Dec 10, 2009

Toys for the big boys!

Introducing Rovio Robot with Northstar System. It’s the coolest gadget/toy perfect for holiday gifts. It is perfect to spy around the house. Rovio got robot streams audio and high-resolution (640 x 480px) video in MPEG4 format and it can capture pictures and e-mail them to you. Rovio has a two-way microphone and speaker that enables real-time interaction with subjects – like your cat.

The Rovio robot is also the first to feature the NorthStar smart navigation and positioning system. This represents a major breakthrough in robotics and technology nowadays. Working like a micro-GPS system, the NorthStar system enables the Rovio robot to know where it is, locate the position of other objects, and navigate from place to place with pinpoint accuracy, entirely under its own control. That’s how cool Rovio is.

Other added features of Rovio are: Direct ROVIOs movements, neck mounted camera and audio from your own house or anywhere in the world, via the Internet, using any web accessible device such as a webcam, cell phone, video game console or PC. You can use the menu to set and select way points. In just one click you can tell ROVIO to navigate itself to the chosen point or path, without having to control each step. It has built in LED lights to help you guide ROVIO through dark hallways.

System requirements are:

Personal Computer with a minimum of Pentium 4 processor , OS compatible with Windows XP/ Windows Vista, 256 MB of RAM, DirectX 9.0 or higher, Video card equipped with OpenGL compliancy, Universal Serial Bus(USB) connectivity, Wireless access point device connected to your PC (ex: router), High-speed internet connection, Internet Explorer 6 or higher.