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Desk Pet Tankbots are small rechargable 'bots that can operate in 3 modes- Obstacle Detection (best for maze running), Light and Sound, or Controlled. The first two modes are autonomous, with Tankbot roving around and avoiding obstacles, or moving randomly and emitting various sounds. In Controlled mode, a smartphone can be used (with the...

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By: milw
Posted: Sun, 03/11/2012 - 13:50

Editor's note:

Here 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.

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

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Thu, 06/21/2007 - 17:58

The latest robot from WowWee Robotics, the RS Media, is chock full of features, and as the name suggests, particularly multimedia-related ones. This article sums up most of the notable features of the RS Media.

At first glance, the RS Media has a look and feel like the Robosapien, but starts to differ when you start to look at...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Thu, 10/05/2006 - 19:47

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

When Robosapien first came out, he had 6 program slots available. Now, Roboquad has 40! I am going to show you some cool tricks that you can do with Roboquad's program mode.

First Session: Doing the Electric Slide (Roboquad Style!) Enter your Roboquad into program mode using the "Program" button. Go...
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By: Robo BG
Posted: Mon, 01/28/2008 - 09:39


The 1st version of the Robosapien has a few basic sensors in it - audio and tactile sensors. The audio or sound sensor is just like it sounds (pardon the pun ;-)). The tactile or touch sensors are in 6 different places - the two tips of its hands, and the front and backs of both of its feet. What's important to note here is that...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Mon, 10/30/2006 - 00:21

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

You may have heard that the latest Dreamworks Animation film coming out November 2, 2007 is called the Bee Movie. It stars Jerry Seinfeld as Barry B. Benson - a bee who just isn't satisfied staying in the hive, but wants to see the world ... and hilarity ensues. He plays opposite Renee Zellweger, the dashing human female who befriends...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Thu, 09/27/2007 - 13:28

Robosapien X? is an update to WowWees iconic humanoid robot. 14 tall and designed by a NASA scientist, hes fast moving, full function and comes to life using either the included controller or via iOS or Android device with the new IR dongle.

FEATURES

Fast, full function arms with two types of grippers. Real multi-speed, fast...
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By: Brandon C
Posted: Mon, 08/26/2013 - 15:19

Robosapien V2 is the next generation of Robosapien robots. It's nearly twice the size of the original Robosapien robot. Instead of the original caveman grunts the V2 can speak a reasonably large list of pre-recorded phrases. It has infrared and basic color recognition sensors, grip sensors in its hands, touch or contact activated...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Fri, 04/06/2007 - 09:28

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