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App Controlled RC
Sphero iOS and Android controlled robotic ball with 20+ Apps for gameplay
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is the first robotic ball gaming device that you control with a tilt, touch, or swing from your smartphone or tablet. You can even use Sphero as a controller for on-screen gameplay. Sphero interacts seamlessly with mobile apps, giving you new ways to test your skills, play games with friends, and more. A Bluetooth connection makes Sphero ready to play as fast as you can launch an app. And, with single- or multi-player games, Sphero will always surprise you.
Sphero is Acclaimed by Popular Science, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and MSNBC and featured as one of the year's hottest gadgets by TechCrunch, Wired, Gizmodo, Engadget, and Make magazine, Sphero offers a new type of game play for the smartphone generation.
Simple, Yet Challenging
Controlling Sphero from your mobile device is easy and intuitive--just tilt, gesture, or swing, and Sphero responds. Because your experience changes with every new app you download, Sphero's entertainment never stops.
Sphero's reliable Bluetooth connection ensures control is always responsive and fluid, even at long ranges. You will be able to steer through homemade obstacle courses, let Sphero go for a swim, and even out-maneuver your family pet.
Sphero Apps Offer Engaging, Mixed-Reality Gameplay
Sphero immerses you in a new type of game play called mixed-reality, in which real and virtual elements are seamlessly merged together. With several free apps available for download (and more continuously being developed), Sphero provides you with plenty of gaming thrills.
include Sphero Drive, where you can choose from touchscreen interfaces like joystick, old-school RC control, and tilt mode to give you a variety of ways to test your skills and challenge friends. In a mixed-reality version of golf, you create a hole, then swing your phone to putt Sphero towards the hole. Think Sphero just rolls? Think again. Hold Sphero in your hand, start up Chromo, and move Sphero to match colors and patterns as they appear on your screen.
Durable, Customizable, and Battery Efficient
Roughly the size of a baseball, Sphero is compact enough to slip into a bag or jacket pocket. Sphero's durable, impact-resistant polycarbonate shell allows for lasting gameplay. And with customizable colored LEDs, you can change Sphero's color to suit your mood, play in the dark, or create a team color. For further convenience, Sphero is extremely efficient. A single battery charge delivers over an hour of full-throttle play, thanks to cable-free induction charging.
Compatible with Android and iOS Devices
Sphero is compatible with a variety of mobile platforms, including iOS 4.0 or greater, Android 2.2, Android 2.3.3+, and Android 3.0+.
Open API for Custom Sphero Apps
Sphero also has an Open API (application program interface) for developers, which allows virtually anyone to program new games and apps for Sphero. The API is intuitive, so you will be able to use it whether you are a seasoned developer or a novice app programmer.
Sphero is now old enough to party. Try Sphero ColorGrab for fast-moving gameplay that gets everyone involved. It's a board game reinvented for the mobile generation.
Sphero doubles as an advanced game controller when you hold it in your hand. Games like Sphero Exile and Chromo allow for enhanced gameplay - all without obstructing the screen with your fingers.
Compete for speed, race in the water, or even play a game of tag. Using collision detection technology, take away other players' lives in Sphero TAG by bumping into them when their Sphero turns red. The last player with lives wins.
Gaming is always evolving, and right now it's headed in an exciting direction - towards augmented reality. We're not going to give it all away now, but we've got something pretty magical coming for this holiday season.
Using simple, intuitive controls, create a hole and then hit Sphero with a swing of your smartphone. Create a course at home, in the office, or just about anywhere. All that's missing now is a caddy.
Sphero doubles as the world's most intelligent pet toy. With his high-impact polycarbonate shell and playful movements, pets across the globe have found a new best friend.
Control Sphero with joystick, tilt, or SpheroCam controls. Create challenging courses, race against friends and family, or turn out the lights and enjoy some night driving. You can even track how far your Sphero has traveled.
Sphero was built with the intention that any programmer could make apps for him. Beginners can start with Sphero MacroLab, while more advanced developers can use our SDK's for iOS and Android.
Sphero is a sophisticated robot. He is also a clever, sneaky little ball that is perfect for tricking family and friends. Whether you prefer office pranks or surprising the family dog, Sphero is the perfect companion for your jokester ways.
