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Sphero Robotic Ball for iPhone/iPad/iTouch by Sphero

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$129.99

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  • Platform: Collectibles, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod®
  • Publisher: Sphero
  • Developer: Sphero
  • Category: Collectibles, Novelty & Gifts

Product Details:

Sphero is like nothing you've seen before. It's the first robotic ball gaming system 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 delivers a unique mixed-reality experience with single and multi-player apps that let you engage in the virtual world and play in the real one. It's the ball evolved.

  • New Ways To Play: Play in the real world, control it from your smartphone, or play in the virtual world using Sphero as a controller. Your experience changes with every new app you download.
  • Apps for Everyone: Challenge yourself with Drive, Golf, Chromo, and more. With single or multi-player apps, Sphero will always surprise you.
KEY FEATURES
  • Works With Your Smartphone: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android compatible.
  • 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.
  • Setup Once, Play Whenever: Sphero's Bluetooth connection makes him ready to play as fast as you can launch an app.
PRESS:
  • Acclaimed by Popular Science, Forbes, Wall Street Journal and MSNBC and featured as one of the year's hottest gadgets by Engadget, TechCrunch, Wired, Gizmodo and Make magazine, Sphero offers a new type of gameplay for the smartphone generation.
PURCHASE INCLUDES:
  • Sphero robotic ball
  • Inductive charging base
  • Quick Start card
  • User manual
  • Apps available through the iTunes App Store or Google Play - most are free. For a full list of available apps visit GoSphero.com/apps
MADE FOR:
  • Requires iOS 4.0 or greater o iPod touch (3rd and 4th generation) o iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS o iPad 3, iPad 2 and iPad
  • Android devices with operating system o 2.2+ o Also compatible with most Android devices that meet the following requirements: ? Features: Bluetooth and touchscreen ? Version: 2.2+ ? Screen sizes: 320x480, 480x800, 480x854, 540x960
  • Please Note o Smartphone not included or required but highly recommended. Bluetooth enabled Mac or PC will allow for basic Sphero functionality. Not all devices supported, please check: www.gosphero.com/c for complete list of compatible devices
  • Ages 8+
FOR THE GEEKS:
  • Bluetooth controlled robotic ball - 50 foot plus range
  • Multi-colored LED capable of producing thousands of colors
  • Reach speeds of up to 3 feet per second with precise control
  • Internal guidance system including gyro and accelerometer.
  • Mobile SDK available for iOS and Android developers: http://developer.gosphero.com
TECH DESCRIPTION:
  • How much tech can you pack in a 3 inch sphere? Start with a sensor network - multi-axis rate gyro and accelerometer - fused together with the same kind of math that took Apollo to the Moon. Power it with lithium polymer batteries that are inductively recharged through the shell and add a Bluetooth-based command and control data link. Finally, mix in over-the-air firmware updates and internally sandboxed language extensions and you have a true robot that is an intelligent component of a smartphone app-based gaming, learning, and human-machine interaction system. Driving Sphero from the central app is just the start. An open API for iOS and Android invites developers around the world to dive right in...Oh, and Sphero is just fun.
PRODUCT DETAILS:
  • Product Dimensions: 74mm diameter
  • Charging: Induction charger included
SPHERO DETAILS:
  • Construction: o Inside: Orbotix Smart Robot o Outside: Opaque high-impact polycarbonate shell
  • Dimensions: o Size: 74mm diameter o Weight: 168 grams
  • Lipo Battery: o Drive time: Over 60 minutes at full speed o Charge time: Approximately 180 minutes
  • Connection: o Wireless Bluetooth connection o Mobile App driven
PACKAGING DETAILS:
  • Packaging dimensions: 110mm x 110mm x 190mm
  • Weight: 1.2lbs o Sphero ball: 168g o Cradle: 66g o Power Adaptor: 94g

Important Information:

This item is only available on GameStop.com and our stores are unable to issue a refund. Please do not return this item to your local GameStop store. To return this product please refer to the instructions included on the packing slip that will be shipped with this item.