This fall and holiday season WowWee, a leader in robotic and electronic entertainment products and makers of the award-winning MIP™, is ready to thrill again with a new exciting and innovative line-up of items! GrooveCube™, SnapPets™, Mip, MiPosaur, REV, Karma Kitty™ and the new Music Elektrokidz™ are all HOT whether you are decorating a dorm, wanting to be cool for back-to-school, or picking out the perfect present for the holiday season!
R.E.V.™ and MiPosaur™. These dynamic, mega-fun products will not only excite and entertain today’s Geek enthusiast, but are sure be on tech-savvy kid’s holiday wish lists. “WowWee will continue on its path of providing great innovation with proprietary technology and methodology that will deliver fantastic experiences at affordable prices within the field of robotics and youth electronics. Our focus continues to be on disrupting typical play patterns, combined with introducing new intelligence,” said WowWee Canada President Richard Yanofsky.
R.E.V. are Robotic Enhanced Vehicles that are app-enabled and built for speed and battle! REVs think and fight for themselves and are equipped with BeaconSense™ technology, a proprietary indoor GPS system that enables them to sense their surroundings and navigate accordingly. REVs are hardwired to outwit, outplay and outlast YOU, their human opponents. REV does not require a special surface or mat to play on, and up to 12 players can enter the game. Each REV Starter Kit comes with two specially-equipped vehicles; just download the free app onto an iOS or Android smart device and jump into the driver seat, while setting the second REV to Autonomous Mode. Square off against your REV opponent in multiple game modes like Chase and Evade and REV Campaign, but be warned…Artificial Intelligence can be addictive!
R.E.V. is a Popular Science magazine 2015 Best of New York Toy Fair.
Starter Kit includes 2 REV vehicles. MSRP $99.99
R.E.V. Smart Ramp accessory sold separately MSRP $34.99
Available for pre-order at Target.com and in-store at Target in August.
The MiPosaur is a highly intelligent robotic creature with an incredible, evolving intelligence and personality. It can sense its own surroundings and environment, and Interact with them in a unique and lifelike way. In addition to featuring GestureSense™ technology that lets you control it with the swipe of your hand, the MiPosaur has sturdy MIP (Mobile Inverted Pendulum, created with the UCSD Coordinated Robotics Lab) balance and comes with an interactive TrackBall equipped with BeaconSense technology. With it, the MiPosaur can chase the trackball, play with it, guard it, as well as alter its moods depending on the various interactions. The MiPosaur is fully interactive with the MiP robot and a BLE enabled app, compatible with both iOS and Android smart devices, and will feature exciting and engaging games.
MSRP $119.99 Available at Amazon,
Target, Toys R Us, and other major retailers in August 2015
Snap Pets are your digital photo friends! A fun and easy-to-use camera which sends photos wireless to a smart device via Bluetooth, and also works as a remote (shutter button) for your phone or smart-device’s camera. Using the free mobile app, directly share your photos with friends on social media, you can even add filters, text and more to them, too! Snap Pets takes the ULTIMATE SELFIES and is also great for group photos. Take selfies by simply looking into the lens on the Snap Pet, then press the button on top of the Snap Pet…and you’re all set! Compatible with both iOS and Android devices. Take terrific holiday family photos or funny school group shots!
MSRP $34.99 Available at TARGET stores nationwide early August 2015
Groove Cube Shutter™
The world’s smallest Bluetooth speaker, the Groove Cube Shutter packs a big sound, which you can bring anywhere to blast your favorite music straight from your BLE smart device. It comes in multiple colors, and has a mini-USB for recharging and a lanyard for easy-carry. With the Groove Cube Shutter, you can also snap photos remotely on your
device using the on/off switch as a remote shutter button. With the built-in microphone, it can be used as a hands-free device to answer your calls! These make super stocking stuffers & fit perfectly into a backpack!
MSRP $14.99 Available in 5 different colors at Bed Bath & Beyond stores nationwide
Who will you fall in love with? Where will you live? Will you become famous? Look deep into the eyes of the fortune-telling feline to see what the future holds. From interactive M.A.S.H. storytelling games to mysterious answers with a feline twist, the Karma Kitty pounces on the future with predictions that are sure to delight! Entertain the family with it during holiday gatherings or school friends.
MSRP $19.99 Available at Target and Toys R Us stores October 2015
Eelektrokids Music Series™
Elektrokidz new Music Series is vivid and eye catching. Watch your favorite buddies hair bop to the beats! They are terrific for holiday swap gifts, back to school buddies, and stocking stuffers. Place them on a desk and be entertained for hours!
MSRP $14.99 Available now
Founded in 1988, WowWee is a leading designer, developer, marketer and distributor of innovative, hi-tech consumer robotic and consumer entertainment products. The introduction of WowWee’s Robosapien™ robot in 2004 revolutionized the way people interact with robotic companions. One of the most popular entertainment robots in the world with global sales of more than 6 million units, the Robosapien robot was the first commercially available biomorphic robot – a fusion of technology and personality.
MiP, released in 2014, continues to be one of the world’s most popular consumer robots and the winner of more than 10 major Tech and Toy awards, including the 2015 TIA (Toy Industry Association) Innovative Toy of the Year award. With offices in Montreal, San Diego and Hong Kong, WowWee’s focus on the development of breakthrough consumer technologies continues to forge new categories in personal robotics and entertainment with its imaginative, innovative, award-winning gadgets and toys.