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Animatronics
Tyrannosaurus at London's Natural History MuseumAnimatronics refers to the use of robotic devices to emulate a human or an animal, or bring lifelike characteristics to an otherwise inanimate object....
Animatronics - Wikipedia
Hexbug
Hexbug is a brand of toy automatons developed and distributed by Innovation First. Hexbug was inspired by BEAM robotics, and uses many elements of it. Originally released in the US through RadioSh...
Hexbug - Wikipedia
Kota the triceratops
Kota the Triceratops is an animatronic toy dinosaur made by Hasbro and Playskool. It is modeled after a triceratops, and intended for children aged 3 to 6.The toy debuted at the New York Toy Fair in F...
Tux Droid
Tux Droid is a Linux wireless Tux mascot (210mm x 180mm x 140mm - with lowered wings) with a programmable interface, allowing it to announce events by its gestures and by ALSA driven sound. The events...
Tux Droid - Wikipedia
Sony Rolly
Rolly is an egg-shaped digital robotic music player made by Sony, combining music functions with robotic dancing. It has two wheels that allow it to rotate and spin, as well as two bands of colored LE...
Sony Rolly - Wikipedia
List of Disney attractions using Audio-Animatronics
This is a list of Disney attractions that have used Audio-Animatronics.
(note: These four Disneyland Fantasyland attractions are the only ones to feature true Audio Animatronics. The other Fantas...
Roboreptile
The Roboreptile toy robot manufactured by WowWee Ltd. The Roboreptile has infrared and sound sensors, and is able to autonomously explore its environment while avoiding obstacles. It can also operate ...
Roboreptile - Wikipedia
CubeStormer II
CubeStormer II is a robot built primarily with Lego Mindstorms and a Samsung Galaxy S2 for solving a Rubik's Cube. The project was commissioned by ARM Holdings and designed and built by Mike Dobson an...
Robosaurus
Robosaurus is a transforming dinosaur robot created by inventor Doug Malewicki in 1989 and is now owned and operated by Monster Robots, Inc. Robosaurus is modeled after Transformers toys with the driv...
Robosaurus - Wikipedia
Roboraptor
Roboraptor is a robotic toy invented by Mark Tilden and distributed by Wow Wee Toys International. It is the successor to the RoboSapien robot and uses motion technology based on realistic biomechanic...
AIBO
AIBO (Artificial Intelligence Robot, homonymous with aibō (相棒), "pal" or "partner" in Japanese) is an iconic series of robotic pets designed and manufactured by Sony. Sony announced a prototype ro...
AIBO - Wikipedia
FemiSapien
FemiSapien is a female humanoid robot that WowWee announced at CES in January 2008. It can respond to sight, sound, and touch and can be programmed with a sequence of movements. At CES 2008 an estimat...
Boe-Bot
BOE–Bot is short for Board of Education robot. It is the trade name of a robot kit that is used in American college and high school robotics classes. It consists of a main circuit board (the Board of ...
RS Media
The RS Media is another product in WowWee's line of biomorphic robots, based on a walking system designed by Mark Tilden. The RS Media uses basically the same body as the Robosapien V2, but a differen...
Beer Launching Fridge
The Beer Launching Fridge is a modified mini-fridge that catapults beer to the desired drinker by use of a keyless remote system. It has been featured on the Late Show with David Letterman, The Ellen...
Entertainment robot
An entertainment robot is, as the name indicates, a robot that is not made for utilitarian use, as in production or domestic services, but for the sole subjective pleasure of the human it serves, usua...
Furby
A Furby is an American electronic robotic toy released in 1998 by Tiger Electronics. It resembles a hamster or owl-like creature and went through a period of being a "must-have" toy following its holi...
Furby - Wikipedia
Fairfield Industrial Dog Object
The Fairfield Industrial Dog Object (FIDO) is a huge sculpture in hardwood of a canine in the inner northern Melbourne suburb of Fairfield, Victoria, Australia. It was part of the Darebin City Council...
Fairfield Industrial Dog Object - Wikipedia
Roboboa
Roboboa is a robotic snake produced by WowWee. Roboboas has 4 angled body sections, allowing Roboboa to coil by rotating adjacent sections. A motorized tail roller and casters on the midsection allow ...
Roboboa - Wikipedia
Ludobot
A ludobot is a type of artificial human companion: an entertainment robot, from Latin ludo (play) and bot (robot).Examples are battlebots, Sony Aibo, Tiger Toys GoGo My So Real Walking Pup and so on.S...
Pekoppa
Pekoppa (ペコッぱ) is a battery-powered plastic plant, manufactured by Sega, which reacts with nodding movements when being spoken to.It was co-developed by Tomio Watanabe (渡辺富夫) from Okayama University, ...
Genibo
Genibo is a robotic dog produced by the Korean company Dasarobot of Dasatech.
The Genibo QD is an autonomous pet robot, similar in concept to Sony's 'ERS-7' Aibo, but was created to be much more d...
Genibo - Wikipedia
IDog
The iDog is a robot dog toy designed and manufactured by Sega Toys, marketed by Hasbro in the United States. iDog receives input from an external music source, such as an MP3 player, lighting up and "...
IDog - Wikipedia
Poo-Chi
Poo-Chi (or Poochi, Poochie), one of the first generations of robopet toys, is a since discontinued robot dog designed by Samuel James Lloyd, manufactured by Sega Toys, and distributed by Tiger Toys.<...
Poo-Chi - Wikipedia
Step Inside
Step Inside was a British programme that was first shown in 2001 on CBBC and then on CBeebies in 2002Step Inside is still shown occasionally on the CBeebies channel or BBC Two.The only human character...