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By: The Insider
Posted: Wed, 09/06/2006 - 14:38

Wrex the Dawg had me laughing hysterically; he's a crazy canine, and a little unpredictable - but he makes a great companion. You see, he's been "hot-wired" from junkyard parts, and who knows what that can do to a pooch!

You can let Wrex roam on his own, just like a real dog. Except, of course, that he might malfunction -...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Thu, 01/10/2008 - 20:40


Your robot has a secret that will allow him to wander about so that
when he touches something with his heels, fingers, or toes, he will
perform a reflex task, then carry on. Using this, he can push boxes,
play simple soccer, karate chop anything in his path, or wander around
picking things up when he finds them,...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Sun, 08/27/2006 - 23:40
If you're interested in trying your hand at some C programming for the RS Media, helibot over on the Robosapien.TK forums recently discovered that the Board Support Package for the MC9328MXL processor in the RS Media is available on a VMWare image intended for development of a different processor range.

This is great news,...

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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Tue, 03/11/2008 - 14:07

This article shows how I finially built a new compiler toolchain for RSMedia development.  It took a lot of trial and error to find a process that worked, so by documenting the results here I hope I can save someone some pain in the future!!

So these instructions maybe interesting to others wanting to build a cross compilers for other...

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By: Helibot
Posted: Thu, 11/05/2009 - 11:37

The FlyTech Dragonfly is WowWee's radio controlled flying insect. Make him swoop and dive-bomb, his flapping wings and glowing eyes are sure to attract an audience. The Dragonfly comes in two flavors, Green (49 MHz) and Blue (27 MHz), so you can fly with your friends and have mid-air duels.

One of TIME Magazine's Best Inventions...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 01/01/2008 - 13:00

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

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Let me kick off this review by saying that when I received the Tri-Bot, my heart was pounding with excitement and joy just like when I was a kid on Christmas, opening up my most anticipated presents. Even now as I type this article, I am still smiling... as all of you will when you pick one up for yourself.

Unboxing Tri-Bot...
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By: GWJax
Posted: Mon, 08/25/2008 - 17:44

Well, you just bought your first robot from EBay! Congratulations! You paid .99 for it, a real collectable called the Radio Shack Talking Robie. You may have bought it becasue you needed a cheap platform for testing your high tech ideas!

Of course, you already own all of the Wow Wee robots, right? So, you need a platform to...

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By: Electroboticist
Posted: Fri, 06/13/2008 - 11:54

When I first saw ASIMO from a distance, he was walking up stairs in front of a huge crowd at CES.  Truthfully, my first impression was disbelief.  "No way that's a robot!" I was thinking.

But it was.  ASIMO is Honda's 4' tall 119 lb humanoid robot.  The project - to get a robot to walk and run and jump and move like a human.  In...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 01/10/2007 - 23:33

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