Sunday, 18 May 2008

Open Source Hardware Toy

Tux Droid is a 2.4 GHz wireless robot specially built for Linux.

Tux Droid Connects to your PC and make him flap his wings, dance around, talk, blink his eyes, and all the other stuff you can imagine

  • Let Tux Droid dance when you receive an e-mail
  • Program Tux Droid as a guard dog to scare away intruders
  • Program Tux Droid as a wake-up clock
  • Take Tux Droid to your bathroom to listen to the news broadcast
  • Program Tux to be a remote control for your PC, activating multimedia applications.
  • Program Tux Droid to function as a wireless VOIP phone

Product Features

  • Tux Droid Robot wirelessly connects to your Linux based PC and alerts you of events with sound and motion
  • Tux Droid can take inputs via sound and touch
  • Open source software allows for easy programming of Tux widgets in Python
  • Built in rechargable battery
  • Included wireless 2.4 GHz link

Software Requirements

  • A Linux compatible PC or laptop
  • Supports Linux kermel 2.4 or later
  • A 800Mhz CPU or faster
  • 128MB RAM or higher
  • An available USB port (1.1 or 2.0)
  • An internet connection

Price tag is 99 Euros

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