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Raspberry Pi Robotic Blueprints by Richard Grimmett

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Chapter 2. Adding Raspberry Pi to a Humanoid Robot

Modifying an RC car with Raspberry Pi is a wonderful project, but you can take this idea even further by modifying different toys with Raspberry Pi. One class of toys that are excellent candidates for our project are a set of robot toys by WowWee. You can purchase these toys from the company directly at http://wowwee.com/, but you can also find used versions of these toys on eBay for a significantly lower price.

In this chapter, you'll learn the following:

  • How to send and receive voice commands
  • How to interpret commands and initiate actions

There are several toys that have excellent possibilities. One such toy is the WowWee Roboraptor. The following is an image of this robot:

Another option is the ...

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