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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

I just unpacked a ferocious little Roboreptile and thought I'd share my quick impressions. This is a very cool toy and most of my comments really lean towards a wish list.

Very fast, agile and responsive. Select button to get to the different functions of the buttons. It's a cool idea to have the Select button stay at a specific '...
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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 10/31/2006 - 20:09

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

Get in touch with your inner private investigator with the WowWee Rovio - sure to take home and office surveillance to a whole new level!

The Rovio, at its core, is a Wi-Fi enabled robotic webcam that can move easily in any direction, and can also be controlled remotely. In fact, it's a revolution in home and office exploration...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Sun, 01/13/2008 - 13:00
I've had my RoboPanda for a while now. As you may know, he has a little furry friend, who he recognizes using an RFID tag. What you might not know unless your up on your conspiracy theories, is that RFID tags are going to be the bane of our existence in the near future. At first I thought I could live with it, the teddy panda is so cute...
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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Tue, 06/03/2008 - 15:21

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

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RoboCommunity is proud to be your one-stop shop for all things Rovio.  The mobile telepresence 'bot has generated quite a bit of excitement with the tech and robotics community... from super-geeks and Linux coders all the way to newcomers to the hobby.

Given the massive amount of interest, activity, and participation -...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Mon, 01/26/2009 - 15:54

Roboraptor is a large (32") bipedal dino 'bot with several distinct moods. He can be aggressive and hunting, cautious, or friendly and playful. Roboraptor can roam in autonomous mode, play tug-of-war games, or be controlled by remote.

2005 Toy of the Year - Creative Child Magazine   2005 - 100 Best...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 01/01/2008 - 13:00

So we already know the Roboquad can dance, but what else can it do? Here is a presentation of Roboquad's features as explained by WowWee employee, Michelle (no, not our blogger, Michelle C.). Because of the background noise, it's tough to make out Roboquad's almost R2D2-like sounds, but they do work for him and adds to the experience of...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sat, 01/20/2007 - 02:38

For those curious about what is inside of the Rovio TrueTrack beacon, and for those who are having problems, here's the inside scoop.

How To Hack Open The Rovio TrueTrack Beacon

Removing the beacon 'eyeball' from a dock or a room beacon is pretty simple- all you need is a medium phillips head screwdriver, and a 1.5 mm hex key to...

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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 03/09/2009 - 11:33

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