The Robosapien Companion: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks (Technology in Action)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:8/22/2005 - Apress
By: Jamie Samans
You'll loveThe Robosapien Companion: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks whether youre a robotics expert or beginner. And whether you own a Robosapien or not, or are anticipating the V2 release, youll learn about the workings and theory of this fun robot. An owner of several Robosapiens himself, author Jamie Samans covers everything from basics like diagnosing and testing your new Robosapien, to advanced topics like hacking and modifications. He thoroughly covers what he calls the curiosity and creativity of this famous bot. The book functions as both a practical user guide and an interesting read about the theory behind the machine: BEAM robotics. (BEAM stands for biology, electronics, aesthetics, and mechanics.) Youll learn about Robos 67 unique functions, and get the full scoop on the upcoming line of Robosapiens: the Robopet, the Roboraptor, and the bipedal Robosapien V2. By the books end, youll come to master your V1 or become fully prepared for the exciting upgrades planned for V2.