From the makers of Dream DX dog comes the Dream Cat. A pretty realistic catbot until you discover that it doesn’t purr or meow – it talks! Yup, the feline droid is preloaded with 333 words (all Japanese at the moment). It has sensors over its body and depending where you touch it responds accordingly. […]
Here’s something straight out of Red Dwarf – remember in BetterÂ Than Life when it was down to the talking toaster to save them all? -No?Â Â Oh; Â just me then. Anyhoooo………..yup – here’s a talking toaster made by UtmostÂ – although life-saving has not been mentioned.
New from the guys who brought you the R2-D2 projector which appeared in my crimbo wish-list, is the R2-D2 skype phone and remote controllable webcam! The blinged out chrome-look lightsabre makesÂ sounds likeÂ it shouldÂ and opens up toÂ reveal the dial pad.Â As well as being a skype phoneÂ it will also control the littleÂ R2-D2 whichÂ is a fully functioning, […]
WowWee, the people who brought you RoboSapien have a few more to add to their stable. Tri-bot (pictured left) is the “a born entertainer” of the new pairÂ while the Wi-Fi enabled Rovio is a more focused guardbot. As an aside; RoboSapien also gets a girlfriend, called FemiSapien (they must’ve spent ages on that one!). Tri-bot […]
This 18â€ radio control interactive DALEK responds to spoken commands as well as having traditional radio control functions. With independent head, body and eye movement as well as multiple sensory inputs including touch, it actually lives up to it’s self-tagged title of â€˜supreme being in the universeâ€™. The DALEK has several modes including voice programmable […]
Meet Tux Droid, a LinuxÂ only critter similar to the NabaztagÂ (but not as cute in my opinion).Â It is of course wireless fed (2.4GHz), text to speech enabled and programmable. It flaps, reads your email to you, tells the time, streams Internet radio, is a motion sensing alarm, provides VoIP phone services and generally does everything […]