Mr. ’Carly Gloge’; CEO of the US (Colorado)-based start-up “Ubooly” has been kind enough to give us some more insight into what his company is all about.
According to Mr. ‘Gloge’; Ubooly is a stuffed animal powered by your iPhone or iPod touch. We use voice recognition and ongoing updates to make the world’s smartest toy.
Many children receive their parent’s old phone as a hand-me-down gift. In addition, the iPod touch has become one of the most popular gifts for children. We built Ubooly turn these devices into a magical friend.
Ubooly’s uses wifi to get smarter each day. Ubooly can comment on the day of the week, the weather, and news.
Our vision is to create a toy that has long-term engagement and focuses on creativity and social responsibility.
Our games and stories expect kids to respond back verbally and encourages them to us their imagination through choose-your-own-adventure stories, and “play pretend” games.
In the future, we’ll allow parents to purchase educational content such as: language packs, Ubooly roadtrip (Ubooly will use GPS to become a tour guide on roadtrips), and other educational content.
Ubooly launched to the public in August 1st, and has over 1000 active users. Expect to see Ubooly on store shelves this October. [Read more...]