Takara Tomy's i-SOBOT is their first humanoid launched at end of 2007 and directed towards the upper end toy market. Isobot has over 200 words and phrases, and 200 pre-programmed movements. It operates with a remote control, programmable memory, and voice activation. It has 17 custom designed actuators and a gyro-sensor for balance and freely moving joints. The humanoid packaging includes the remote control, hexagon wrench, action chart, operation manual and 3 AAA batteries.
Product Description from Amazon It walks. It talks. It kicks. It turns. It does the splits, karate, the Hula, even plays air guitar. The whole family will be enthralled by the humanoid antics of this little powerhouse of a robot. Only 6" high, it's ready to go right out of the box with four easy operating modes: factory-programmed actions, user programming, the full-function remote control, or voice commands. With 17 custom servo-motors, 19 integrated circuit chips, a built-in gyro sensor, voice command recognition, and a repertoire of over 200 words, phrases, and sounds, this robot just might replace us all! Includes fully assembled robot, LCD remote control, rechargeable batteries and charger for robot, and hex wrench. Remote requires 4 "AAA" batteries, not included.
The i-SOBOT is fully functional and features 17 custom designed actuators and gyro-sensor that allow it to keep balance and freely move joints for impressive performance, vivid movement, and incredible flexibility. Robot includes a speaking vocabulary of over 200 words and phrases and more than 200 pre-programmed movements. It's designed to follow up to 10 voice commands and is ready to go right out of the box!
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