Sphero Goes Back To School – 7 New SPRK Lessons

4 weeks ago

It’s that time of year again, Back to School! Over the last few months we’ve been at work creating new lessons for our parents and teachers. From creating lessons to participating in educational conferences to building community, we are dedicated to getting Sphero into the classroom. Core Lessons and STEM Challenges SPRK launched in April […]

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Sphero now available on Microsoft Windows and Windows Phone

3 months ago

Boulder, Colo. – June 3, 2014 – Orbotix, the world’s leading connected toy maker, today announces that Sphero 2.0 – the robot ball and game system – is now available for Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Windows 8-powered devices. As part of their collaboration, Sphero will also roll into Microsoft’s U.S. retail stores this summer. […]

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Win A Sphero with Microsoft!

3 months ago

Sphero now works with Windows Phone and Tablet! In celebration, lets give some Spheros away. Want a chance to win a Sphero? Enter your email below to be entered into our Sphero drawing. What is Sphero? Watch the video below to learn more. Official contest rules can be found here

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Orbotix and HITB work together to inspire young engineers

3 months ago

BOULDER, Colo., May 6, 2014 Today, Orbotix is excited to announce a partnership with Hack In The Box. This partnership aims to teach kids how to program robots at the upcoming HITBSecConf in Amsterdam. More Than Just a Toy Orbotix’s first robot, Sphero, was built to grow with children. Kids start by learning shapes and colors using […]

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Win A Sphero at HITB!

4 months ago

Want a chance to win a Sphero? Enter your email below to be entered into our daily Sphero drawing! What is Sphero? Watch the video below to learn more.

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Orbotix Announces $15.5M in New Funding

4 months ago

Infusion of capital will fuel Sphero and Ollie’s continued disruption of the toy industry Today we’re excited to announce that we have raised $15.5M from Shea Ventures, Grishin Robotics, and Foundry Group. We will use the funding to write the next chapter in the history of human play, while changing the toy industry forever. “Kids […]

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Infographic – Unlock The Code To Student Success

4 months ago

We believe play is a powerful teacher. Whether you’re an educator or a parent, SPRK lessons will teach kids the basic concepts of programming, robotics, science, and math. The SPRK program aligns with Common Core Standards, and our first set features 5 lessons. Learn more and download the free lessons here.

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Introducing the SPRK Education Program

4 months ago

We’re excited to announce the launch of SPRK, our first program focused on education. SPRK – Schools, Parents, Robots, Kids We created the SPRK (pronounced spark) program because play is a powerful teacher. Whether you’re an educator, parent, or community organizer, SPRK lessons teach kids concepts in programming, robotics, and math in a fun way. The passionate objective of […]

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So You Think You’re A Robot? [Infographic]

4 months ago

To celebrate National Robotics Week 2014, Orbotix created this handy guide to answer the biggest question on your mind… which robot you might actually be.