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I had been waiting impatiently for my J2 Robot -- which is a complete robot by J2R Scientific that is ready to run out of the box.

Its design is part of the REOP (Robotics Education and Out Reach program of The Robotics Club of Yahoo).

Justin Ratcliff's Vision

Justin Ratcliff designed this robot as a security robot...

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Mon, 07/16/2007 - 17:06

For all you fans out there who thought the legendary Elvis® "The King" had "left the building," Wowwee™ has brought him back to life. That’s right folks, Elvis is Alive!

With expert guidance from Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee, we have developed a new Wowwee Alive™ product - a realistic animatronic Elvis,...

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By: Tiffany W
Posted: Tue, 10/09/2007 - 08:37

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

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, we had the chance to visit WowWee's booth and get a demo of the forthcoming Robopanda. It's quite an impressive little robot with a lot of functionality.

Enjoy the video and if you have any questions, please be sure to post them in the comments area!

 

Here'...

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By: Ron Repking
Posted: Thu, 01/11/2007 - 19:07

The FlyTech Dragonfly is WowWee's first radio controlled flying insect. Make him swoop and dive-bomb, his flapping wings and glowing eyes are sure to attract an audience. Flytech Barry B. Benson is another version of the Dragonfly based on the character from Dreamwork's Bee Movie

This is a quick guide to finding support for your...

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By: milw
Posted: Fri, 02/15/2008 - 14:15

Basic Electronics and Robotics Training Course

Chapter 1 

Welcome again to another one of my articles. This article is part 1 of many and I will be teaching you basic electronics for robotics and hacks, plus mods for your own...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Tue, 05/11/2010 - 12:28

Fresh from the robot factory, Tri-Bot is ready to rock and roll, whether you're playing games, controlling him directly, or listening to him tell you jokes!

Possessing a "new robot" personality, the Tri-Bot is packed with character. His "pop-top" head and animated eyebrows tell you how he's feeling. His distinctive, three-wheel...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/11/2008 - 17:16

This is the second of four articles about adding a "parasitic" microcontroller to the WowWee Alive Elvis that allows control of this device from an external PC via a serial interface.  This article covers the layout of the microcontroller board to drive the interface that was detailed in the first article.  A link to the microcontroller C...

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By: Evilis
Posted: Fri, 01/02/2009 - 14:07

Look out Robosapien, there's a new girl in town...  And she's got the moves!  Of course, I'm talking about the Femisapien, the latest of the bi-pedal humanoid walking robots from WowWee.

Powering Femisapien:

Femisapien is powered by 6x AA batteries (3 in each foot).  You'll need a Philips screwdriver to install them.

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Mon, 11/17/2008 - 11:31

If you're like me, you've been dying to take to the skies in WowWee's new FlyTech lineup for this year.  Just freshly released are some tantalizing previews of these innovative new airborne toys.

Skyhopper

The Skyhopper is very similar in construction to the Dragonfly, but features a "hybrid insect design"...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 09/15/2009 - 13:29

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