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Sphero startup will make robots for government and first responders

Sphero startup will make robots for government and first responders

Sphero, the company best known for its BB-8 toy robot, has announced the successful spin-off of its Company Six into a startup that will make robots for the government, military use, and more. Company
Sphero startup will make robots for government and first responders

Sphero startup will make robots for government and first responders

Sphero, the company best known for its BB-8 toy robot, has announced the successful spin-off of its Company Six into a startup that will make robots for the government, military use, and more. Company
The Makers of Disney’s BB-8 Toy Are Now Making Robots for Cops

The Makers of Disney’s BB-8 Toy Are Now Making Robots for Cops

BB-8, the spherical orange and white robot that makes whirring noises as cute as kitten purrs doesn’t exactly seem cut out for use in a police force or military. It’s a great toy, but not designed for
Sphero spins off a new company to make robots for police, military use

Sphero spins off a new company to make robots for police, military use

Sphero, the company behind robotic toys like the BB-8 robot and educational robotics kits, announced today that it’s spinning its public safety division into a new company, dubbed Company Six. It
'Star Wars' toymaker is creating robots for the police and military now

'Star Wars' toymaker is creating robots for the police and military now

Do you happen to own a remote controlled R2D2 or BB-8? Well, chances are that the purchase of your favorite Star Wars droid helped the toymaker behind it pivot into the military and police robot

Sphero appoints new CEO, spins off robotics startup for first responders

Sphero just announced that it has spun off another company. Once again, the new startup has a decidedly different focus from its parent company’s core of education-focused products. While still a
Sphero spins out Company Six to bring robotics tech to first responders

Sphero spins out Company Six to bring robotics tech to first responders

Colorado-based Sphero launched Company Six, a new robotics company focused on first responder and disaster response technologies.
Jump start your kid's love for coding and have some fun too with the Sphero BOLT for $105 ($45 off)

Jump start your kid's love for coding and have some fun too with the Sphero BOLT for $105 ($45 off)

If you have an inquisitive and curious-minded kid who spends more time indoors than out, then gifting a fun yet educational robotic toy like the Sphero BOLT will be a good way to get his or her brain
All the best Cyber Monday deals on phones, chromebooks, headphones, smart home hardware, and more (Update: New deals, Monday evening)

All the best Cyber Monday deals on phones, chromebooks, headphones, smart home hardware, and more (Update: New deals, Monday evening)

Black Friday has come and gone, but we're not done with pre-holiday deals by a long shot. Cyber Monday is upon us, and the deals refuse to quit. A whole bunch of what we're seeing today is an

Sphero’s STEM robotics kit goes on sale

Following a crowdfunding campaign that raised an impressive $1 million earlier this year, Sphero’s STEM/STEAM kit RVR is now on sale. Announced back in February as part of the Colorado company’s
Sphero RVR programmable robot rover now available for purchase

Sphero RVR programmable robot rover now available for purchase

Sphero may have gotten out of the business of making licensed robots, particularly for Disney, but it hasn’t turned away from its core spirit: making programmable robots that appeal to both kids and
Sphero RVR programmable robot rover now available for purchase

Sphero RVR programmable robot rover now available for purchase

Sphero may have gotten out of the business of making licensed robots, particularly for Disney, but it hasn’t turned away from its core spirit: making programmable robots that appeal to both kids and

Sphero makes its 'RVR' programmable tank robot available to all

Sphero, which you probably know for its spherical robots like the BB-8, launched a Kickstarter project for a customizable tank-style robot earlier this year. Now that robot called the RVR (pronounced
Sphero's New RVR Programmable and Customizable Robot Now Available for Purchase Worldwide

Sphero's New RVR Programmable and Customizable Robot Now Available for Purchase Worldwide

Following a successful debut on Kickstarter, Sphero's newest robot, the RVR, is now available for purchase worldwide. The RVR is a fully programmable and customizable RC car that's drivable right out
Sphero’s new mini robot kits hone your STEM and soccer skills

Sphero’s new mini robot kits hone your STEM and soccer skills

Kick and pass your way down the field with Sphero's new soccer-themed mini robot. Then pull out the company's new mini activity kit which is chock full of miniature obstacle building blocks that'll
Sphero Mini now comes in a soccer ball design

Sphero Mini now comes in a soccer ball design

At IFA 2019 in Berlin, Sphero took the wraps off of two new robotics products: Sphero Mini Soccer and the Sphero Mini Activity Kit.

Sphero Mini Activity Kit offers a mini-bot and 15 lessons for $80

For years, Sphero has pushed to bring robotics into the classroom. Now, the company wants to bring robotics and coding lessons to the living room, too. Today, the company unveiled the Sphero Mini
Sphero Launches New Sphero Mini Activity Kit and Mini Soccer

Sphero Launches New Sphero Mini Activity Kit and Mini Soccer

Sphero today announced the launch of two new versions of its popular Sphero Mini robotic ball, debuting a new soccer-themed Sphero Mini along with an activity kit. The Sphero Mini Activity Kit

Sphero acquires LittleBits and its set of scientific toys

The popular STEAM education company Sphero announced today that it has acquired LittleBits. You may remember LittleBits as the company behind toys that teach kids about electronics, and Sphero has
Sphero acquires modular electronics company LittleBits

Sphero acquires modular electronics company LittleBits

Sphero announced that it has acquired modular electronics company LittleBits for an undisclosed sum, catapulting it to the top of the STEAM toy market.