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WowWee Press

2008

WowWee’s Diverse Product Line Awarded Top Honors from Multiple Organizations

November 26th, 2008

Parents and gadget-lovers alike need not fret about making a list and checking it twice this holiday season, for when it comes to function, design, durability, safety, and play value, the toy experts know best. With a diverse, award-winning line, WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), products have been recently recognized as safe, creative, and fun finds. These innovations include gadgets that walk, talk, crawl, fly, purr and enable remote telepresence and communications -- something for every member of the family.

WowWee's Rovio™ Mobile Webcam offers a Glimpse into the Future... and your Home

October 29th, 2008

Away from home and looking for a way to stay in touch with kids, elderly parents, and pets? Traveling for business and want to participate in several meetings at the office? WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), has announced the launch of the Rovio™ mobile webcam, a revolution in home exploration and telepresence.

WowWee FlyTech™ Brings Disney's Tinker Bell to Life

October 15th, 2008

Disney's timeless fairy, Tinker Bell, is taking the fantasy of Never Land to the actual skies with the help of WowWee's award-winning FlyTech™ technology.

WowWee Unveils Next-Generation in Award-Winning Robosapien Line

September 29th, 2008

What stands just over a foot tall, has three wheels, an animated face and a contagious personality?

WowWee's FlyTech Bladestar™ Flyer Revolutionizes Indoor Flight

September 15th, 2008

WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), announces the launch of FlyTech Bladestar™, a revolutionary indoor flying machine set to change helicopter flight as we know it today.

She's Got the Moves: Sophistication, Style, and More

September 8th, 2008

Whoever said robots can't dance - or more importantly, they can't be female?

Animatronic Lions and Tigers and Bears … Oh My!

August 28th, 2008

From the snowy peaks of the Himalayas to the sweltering plains of Africa, WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), has scoured the corners of the Earth in search of inspiration for their newest line of animatronic playmates.

WowWee and Think Tank Toys Join Forces

August 26th, 2008

WowWee, a leading designer, developer, marketer and distributor of innovative high-tech consumer robotic and entertainment products, today announced the recent acquisition of the assets and business of Think Tank Toys Inc. by WowWee USA, Inc.

WowWee kicks-off agreement with Twentieth Century Fox

May 28th, 2008

WowWee Group Limited, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ: OPMR), today announced that it has been granted worldwide rights to market the FOX Sports Robot, which appears during NFL on FOX game broadcasts.

WowWee's Chatterbot™ Computer Accessories Stream Jokes, Dialogue, Comments About Your Virtual Life

April 15th, 2008

Bringing the likeness of Sigmund Freud's Id to desktops, cubicles, and college dorm rooms everywhere, WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), has announced the launch of Chatterbot™ peripherals - fun, irreverent, animated computer gadgets that connect to a PC or Mac via USB cable.

"Robosapien: Rebooted": WowWee's Robosapien™ Robot Gets a Starring Role in a Feature Film

March 25th, 2008

WowWee Group Limited, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ: OPMR), today announced that it has concluded an agreement that would give the producing team of Avi Arad (Arad Productions) and Steven Paul (Crystal Sky Pictures) the right to produce a feature-length motion picture inspired by WowWee's Robosapien robot.

New WowWee Flyer Flutters to Store Shelves this Spring

March 17th, 2008

Just in time for spring, WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), has announced the launch of FlyTech™ Butterfly, an elegant flying wonder designed for girls and butterfly lovers alike.

WowWee Unveils Most Extensive and Innovative Product Line To-Date

January 10th, 2008

WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), today announced its cutting edge product portfolio for 2008 which is being unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (January 7-10th)

WowWee’s Award-Winning Flytech Line Unveils New Flyer; Honored At Consumer Electronics Show

January 10th, 2008

WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), today announced its newest addition in the award-winning Flytech line was honored at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), just days after being unveiled.