Spyke unleashed at the British Toy Fair

Meccano's Johnny Five look-alike is alive and has been one of the main attractions at the industry-only British Toy Fair in London's Docklands.It's Sp

Meccano's Johnny Five look-alike is alive and has been one of the main attractions at the industry-only British Toy Fair in London's Docklands.It's Spyke's first outing since CES where we first learned about his stair-climbing caterpillar tracks and charger-base homing abilities.Now more details have been given about the Mindstorm challenger. We now know he'll have a two megapixel camera on board for taking pictures of intruders detected by his motion sensors. And we'll be able to use the camera to control the green and white fella remotely over the internet thanks to built in Wi-Fi – very cool.The Spyke 'kit' will actually construct up to three different robots and will be compatible with other Meccano parts – should you want to give him his own crane.Other features include a loud speaker, built-in VoIP and Skype compatibility. Still no word on when we'll get our hands on him though.

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