Fun & Games Robotics

Robert Oschler, of Robots Rule, has a video up showing a preview of his Robodance software controlling the new Wow Wee Rovio remote surveillance bot via a Nintendo Wiimote. With this set-up, a Wiimote can control the Rovio from just about anywhere in the world via Bluetooth and a Web connection. Robert plans on having this new version of Robodance available by early next year.

For more information, visit the Rovio-Wiimote Robodance page.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance 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 to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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