Robert Oschler, of RobotsRule, has posted a hands-on video review of the forthcoming WowWee robot, the Robosapien Tri-Bot. The bot sports some cool new features such as omni-wheels and tilt-motion control via its remote. The Tri-Bot is expected to ship this summer and retail for USD $99.

RobotsRule also has a Tri-Bot page with an in-depth written review, photo gallery, and another video of Tri-Bot at CES.

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

  • Vrogy

    Looks like there’s a lot of control lag.

  • Robotocist

    …they decided on a holonomic drive configuration; it is dreadfully inefficient.