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Meccano Spykee: The WiFi Robot

Meccano Spykee: The WiFi Robot

Released on 05 October 2010

Condition:  New

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Spyke is the first robot to be built that you can transform and control from a computer through a WiFi connection Moreover, you can control him from anywhere in the world via the Internet! Spyke comes with a video camera, a microphone, a loudspeaker and two motors. Spyke is a Spy Robot! He can move, watch, hear, take pictures, record video and sound. He is equipped with light and sound effects, video and voice filters... Spyke is a telephone! He can be used as a VOIP phone & webcam and is compatible with Skype?? 3.0 (PC) technology... Spyke is a Digital Music Player! Listen to your own music... Spyke is a video surveillance device! When a movement is detected, Spyke activates an alarm or sends you a picture by e-mail... When the battery charge gets low, Spyke returns back to his recharging station automatically!
  • As featured on the Channel 5 Gadget Show - Top 5 toys
  • Spyke is a motorised robot equipped with:
  • WiFi card
  • Microphone
  • Video Camera
  • Loudspeaker
  • IR auto-parking / recharging system
  • Light and optical fibres
  • Spyke is controlled from your computer through WiFi connection
  • Spyke is controlled by the MMI (Machine Man Interface) (See below image)
  • Two ways to play with Spyke with MMI:
  • Locally: your computer and Spyke catch the local WiFi connection
  • Remotely: control your Spyke from anywhere in the world via the internet! (Protected secure web login)
  • Easy and fast system to build three different models: Robot, Scorpion, Space Vehicle
  • 210 parts
  • Compatible with all Meccano parts
  • Instructions, tools, battery 9,6V - 1500 mAh / recharging station included
  • Technical Specifications:
  • PC & MAC compliant
  • WiFi / 802.11 b/g
  • Joystick compliant
  • PC requirement / software: Windows 2000 / XP with .NET framework 2.0
  • MAC requirement / software: Mac OS X
  • Open source software
  • MMI software details: 1.1 Mb / user interface in Microsoft.net
  • Compatible with Skype 3.0 (PC) technology
  • Camera: 320x240 - local mode:15 fps / distant mode: depending on the Internet connection
  • Speaker: 2W (tbc) / no driver required