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"Alive" Chimpanze Animatronic Head

Posted 23 Oct 2005 at 04:33 UTC by The Swirling Brain Share This

WowWee has a new Animatronic Monkey Head for sale for $149.95! This erie creation can see, hear and feel. It can interact intelligently with you, your family, your guests...and with baffled strangers. His red eyes track movements using infrared "radar" vision; his ears have stereoscopic sound sensors; his skin reacts to contact with touch sensors all around. He also has "vocal chords" and realistically mimics the authentic sounds of a live chimp and can thereby reflect his emotions. The "natural" autonomous mode of "Alive" Chimpanzee can be overridden by a wireless controller. "Guard" mode allows you to preset a series of actions and vocalizations and waits for anything to trip his sensors for it to go off on some unsuspecting victim! Pause for a moment and reflect on what awesome childish things you could do with this monkey head!


Creepy..., posted 23 Oct 2005 at 16:59 UTC by jeffkoenig » (Master)

I don't know that I like the idea of a decapitated chimpanzee head still acting alive.

But, if it looks anything at all like a scary cyborg head underneath the rubber skin, the addition of some glowing red eyes would make an awesome addition to ANY lab bench.

Photo, posted 23 Oct 2005 at 17:12 UTC by steve » (Master)

I got a photo of this thing at the Wow Wee booth during robonexus:

Wow Wee Chimpanze head

No Title, posted 23 Oct 2005 at 20:51 UTC by Botnerd » (Master)

Thats a cool idea.

Creepy indeed,, posted 23 Oct 2005 at 21:18 UTC by robodave » (Journeyer)

Anybody in seeing thus, have a flashback to an Indiana Jones movie, Temple of Doom, where a feast was served? The desert being "chilled monkey brains".

Repeat after me...., posted 24 Oct 2005 at 10:07 UTC by dogsbody_d » (Master)

A chimp is not a monkey.

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