Misty Robotics Announces the Misty I Developer Edition Prototype Robot and Platform to Enable a Community of Co-Creators
Misty I Developer Edition Robots Will Be Available to Select Individuals Who Will Help Build the First Affordable, Easily Programmable, Advanced Personal Robot for the Home and Office
Las Vegas, NV – January 11, 2018 – Today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Misty Robotics, the personal robot company spun out from Sphero, the creators of the best-selling BB-8 toy robot, announced the limited availability of the Misty I Developer Edition prototype robot and software tools. The robot will be made available to a select group of developers and inventors who will help create useful skills for the next generation robot, Misty II, coming later in 2018. The Misty I Developer Edition robot will begin shipping next month and is priced at $1499.
“We believe that by creating an affordable and highly programmable robot for developers first, we can accelerate towards a future of helpful personal robots in our homes and offices,” said Founder and Head of Product, Ian Bernstein. “The Misty I Developer Edition robot and APIs provide developers and inventors with everything they need to create the ‘killer app’ for personal robots and we look forward to working closely with the community to see what they invent.”