Sphero is built to go just about anywhere. We've outfitted him in a high-impact polycarbonate shell to protect all of his sophisticated robotic insides, and have sealed him tight so that he can even take a swim.
Sphero looks good in polycarbonate. But he looks even cooler with custom skins, designs, and accessories. Make Sphero your unique robot by customizing him with your own style and creativity.
Sphero is a completely new type of gaming system. It's the world's first robotic ball that you control with a tilt, touch, or swing from your smartphone or tablet. You can drive Sphero, play tabletop and multiplayer games, hold Sphero in your hand to use it as a controller for on-screen gameplay, learn basic programming, and even explore augmented reality.
Size (LWH): 2.87 inches, 2.87 inches, 2.87 inches
Weight: 5.92 ounces
What's in the Box:
Sphero robotic ball, inductive charging base, quick-start card, and user's manual.
At a Glance:
Robotic ball you control from your smartphone or tablet's touchscreen
Downloadable apps deliver exciting, varied gameplay
Open API lets developers program custom Sphero apps
Impact-resistant polycarbonate shell for lasting gameplay
Compatible with iOS and Android devices
Free Apps Avaialble via Download Include:
Get rolling in one central app. Pick your favorite driving mode, shoot photos and video, command Sphero with simple macros, and stay in the loop with SpheroVerse and important firmware updates. A selection of dynamic skins even let you personalize your Sphero, your way. Create challenging courses, race against friends and family, or turn out the lights for a little night racing.
A totally new take on arcade-style space fighter games. Sphero has been exiled from his home planet and must fight his way back to save all Robot kind. Fly through space while destroying enemies and collecting energy cores. With weapon upgrades and more levels of gameplay set to be released, this is only a preview of what’s to come. For enhanced gameplay, hold Sphero in your hand and use it to control your spaceship.
Get ready to test your speed with the first multiplayer tabletop game for Sphero. Sphero flashes different colors and you must pick him up at the right time to earn points. Set point goals, select levels of difficulty, and compete against friends and the clock to see who has the best reflexes. Did we mention there’s a crazy rabbit?
The most innovative golf game now has better accuracy, improved course creation, and a new practice mode. Using simple, intuitive controls, you create a “hole” and then “hit” Sphero with a flick of a finger or a swing of your smartphone. Adjust your aim with simple 2-finger gestures. All that’s missing now is a caddy.
Now you and your friends can play tag using the first multiplayer game for Sphero. Utilizing innovative collision detection technology, Red Light Green Light is the first in a series of games in the Sphero TAG app. Take away other players’ lives when their Sphero turns from green to red by bumping into them. In this competitive group game, the last player with lives wins!
Get ready to challenge your coordination and memory with the first app that lets you use Sphero as a controller. Move Sphero to match the colors on your screen for an entirely new way to challenge yourself. You can choose from six different game modes.
Create easy, repeatable programs and macros for Sphero. Arrange simple commands and settings in any combination you choose to let Sphero drive autonomously, follow unique patterns, and more, all while learning basic programming. Play your commands, save favorites, and even share them with friends. MacroLab makes programming Sphero easy and fun.
Use Sphero as a controller to help your fish to eat food, avoid toxic goo, and escape the shadowfish. Your objective varies based on 45 different levels, ensuring hours of action-packed game play.
Use Sphero as a controller to navigate the grub, eating apples as you go. Earn points and grow in length. But be careful to avoid collisions with nasty enemies. Once they hit the grub’s head the game is over!
Draw N' Drive
Use your finger to trace a shape or path on the screen and Sphero will follow it before your eyes. Just give your smartphone or tablet a shake to clear the slate. Even make Sphero change colors as it rolls by using the integrated color wheel.
New Ways To Play: Play in the real world, control it from your smartphone
Apps for Everyone: Comes with free downloadable games with more available in the iTunes App Store, Android Market or Amazon Apps Store.
Works With Your Smartphone: Control Sphero from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Android device.
You'll Tire Before Sphero Does: Over an hour of full throttle play with cable-free induction charging.
Any Color You Can Dream: Change Sphero's color to suit your mood, play in the dark, or create a team color.
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