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Build-Your-Own Spybot

'Spyke' The DIY WiFi Robot

— October 15, 2008 — Tech
This WiFi-enabled, build-it-yourself robot is controllable from your PC, from close-up or afar.

Spyke is a sophisticated robot that’s also works as a spycam, but there’s more to this amazing Wi-Fi friendly contraption than sneaky surveillance with sound.

Spyke is not only a robot, but also a wireless VOIP phone, webcam and digital music player for your MP3s.

The Spyke can also detect motion which activates an alarm on your computer or it can even send you a picture by email.

The 210-piece Meccano kit allows you to make 3 different robots out of one kit.
Trend Themes
1. DIY Robots - Developing more build-it-yourself robots like Spyke which can serve various purposes, including surveillance and communication.
2. Wifi Robotics - Developing more robots that can be controlled over Wi-Fi and perform multiple tasks such as surveillance, communication and media playback.
3. AI Surveillance - Developing more AI-powered robots with surveillance capabilities that can detect motions and alert individuals accordingly.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - The Consumer electronics industry can develop different DIY robotic kits to serve multiple purposes, from surveillance to communication.
2. Home Automation - The Home Automation industry can develop more AI-powered and Wi-Fi friendly robotics to enhance the security features of homes and office building.
3. Retail - The Retail Industry can explore DIY robotics kits like Spyke that can perform various tasks and cater to different audiences such as kids and tech enthusiasts.
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