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Part 3: More Blinky Lights!

Hello, and welcome to part three of Rudolph's foray into microcontroller fiddling. In this installment I'll hook up a bundle of LEDs and an infrared receiver to the Arduino to make a snazzy, remote-controlled, blinky light display of doom! To make this work semi-intelligently I used Arduino's handy...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Tue, 07/01/2008 - 16:46

In “Listen” mode, your Robosapien will wait for over 2 hours before getting
bored and shutting down. You can “link in” the listen modes up to 14 times
using the regular P program,; the following is an example of how to make
your robot “guard” a hallway for hours and always stay in place.


Press S>...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Wed, 09/06/2006 - 13:57

This video, taken at WowWee, demonstrates the features of their latest humanoid robot, the RS Media. It includes a walkthrough of the movements, video capabilities as well as custom programming capabilities of the robot which was released in select parts of the world in late 2006.

The video also shows screen shots of some of...

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By: Ron Repking
Posted: Thu, 02/01/2007 - 00:37

Watch Roboquad bust a move in this quick video. This is just a small sampling of some of the movements that the Roboquad is capable of. Of course, this demo does not factor in his other capabilities like motion and sound detection, and autonomous wandering. Be sure to take a look at the other video demonstration (with narration) of...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Thu, 01/18/2007 - 14:13


Here's a great introductory video to the Roboreptile. This is a pretty quick, entertaining video. I don't want to give it away so you'll have to watch the vid, but the videographer, who also runs the RobotsRule website, has a funny nickname for his Roboreptile. 

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sun, 11/05/2006 - 09:46

There have been a lot of questions. A lot of speculation. A lot of video. RoboCommunity has learned the inside scoop on WowWee's latest foray into the world of robotic reptiles - the Roboboa.

The Roboboa will not be available in the US any time soon. In fact, the current release plan for their robotic snake takes it to the UK,...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 03/27/2007 - 23:19

The Roboquad is the first truly robotic arthropod from WowWee, with unique multidirectional movement capabilities. The Roboquad can scan its environment using built-in IR sensors, and reacts by avoiding obstacles or noticing when something moves.

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Roboquad. There are many...

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By: milw
Posted: Fri, 01/11/2008 - 08:39

Current Status:

The contest is closed, and the judge has made her determinations. The winners are...

Scariest

1st Prize (and recipient of a Roboreptile): Jaxster for PumpkinSapien
2nd Prize (and recipient of RSV2 Minis): a TIE between RobosapienV2-4mem8 for Borg-o-sapien and milw...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 10/16/2007 - 07:49

Spruce up that boring desktop with one of these great Roboraptor desktop wallpapers! Choose the size that's closest to your desktop size, and when the image loads, right click the image and choose "Set as Desktop Wallpaper". It's that easy!

 

 

 

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 17:19

Editor's note:

In Part 1 of this incredible series, our fearless hacker RobosapienV2-4mem8 cracks open the Roboquad exoskeleton. Is this alien dissection from Area 51? Nah, but it sure looks like it.

Then in Part 2, the exploration continues -- complete with photo close ups of electronic innards.

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Wed, 06/27/2007 - 13:23

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