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Sphero spinoff Misty Robotics plans a robot for your home next year

Techstination feature for Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.   Misty Robotics is  a spin off of Sphero….a company that has made fun and educational robotic toys for years.    And the plan for Misty Robotics is pretty ambitious….put a useful robot in every home.   CEO Tim Enwall says think beyond the vacuuming robots on the market today….

             “ They have to be able to build a relationship with us.  They have to feel familiar.  They can’t be scary and off-putting.  They have to be useful.  And they have to be multi-purpose.  And I add to that eventually they have to be able to manipulate things.  They have to be able to pick things up, move things with things that might look like hands.”

They could be in the dwellings of early adaptors as soon as next year.   The aim is versatility…a robot that can entertain us, play with us,  provide security and more.   There’s more at MistyRobotics.com.

You can find us at Techstination.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Consumer Electronics