A tiny, programmable (and hackable) robot easily controlled with a smartphone or tablet, the Sphero is compatible with over 20 free iOS and Android apps that cover a wide range of games and task-oriented functions. The wee bot comes with a cable-free induction charging dock and is durable enough to stand on. For those who really want to explore the device’s capabilities, a full API and mobile SDK are available for download with documentation and sample code.
A little more about the generous folk at SendGrid
SendGrid is a Boulder-based startup out of TechStars that makes it easy for developers to send email from web applications and get delivery analytics. They deliver 5 billion emails per month for customers like Pinterest, Uber, foursquare and Angel List. SendGrid is partnering with GWOB to bring the Everyone Hacks event to fruition in more ways than just sponsorship. They’re sending their very own Adria Richards, a Developer Evangelist, to act as a mentor to the teams and workshop speaker at the hackathon. We’re honored to have them on board with us, and can’t wait to get this hackathon started.
Also, cats love Sphero.