Misty Robotics Blog

From startup to acquisition: A founder’s story

Today I am absolutely thrilled to announce that Misty Robotics has been acquired by Furhat Robotics. When Tim Enwall, Misty’s CEO, and I first talked to Samer Al Moubayed, Furhat’s CEO, in the Summer of 2021 we were both blown away by how closely the vision of Samer and the Furhat team matched our own […]

Misty Robotics is acquired by leading social robotics company Furhat Robotics

Boulder, CO — January 17th, 2022 — Misty Robotics today announces that the company is acquired by Furhat Robotics, the Swedish company behind the world’s most advanced social robot, ‘Furhat’. Furhat Robotics will continue to support the Misty Robotics brand and all of Misty’s customers, and empower future Misty robots through the strength of their technology. For Misty’s existing customers, nothing will change apart from the exciting addition of an extended community and more knowledge and research available.

Misty Robotics Introduces the Temp Screening Assistant

Boulder, CO — June 23, 2020 — Misty Robotics, the creators of the Misty II platform robot, today announced the launch of the Temp Screening Assistant. This is the only temperature screening solution to employ a robot with character, Misty II. It addresses a company’s health screening needs with the added value of delivering a great user experience. Employees, customers, and visitors will appreciate the novelty of interacting with a clever and personable robot, who engages dynamically, both visually and verbally. A first of its kind, the […]

Introducing the Misty Solution Hub

A little less than three years ago, Misty Robotics emerged from the skunkworks lab at Sphero, became a separate entity, and started pursuing its own unique vision of a robotic future. We outlined that future in one of our very first blog posts, The 10 Year Plan. Now, we’re six months into our commercial journey. […]

Misty Robotics Launches the Misty Solution Hub

Boulder, CO — April 28, 2020 — Misty Robotics, the creators of the Misty II platform robot, today announced the launch of the Misty Solution Hub.  The Solution Hub is the central connection point between partners offering skills and development services with organizations and people looking to put Misty II to work in useful assignments in […]

Socially Assistive Robots/PEERbots Take Center Stage

A few weeks back (pre-COVID 19) Misty Robotics had the opportunity to host a workshop with Aubrey Shick, Head of Technology and Research at Fine Art Miracles, Inc. and a Misty customer. The workshop took place at our Boulder headquarters. The goal was to introduce non-technical audiences – specifically therapists, teachers, and parents – to the construct […]