CES 2008: Erector / Meccano unveil three new Spyke robots (well, Spykee)
Spyke was one of the hits of last year’s CES, being a spy robot capable of trundling around the house recording video and streaming it to you over Wi-Fi. Trouble is, he never actually went on sale – makers Erector and Meccano delayed him to get the technology just right. He’s due out in September or October this year now, and has acquired an extra ‘e’ (he’s now called Spykee).
Tech Digest's Robot World Cup: Round Three
Since I started this World Cup, Japanese scientists have probably invented about 76 new bots even more deadly / cool / ridiculous than the ones featured here. Ah well. No late entries or byes are permitted, even if someone creates a British TennisBot capable of winning Wimbledon. Which is frankly unlikely.
Meccano's Spyke spy robot available to pre-order
We first reported on Spyke in January when he was unveiled at CES. He’s a pint-sized robot with built-in Wi-Fi, a microphone and a video camera. The idea: he trundles around your home keeping an eye on things, and then feeds you live footage whenever you want to
spy on your family check everything’s secure.
CES 2007: Spyke spy robot
Stand by for a robo-splurge: I've been wandering the Sands Hall at CES, and there's all manner of robots hiding away in the corner. Starting with this Spyke spy-bot, which lurks in your home keeping beady eyes on what's going…
CES 2007: Now Meccano (or Erector to our US chums) has its own robot – Spyke
What with all the Lego robot action it is no surprise to find that the other big toy construction brand from back in the day, Meccano has its own bot on the way. At CES it is unveiling a robot…