BOULDER, Colo. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbotix, the Boulder based startup behind Sphero, the first robotic ball and gaming system controlled by smartphones, announced new gaming apps at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The next generation of Sphero games are faster, smarter and showcase the latest developments in augmented reality technology complete with zombies, fireballs and a cupcake guzzling beaver.
Here is a breakdown of what's rolling out from Orbotix:
"We strive to continually push the envelope and reimagine how consumers can interact in the world of smart devices and games," said Paul Berberian, CEO of Orbotix. "With the introduction of Sphero's augmented reality gaming, we're showcasing how technology is evolving and changing how users experience gameplay in multiple realms. Look for more augmented reality gaming from Sphero in 2013, as we continue to innovate in this space."
The Orbotix team will be showcasing their latest apps and augmented reality technology at CES Unveiled, Pepcom and at booth #25705 (South Hall) at CES.
For more information about Sphero, please visit: http://www.gosphero.com
To view Sphero's current app catalog, please visit: http://www.gosphero.com/apps
When technologies combine in new, exciting ways, amazing things can happen. At Orbotix our goal is to continue to blend the real and virtual worlds to expand the boundaries of what we expect from technology. With our smart robots and innovative software we're exploring and defining mixed-reality gaming – the next evolution of entertainment. Founded by passionate robotic engineers, and based in Boulder Colorado, the Orbotix team takes fun very seriously.
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