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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 12/12/2006 - 17:04

Recently, the Digital Graffiti Art Festival was held in Alys Beach, Florida - attracting over 1,400 visitors, who flocked to the festival to witness the newest revolutions in digital artistry.  Digital Graffiti, also known as "photon bombing" or "urban projection," is a relatively new form of artistic expression using images projected on the...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 06/30/2009 - 15:36

The Roboquad (WowWee's new robot alien) is closing in.  The invasion isn't far off.  As you look to the horizon to see the ships landing and the armies preparing to take over, not only do you have flashbacks to Star Wars Episode 1, but you want to know where to preorder the little guy.  Until the release in the fall, here's where to...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 05/30/2007 - 13:13


9 word summary: It flies, it's fun, and the kids love it.

This is my hands-on review of the Flytech Bladestar, covering how to assemble it, charge it, and get it in the air.

WowWee FlyTech Bladestar: What It Is

Bladestar is a new type of rotary-wing flying toy, with onboard infrared sensors to allow avoidance of...

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By: milw
Posted: Wed, 05/07/2008 - 11:39

As many of you might know, I have a soft spot for R/C toys, including cars, planes, and helicopters.  However, the Hoverpod is a first for me... it's the first R/C hovercraft I've ever had a chance to play with, and it's a lot of fun.  Read on to discover what the Hoverpod can do.

Unboxing the Hoverpod

The...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 10/09/2009 - 13:09

I'm posting this up here for my fellow FIOS subscribers, although this could really also serve as an example to anyone trying to set up the proper port forwarding on their router - despite the obvious difference in admin utilities.

*NOTE 12/28/08*

Up until the recent release of the Rovio 5.00b7 two way audio has only worked when...

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By: epyon
Posted: Mon, 12/08/2008 - 10:17

This is the first step in transforming Elvis to "Elvis the Terminator," an ongoing project. This first article is about opening your Elvis to reveal some of its electronics. The next article will be about removing the skin and so forth.

So, are you ready to get started?

Support the Elvis upside down, either in an empty...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Mon, 02/04/2008 - 10:06


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

Welcome

Welcome to the Java Lessons of RoboDuke, the Javarian. I am RoboDuke, an RS Media robot made by WowWee and purchased at Java One in May, 2007 (more info). I currently reside at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Virginia where I will be used to teach the wonders of Java Programming to students of all ages. I got my...

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By: RoboDuke
Posted: Wed, 11/21/2007 - 13:30

Pieced together from junk parts, nuts, and bolts, Wrex the Dawg from WowWee Robotics truly has a mind of his own. This wacky mutt is a whole lot of fun, and he's unpredictable, too...

You can enjoy your time with Wrex in so many ways:

First, you could just let him roam on his own, like a real wild pooch. He'll dart...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Wed, 01/09/2008 - 16:16

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