After just a month and a half, Orbotix's education initiative using Sphero to teach children programming is gathering serious momentum.
The creator of smartphone-controlled robotic toy Sphero has launched an initiative aimed at teaching kids programming, robotics and maths.
The Sphero robotic toy controlled via Bluetooth is now available for Windows 8 devices, as well as the previous apps for iOS and Android.
Hands-on with the Sphero 2B phone-controlled robot, which features customisable tyres.
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Originally $129.99, the Sphero is an RC toy like no other.
The first time around Sphero was a fun idea with not much meat on the bone. With Sphero 2.0 there is so much fun and even more potential it's a killer idea for Christmas.
Marketers in New York tried to demonstrate how much fun it is to play with multiple programmable balls.
Version 2.0 of the iOS/Android-controlled Sphero rolls twice as fast, glows more brightly -- and now comes with ramps for your jumping pleasure.
The team behind the playful robotic ball showed off Sphero in forthcoming augmented reality games.
Boulder, Colo., start-up Orbotix aims to take smartphone gaming to a new level with its robotic ball, called Sphero.