Wonder how you can make a movie with Phiro or send it on a spy mission? Imagine the possibilities using Phiro’s Smartphone Mount! When we first created the SmartPhone Mount, it looked like this picture below: Notice how it is attached to Phiro and you can place any Smartphone as the attachment can extend to … Continue reading Phiro Smartphone Mount
Have you ever wondered what your daughter’s future would be like if, at a very young age, she had an idea that could improve life for countless people? Shalini Kumari, at the age of 12, noticed a need of her physically handicapped grandfather to climb stairs and had an idea for an adjustable walker. Shalini … Continue reading 10 Ways To Inspire Young Girls To Be Innovators
We are so excited about Phiro’s Arduino Compatibility and Connectivity as this enables endless tinkering and inventing for children! We have created the Phiro Arduino Shield for our Kickstarter backers! The bluetooth enabled Phiro Arduino Shield can be connected to an Arduino UNO board which can be programmed and controlled via the Pocket Code App, … Continue reading Phiro Arduino Shield and Adapter
We are super excited to share this exciting & paradigm-shifting news about Arduino, Phiro robots and Pocket Code mobile apps on smartphones. For the first time in the world a Phiro robot and Arduino board can be programmed and controlled wirelessly via bluetooth, BOTH SIMULTANEOUSLY using the Pocket Code app on a smartphone! Till today … Continue reading Phiro set to join Arduino and Maker Communities!
The name Phiro is a play on the Greek letter “Phi – ϕ” which is a symbol of the Golden Ratio, and “Ro” for Robot. The design of Phiro is that of a futuristic automobile which follows the Golden Ratio. The Golden Ratio “Phi – ϕ” is a mathematical ratio found in nature that makes … Continue reading Phiro Design – Golden ratio
When we first decided to make Phiro, we brainstormed and ideated internally, coming up with funny & funky design ideas, trying to imagine what kids would like in a robot. We realized that the more effective approach was to create a design, test it out with kids, parents and educators, and learn & improve upon on … Continue reading Phiro’s Design Evolution
We are very excited to announce that Robotix has partnered with Ford Motor Company, India, through their Light House Project initiative, to teach Coding and Robotics to 50 underprivileged girls and boys at the Kannagi Nagar School, Chennai, India. This 20 week program, designed specially for these children started in July 2015. We were honored … Continue reading ROBOTIX + FORD Teaching Coding and Robotics to Underprivileged Kids in India