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Robopanda is a playful and talkative interactive friend. Designed to work without a remote control, Robopanda is controlled directly by touch and sound. Robopanda was the first precursor to the 2008 switch in the WowWee Alive product line from "as real as possible" to "cute and cuddly and real enough".  If you were an early adopter of...

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By: milw
Posted: Thu, 01/17/2008 - 14:15

So you have explored all the personalities that come with your RS Media, and now you're looking for something new. Well look no further! Your RS Media was designed with imagination, innovation and creativity waiting to be unlocked ... by you! Through this guide, you will learn how to write your own Macros using the RS Media Software...

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By: Robostuff
Posted: Tue, 06/26/2007 - 13:17

I remember watching Looney Tunes as a kid.  When Daffy got hit with a giant mallet, his eyes would roll like a slot machine and a loud "BOING" would sound.  I always wanted my own cartoon character to smash with a mallet...  Wrex the Dawg is that character, brought to life in my own living room!

Though I wouldn't reccommend hitting Wrex...

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Mon, 09/15/2008 - 14:19

Welcome again to another "rip-down" article. This time, we will start with the Tri-Bot’s remote. In this article, I will not tell you how to use the remote -  but rather, give you pointers on taking it apart and showing you what the tilt sensor does.  As well, I will give you the wire color code for each movement....

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By: GWJax
Posted: Mon, 02/16/2009 - 13:02


At the Nottingham e-Learning Centre, Janet Simner has been introducing a group of year 8 pupils to a 60cm tall programmable humanoid robot called Robosapien V2.

Shortlisted for the ‘Primary & Secondary Hardware’ category of the 2008 BETT Awards is a rather intimidating humanoid robot called Robosapien V2. Intimidating for...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 05/12/2008 - 14:12

One of the most common questions I am seeing on RoboCommunity is: "How do I set up my Rovio to work from over the Internet?"

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Truly, the "awesome" factor of the Rovio really comes in when you access it from a computer outside of your network, and get to spy on what's going on back at your lair while you're away. ...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 11/10/2008 - 14:02

Chatterbots are whimsical, highly stylized companions that hang out on your desktop. There are three distinctively different, collectable designs: The Fairy Godfather, Devil/Angel, and Dog/Cat. Each has its own unique personality, vocabulary, and "signature" animation.

They'll "listen in" to things you type in your computer -...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/18/2008 - 10:13

I found Femisapien's red wrist lights didn't quite suit her, so I decided to replace the LEDs with something a little more fashionable.  I decided on pink LEDs, as they are still quite unique, as well as being feminine. This tutorial will take you though the process of replacing the LEDs, including something on LED selection and purchase tips....

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By: SeanF
Posted: Tue, 04/28/2009 - 14:59

We recently came across a rather humorous website, the Robosapien Foundation, whose 'mission' is to ensure that Robosapiens are given a fair chance at life just like the rest of us! If you didn't know beforehand, at first glance you might think this was a very real organization that is dedicated to that very thing, due to the very...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Fri, 10/20/2006 - 11:57

The Roboquad is the first truly robotic arthropod, with unique multidirectional movement capabilities. It has 40 program slots, direct control and autonomous movement, and has 72 pre-programmed functions. It also boasts 2 built in demos, a light sensor, and a sound sensor.

Oppenheim Toy Portfolio: Gold Seal Award  ...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 01/01/2008 - 13:00

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