Sphero and Robots

Using Toys To Change The Education Landscape

3 weeks ago

Many studies show that the toys young people play with inspire what they become. If they play with Guitar Hero they might become a musician. If they play with Erector Sets they might get interested in engineering. But some of these studies also note gender-bias in the toy industry and the diminishing attention span of children. Kids are […]

Sphero Nyan Cat Space Party is now FREE

1 month ago

Your space party begins right meow. Have you ever wanted to download awesome? Now you can. Play SpaceParty as a stand-alone app or use Sphero as a controller to fly Nyan Cat through galaxies of craziness, while collecting lollipops and shooting bacon to destroy enemies. Let your adventures take you through multiple levels, including one […]

Sphero Joins Apple’s ConnectEd Program

1 month ago

Earlier this year we launched the SPRK (Schools, Parents, Robots, and Kids) program in effort to make learning how to code more fun and approachable. These lessons give kids a crash course in programming while sharpening their skills in math and science. SPRK has since grown to reach thousands of schools around the world simply […]

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The Exciting New Startup Accelerator Model

1 month ago

As an alumni of the Techstars Boulder 2010 program (before we became Orbotix) and a current participant in the Techstars Disney Accelerator 2014 program I was excited to hear about the new equity-back guarantee that Techstars is going to be offering to all participants starting in 2015. For my co-founder, Adam Wilson, and I the […]

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Ollie Is Here!

2 months ago

As the leaders in connected play, we’re excited to launch Ollie – our next generation app-controlled robot. Initially introduced as Sphero 2B at CES in January, Ollie takes connected play to the next level by combining the technology that Sphero 2.0 is known for with innovative controls and integrated gameplay for a whole new experience. […]

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Paris Ollie Meetup

2 months ago

Come get drinks and play with Ollie! Day: September 16th 2014 Time: 7-11PM Where: DERNIER BAR AVANT LA FIN DU MONDE – 19 avenue Victoria, 75001 Paris Please RSVP by entering your info below:

Sphero Goes Back To School – 7 New SPRK Lessons

3 months 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

5 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!

6 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