Rovio: WiFi enabled surveillance robot by WoWee

[CES 2008] Wowee is unveiling its new WiFi enabled robotic webcam that can be controlled remotely using any Internet enabled device: mobile phone, PC or video game console. Users can explore their home or office remotely through the Rovio’s built-in camera that streams video and audio transmitted via the robot. Featuring the NorthStar® smart navigation and positioning system, the Rovio navigates accurately by itself and is able to avoid the obstacles on its way. Hopefully, we will see a live demo on the show floor at CES.

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Specifications

  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • 1 recharge base
  • 3 wheel motors
  • 3 omni directional wheels
  • 1 camera motor
  • 1 VGA CMOS sensor
  • LED illumination (helps to navigate in the dark)
  • 1 speaker
  • USB connectivity
  • WiFi connectivity (802.11b and g)

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