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The Robosapien Companion: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks (Technology in Action)

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You?ll loveThe Robosapien Companion: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks whether you?re a robotics expert or beginner. And whether you own a Robosapien or not, you?ll 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). You?ll learn about Robo's 67 unique functions, and get the full scoop on the line of Robosapiens: the Robopet, the Roboraptor, and the bipedal Robosapien V2. By the books end, you?ll come to master your V1 or become fully prepared for the exciting upgrades included in V2.

Book News Annotation:

After identifying the motors, suspension, and electronics that make up the Robosapien robot, this guide explains how to operate the toy robot, enter commands into the remote control, use a personal computer to control the robot, take apart the shell for modifications, and install a wireless camera. Numerous black and white photographs are provided.
Annotation 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

After identifying the motors, suspension, and electronics that make up the Robosapien robot, this guide explains how to operate the toy robot, enter commands into the remote control, use a personal computer to control the robot, take apart the shell for modifications, and install a wireless camera. Numerous black and white photographs are provided. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The Robosapien Companion: Tips, Tricks, Hacks, and an Introduction to Robotics has two audiences: the expert and the beginner (including those who don't know anything about electronics). This book will help you get the most out of your Robosapien robot. Topics range from the particular to the general, from the technical to the fun.

The book provides background information on general robotics, including Mark Tilden's theories of BEAM robotics and how they relate to Robosapien. This fun book is the only robotics book of its kind in which you can learn tricks to blow your friends' minds.

Synopsis:

Whether one is a robotics expert or a beginner, this book provides background information on general robotics, including Mark Tilden's theories of BEAM robotics and how they relate to Robosapien. Topics range from the particular to the general, from the technical to the fun.

Synopsis:

This book is based on the bestselling Robosapien, and will be applicable for both the current version and the forthcoming version 2. Geared towards both novice and experienced owners, Samans shows the reader how to start working with and modifying the Robosapien straight out of the box, while giving an introduction to general robotics. The hacks taught within are inexpensive to complete and don't require advanced electronics skills; but will surely entertain. The Robosapien Companion provides background information on general robotics, including Mark Tilden's theories of B.E.A.M. robotics and how it relates to Robosapien; detailed discussion and exploration of the various program modes; exclusive information on the forthcoming Robosapien Version 2; and tips that both explain the theory behind and show how to hack the Robosapien.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction, An Introduction to Robosapien, Robosapien: A Robotic Family History; Setting Up Your Robosapien.- Part II. Robosapien Out of the Box; Robosapien Anatomy 101, Operating the Robosapien; Movement: Red Commands (15 total), Attitude: Orange Commands (20 total).- Part III. Programming the Robosapien, Program Modes Sonic Sensors, Exploring the Programs; Advanced Programming Examples, Community Submitted Programs.- Part IV. Hacking the Robosapien, An Introduction to Hacking, A Look inside Robosapien; Advanced Hack #1 - Wireless Camera Installation, Advanced Hack #2 - Add an IR to RF converter, Advanced Hacking 201: Ideas for the Future.- Part V. A Look Ahead; Robosapien Version 2.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590595268
Author:
Samans, Jamie
Publisher:
Apress
Subject:
Robotics
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence-Robotics
Series:
Technology in Action
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
9.28x7.08x.85 in. 1.42 lbs.

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Product details 328 pages Apress - English 9781590595268 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Robosapien Companion: Tips, Tricks, Hacks, and an Introduction to Robotics has two audiences: the expert and the beginner (including those who don't know anything about electronics). This book will help you get the most out of your Robosapien robot. Topics range from the particular to the general, from the technical to the fun.

The book provides background information on general robotics, including Mark Tilden's theories of BEAM robotics and how they relate to Robosapien. This fun book is the only robotics book of its kind in which you can learn tricks to blow your friends' minds.

"Synopsis" by , Whether one is a robotics expert or a beginner, this book provides background information on general robotics, including Mark Tilden's theories of BEAM robotics and how they relate to Robosapien. Topics range from the particular to the general, from the technical to the fun.
"Synopsis" by , This book is based on the bestselling Robosapien, and will be applicable for both the current version and the forthcoming version 2. Geared towards both novice and experienced owners, Samans shows the reader how to start working with and modifying the Robosapien straight out of the box, while giving an introduction to general robotics. The hacks taught within are inexpensive to complete and don't require advanced electronics skills; but will surely entertain. The Robosapien Companion provides background information on general robotics, including Mark Tilden's theories of B.E.A.M. robotics and how it relates to Robosapien; detailed discussion and exploration of the various program modes; exclusive information on the forthcoming Robosapien Version 2; and tips that both explain the theory behind and show how to hack the Robosapien.
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