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Saturday, March 17, 2007

Spy Robot from Meccano

Meccano has introduced Spyke, a remote controlled robot kit that runs on a rubber band. It has a webcam and can communicate over wifi. The robot can be uses for video surveilliance, as a VOIP phone and digital music player. The pricing will be appr. € 250.

Similar robots with camera and Wi-fi remote control are sold in Japan as home security robot or pet sitters, e.g. Nuvo from ZMP.

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