I missed this weeks Gadget Show but have it recorded on Sky+ so will be watching that back tonight. The latest show featured a Robot Race to find out which is the fastest robot available in the UK! You can watch it online over at Channel5 here. The click of the Robot race is from 22 to 25 minutes into the recording. I bet you all want one now!
I have received an e-mail recently with a list of Robots and a Conrad Voucher code so I thought I would do a quick post to let all you Robot and gadget geeks know about the recommended robots on Sale at Conrad Electronic.
The Code – 022041-NL
Promotion – £5 discount when you spend £50 or more
Expires – 28-02-2011
The Robosapien from WowWee is an interactive high-tech robot that controls more than 10,000 procedures. He carries out dozens of human movements such as Walking, grasping, dancing, etc. This is ensured by seven servo motors and control electronics It is operated via an infrared remote control. In the “bulldozer” mode, it is in the position to clear away the obstacles on its way and fight free with karate blows. Robosapien has five touch and sound sensors. Moreover, Robosapien also has a typical human behaviour such as yawning, whistling, burping, and other human noises.
The female analog at Robosapien Femisapien with its elegant operation, the cooled crossbuttock and its charming type with 36 functions makes fast rotation. It has its own language with gesticulation, which underlines the requirements so that every one understands. Moves gracefully at the rhythm of the music. You have 3 different modes (interactive conversion, audio, visual and to learn (Movement run-time can be programmed) and one replay mode,to replay all this.
The robot kit Spykee Micro can be moved forwards and around 360 degrees by means of an infrared remote control. Spykee Micro has a height of 14 cm and 4 different sound and light effects. The 20-piece kit can be setup in a few steps and is easy to use.
Wowwee Robot Joebot English Version
Use Voice Command Control or his easy-to-operate joystick hands to interact with him! Packed with tons of features, Joebot beatbox’s; tap out a rhythm and he will repeat it perfectly along with a dance! Let him roam freely in Battle Mode and watch him blast obstacles with his hand LEDs you can even square off with him using your own TV remote controller! The LED display also indicates the battery status.
The FlyTech Dragonfly is a radio-controlled flyer, which can be flown both by beginners as well as professionals depending upon the settings. The ultra-light and crash-proof structure makes the dragonfly a very safe flying device, which can be used without any hazard even in small rooms. The charging of the Dragonfly is done via remote control.
You are just a click away from people and places with Rovio, which are important for you in knowing what is exactly happening at home or in office. Even if you are at the other end of the world, you can see with the built-in Webcam Rovio and your loved ones at home and can communicate with them. Elders and children can always be in touch and ensure that everything is okay. Rovio is controllable from every part of the world (with Wi-Fi Zugang access) through ( web-compatible equipment-PC or Mac, mobile telephone, Smartphone or PDA or also with game controller).
WiFi Spy Robot
The WiFi Spy Robot observed secretly video calls and plays MP3 files. Control Spykee at home through the apartment and watch the explorations of the robot on the screen. It has a camera, microphone and speakers and can be remote controlled without wire via WLANand Internet and monitor people secretly with the integrated camera. By the WiFi interface, Spykee can also control many thousands of miles away via the Internet. In addition, the Spykee also play music via wireless from a computer hard drive. Spykee The Spy Robot is supplied as a kit with a clear instruction.
YETI Programmable Mobile Robot
A robot kit for Windows and Linux systems that can be freely programmed in C The “brain” of the robot is a RISC processor. Experiment with movements such as a going, rotating, dancing, etc. It is available as an extensive software library with motion and IR communication routines The YETI robot can be wirelessly programmed with a PC via the supplied duplex/infrared interface. YETI can be easily extended via the IC bus system.