Company Spotlight

Sphero

Sphero is the first robotic ball that can be controlled with a tilt, touch, or swing from a smartphone or tablet.

Sphero
4772 Walnut St
Suite 206
Boulder, CO 80301
United States

Founded by passionate robotics engineers, and based in Boulder, Colorado, the Sphero team takes their playtime very seriously. Starting out as a single robotic ball, Sphero has created a movement within the toy industry where people of all ages now “Expect more from their toys.” We call this movement Connected Play, where players will be able to upgrade their play in ways previously unavailable.

As our flagship product, Sphero paved the way for us to create the best experience in connected toys–fusing the latest technology in robotics with the most creative and engaging games. Leading the 21st century toy experience, Sphero will continue to bridge the gap between the real and the virtual worlds with its app-controlled toys. The combination of physical technology and virtual game play creates exciting and amazing experiences in entertainment, play, and education.


Sphero News, Products & Resources
Apple Camp Adds Coding & Robotics Course
Apple Camp is adding a "Coding Games and Programming Robots" course that will teach kids how to program Sphero robots using Tynker.

Sphero SPRK+ Robot Ball Teaches Kids to Love Code
The Sphero SPRK+ robot ball is designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding.

Apple Watch Controls Sphero Robot Ball
An engineer uses an Apple Watch to control a Sphero robot ball using hand gestures.

Sphero, CWIST Partner on Robotics Educational Community
Sphero is using CWIST's web platform to power the SPRK Lightning Lab, an online educational community that teaches anyone how to program Sphero robots.

Can Sphero SPRK a Youth Movement in Robotics?
Sphero SPRK is designed to inspire tomorrow’s inventors and innovators. Powered by a new app experience, kids give their robot the orders with visual blocks representing code.

Sphero Ollie App-Controlled Robot
Ollie is twice as large as Sphero and has two wheels that help it to perform eye-popping stunts. Ollie is agile thanks to its tubular design and can travel at speeds up to 14 MPH

Sphero 2.0 App-Controlled Robot Ball
Sphero 2.0 has been completely re-engineered from the ground up. Featuring new AI Superdrive capabilities, Sphero 2.0 is twice as fast and three times as bright as the original Sphero.


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