WowWee Group Limited, is a privately owned, Hong Kong-based company that focuses on "breakthrough consumer technologies". They are best known for their biomorphic robot and their interactive balancing robot MiP.
WowWee is a leading designer, developer, marketer and distributor of innovative, hi-tech consumer robotic and consumer entertainment products. The introduction of WowWee’s Robosapien™ robot in 2004 revolutionized the way people interact with robotic companions. One of the most popular entertainment robots in the world with global sales of more than 6 million units, the Robosapien robot was the first commercially available biomorphic robot. The Robosapien humanoid product line evolved to include Robosapien V2 robot, which added functionality like speech capability, and RS Media™ robot, which featured a complete multimedia experience that allowed users to create and edit functions.
With offices in Montreal, San Diego, Hong Kong, WowWee’s focus on the development of breakthrough consumer technologies continues to forge new categories in personal robotics and entertainment with its imaginative, innovative, award-winning gadgets and toys.
As well as being able to dodge furniture, the WoWwee Roborover can talk, and he also has poseable arms, head and wrist, as well as having a built in ‘Follow Me’ function where he will search around to find his owner, and if you have turned all the lights off to confuse him, don’t worry as he has built in LED headlights that come on automatically in the dark so he can see where he is going.
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