
"WowWee Roboboa On Sale Now"

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CBC Circ./Aud.: 1,277,600
Ottawa, Canada 07/11/2007
"Domestic helpers?"

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Philadelphia Daily News
Chicago, Illinois 08/06/2007
"The latest on iPods, high def and Elvis"

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Yahoo! News India Circ./Aud.: 123,616
Web Site, India 08/08/2007
"ENTERTAINMENT NEWS"

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Yahoo! News Circ./Aud.: 31,543,388
Sunnyvale, California 08/02/2007
"Toymakers bring dolls, games to big screen"

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Elvis Celebrants to Thrill to Sneering Robots, `Aloha' Dolls
Bloomberg - USA
You also could invest $299.95 in an ``Alive Elvis'' sold by The Sharper Image and made by WowWee. This 20-inch robot bust with built-in speakers has a

 

Wi-Fi radio, safe earphones, Robopanda star at tech show
Colorado Springs Gazette - Colorado Springs,CO,USA
Perhaps the preview event's most head-turning item was Wow-Wee Ltd.'s radio-controlled Fly-Tech Dragonfly, which buzzed above the crowd on plastic wings

 

Robopanda
Robopanda, WowWee's impressive robot, could be your small child's new best friend.

http://www.networking.eweek.com/article/Robopanda/211076_1.aspx

 

RoboPanda has arrived!!
By Silver(Silver)
Gabe text messaged me the other night with a picture he had taken at Walmart of the one, the only, RoboPanda. I couldn't believe it, but after a quick trip to confirm with my own eyes, there he was on the shelf, looking back at me... ...
SilverWordz - http://www.silverwordz.com/blog/

 
   

Roboboa: pet snake robot with too many features
This latest creation from WowWee actually looks like it could find a place in my home. The Roboboa is a cool robotic snake with umpteen features thrown in (well, 41 is the official count). My favourite is its tracking mode - sometimes ...
Gizmodo Australia - http://www.gizmodo.com.au/

 

Roboboa, Multi-functional Snake Alarm Clock Announced
Mark Tilden and WowWee Robotics have introduced a forty-one functional robot snake, called Roboboa. The multi-faceted Roboboa acts as an alarm clock, disco light, reading light, and does many more activities The forty-one functional ...
Tech Gadgets - http://www.techgadgets.in