RoboReptile Invasion Delayed A Bit

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Apparently the report that the new RoboReptile would be released 'world wide' this week was a little premature. The official release schedule that was recently posted on the RoboReptile website shows the new robot already available in Singapore and Taiwan. The New Zealand debut listed is June 26th, followed by Australia in early July, then several (but not all) European countries sometime in September. No mention is made of the UK, France, or US market release dates. [Thanks Carl]


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RoboReptile Has Australian Roots

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Creative artists and inventors find inspiration all around them, and robot designers are no different. According to a story just published in "The Sunday Mail", Mark Tilden, the creator of some of the world's best selling robots like the Robosapien and Roboraptor, found his inspiration for the new RoboReptile while watching television.


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And The Robot Winner Is? (Video)

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There are endless debates, usually in bars, over which fighter is better. If you could put Mike Tyson in the ring with Mohammad Ali, who would emerge triumphant? It’s no different with robots. Each robot has strong supporters and feels that their robot is unquestionably the best in the ring. For example, Matt Bauer obviously thinks he knows who would win a match between the Robonova and the Robosapien. . .


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Around The Net: Taiwan Robosapien Control Hack

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We don't speak Chinese, at least not yet - Japanese and English are enough of a challenge - but if you do, and want to take a look at what the Taiwanese have done with this Robosapien remote control hack, go for it and let us know what's up.

It appears that they have hacked the original Robosapien remote to add an RS232 interface and then control it from a PC or other processor.

Taiwan Robosapien Control Hack (Chinese)


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