RovioDirect is an alternative freeware for remote controlling your WowWee Rovio webcam robot. It supports directly access and steering of the robot by the keys of your keyboard. Also it supports additional features which you don't have in Rovios build in html interface, like full screen view, gained push to talk two way audio, playing predefined sounds, manual driving with obstacles avoiding, animated blue lights, motion detection, turns by 90 or 180 degree and precision control of the camera arm.
Donate Rovio Commander II
Control your Rovio with Your Keyboard, Your Mouse, Your Xbox 360 Joystick. Choose your Display Mode, MPEG, Direct Show Streaming Video
Record your Video with Direct Show
Capture Video in AVI or WMV 9, WMV8 file format. Use most Video Compressor settings including DivX, XVid, WMV.
Tuning, Timers, Camera Settings, Video Settings, Brightness Control, LED Control With Light Show, Sentry with Video Record
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 - there's more Rovio resources out there than you can shake your web browser at. Here's RoboCommunity's "short list" of must-have Rovio goodies.
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