FemiSapien is a female humanoid robot that WowWee announced at CES in January 2008. It can respond to sight, sound, and touch and can be programmed with a sequence of movements. At CES 2008 an estimated release date of late summer and $99 MSRP were given, and was being sold for $89.99 in 2009.
- Three modes of interaction.
- Learning Mode: can be programmed with a sequence of movements.
- Responsive Mode: make her responds to walking commands, and also you can interact with her as she reacts to your sounds, or watch her perform comedy scenes with you or another robot.
- Attentive Mode: you can activate actions such as autonomous wandering, blowing kisses, poses, holding hands, dancing, belching, and she will even engage you in "conversation"!
- Length: 4" (10.2 cm)
- Height: 15" (38.1 cm)
- Width: 8" (20.3 cm)
- Weight: 1.5 pounds (0.7 kg)
- 5 x motors
- 4 x position switches in each joystick hand access up to 56 functions
- 1 x IR receiver
- 2 x IR transmitters
- 1 x microphone to detect words, music and sharp noises
- 1 x speaker with nearly 90 seconds of sound
- 2 x tilt sensors for forwards and backwards fall detection
- Requires 6 "AA" alkaline batteries
- Peter Redmer (2008-01-16). "Hands On with the WowWee FemiSapien at CES 2008". RoboCommunity. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
- RoboCommunity Team (2008-01-14). "WowWee Robots 2008 - Release Dates and Pricing Guide". RoboCommunity. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
- "Femisapien". RoboCommunity. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
- RoboCommunity Team (2008-06-22). "'Lovable' robot". CNN.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
- Authoritative multi-page review with video of Femisapien
- RoboCommunity FemiSapien page
- WowWee website
- WowWee videos on FemiSapien
- CNN video on FemiSapien
- Femisapien community forum
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