The Japanese toy manufacturer Tomy has announced its QFO – a small radio-controlled flying toy that was recently displayed at the 2008 Tokyo Toy Show in Japan. There isn’t much info available about this new little gizmo, but Andrew Liszewski over at the great OhGizmo […]
The Japanese toy manufacturer Tomy has released an updated transparent plastic version of their popular radio-controlled R2-D2 mini action figure. With the mini-lightsaber remote, R2-D2 will move forward or turn on command, rotate his dome as he rolls, beep and whistle, and illuminate his photoreceptor […]
The Japanese toy manufacturer Tomy today announced the debut of an innovative “sensor” technology for its forthcoming AI Tech Racing brand, featuring the ability to detect and avoid obstacles, and negotiate turns and corners without input from the user. Unlike traditional “slot” cars and similar […]
Video footage of i-SOBOT, the world’s smallest mass produced humanoid robot, in a no holds barred battle up against Godzilla: While many celebrate the triumphant arrival of Takara/Tomy’s tiny humanoid robot upon American shores, a disturbing development comes with it. All across the USA, i-SOBOT […]
The Japanese toy manufacturer Tomy has created a follow-up to their Walkiebits, a dancing miniature robot turtle released in 2005.
The Roboco robot pet from Tomy is now available at AudioCubes for $17. (Update: Link removed because the page is gone.) This little square robot dog (or cat, whichever you prefer) is the new Tamagotchi. Roboco acts just like your pet. It eats, sleeps, needs […]
This official Tomy/Takara i-SOBOT video shows the tiny talented humanoid robot doing flips, talking, and gives a brief overview of several of its features: In other i-SOBOT news the official i-SOBOT web site now has some of the Japanese web pages up; still waiting on […]
i-Sobot $299.99, the world’s smallest robot, is now available for pre-order. The tiny humanoid from Tomy, a Japanese toy merchandise company, is expected to start shipping in October. The i-SOBOT is fully functional and features 17 custom designed actuators and gyro-sensor that allow it to […]