Newsroom

Press Releases

View all
The Sphero Mini Golf in its packaging and out sitting on green turf.
Press ReleaseAmanda Vaden

Sphero Hits a Hole-in-One with New Sphero Mini Golf

Sphero, the industry leader in edtech programmable robots and STEAM-based educational tools, announced today the latest sports-themed Sphero Mini®Sphero Mini Golf, is now available. 
Sphero® Launches the ‘Sphero Global Challenge'
Sphero NewsAmanda Vaden

Sphero® Launches the ‘Sphero Global Challenge'

Sphero, the industry leader in edtech programmable robots and STEAM-based educational tools, announced today that registration for the Sphero Global Challenge, its first robotics, invention and design competition for kids around the world, is now open. 
The Sphero and Company Six logos.
Press ReleaseAmanda Vaden

Sphero® Announces Spin-Out of Company Six

Sphero, the industry leader in edtech programmable robots and STEAM-based educational tools, announced today that it has successfully completed the spin-off of Company Six into an independent company to commercialize intelligent robots and AI-based software applications for first responders, government, defense, and those who work in dangerous situations.
Collection of images of students playing with Sphero products.
Amanda Vaden

Sphero now Offering Complimentary Access to Premium Computer Science Content, Remote Learning Video Series, Webinars and more via Newly-Redesigned Website

Sphero, the industry leader in edtech programmable robots and STEAM-based educational tools, is now offering complimentary educational resources for both parents and educators to assist with learning and teaching from home. In addition to these free resources, Sphero.com has been completely redesigned to offer more digital materials, including downloadable teacher guides, informative blog content, as well as an integrated shopping experience for both Sphero and littleBits products.
Fast Company 2020 Honoree image.
Press ReleaseAmanda Vaden

Sphero® Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020

Sphero, the industry leader in edtech programmable robots and STEAM-based educational tools, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020.
Educator Starter Kit and bits image.
Press ReleaseAmanda Vaden

Sphero® Announces Release of littleBits® Educator Starter Kit Giving K-12 Educators Flexible, Out-of-the-Box Solution for Meaningful STEAM Learning

Sphero, the industry leader in EdTech robotics and STEAM-based learning, announced today the release of the littleBits Educator Starter Kit – an open-and-go introductory kit designed for any educators of ages eight and up looking for a flexible, yet powerful STEAM solution. 

Sphero has made some serious headway into schools (a notoriously difficult market to crack) and littleBits has been delivering a good and innovative product for a number of years that would fit well alongside it in a STEM curriculum. The combination could prove a solid one-two punch.”

    Sphero In the News

    Sphero’s Mini Activity + Mini Soccer kits bring learning to the living room

    Sphero is back with some new products. Leading the way is the Sphero Mini Activity Kit, which expands on the Sphere Mini app-enabled robotic ball. The announcements don’t stop there, however. Mini Soccer offers a sporty take on the Sphero Mini, giving kids a new way to learn and play.

    Read more about Mini products >

     

     

    How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

    New pedagogies require new tools, and robots are turning out to be the engagement tool teachers have been looking for.

    Read more about robotics in the classroom >

     

     

    The best coding toys 2020: from robots to iPad games, these toys will help teach your kids to code

    Coding is all the rage at primary school and beyond as parents and teachers show how keen they are to teach children the value of learning how the technology around us works. 

    Read more about coding toys >

    Sphero RVR robot toy and Sphero BOLT playing on maze tape.
    For More Press Info

    Amanda Vaden, Integrated Communications Manager

    press@sphero.com