Author: Ian Bernstein

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 Launches New Open-Source Application Template Initiative

We have a new open-source initiative to share – Misty II Application Templates. It’s all about making it faster and easier to build skills, and is geared to tapping the creativity of the community. Misty Robotics will seed the initiative with templates geared to skills that have broad applicability. The first template out the door […]

Introducing the Misty .NET SDK [Beta]

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks since we officially launched and no one around here has slowed down. One reason is that we’ve been working hard to deliver today’s announcement: we’re releasing the Misty .NET SDK for C#!  The Misty .NET SDK [Beta] In the past, I’ve shared some of the decision-making that went into […]

Misty II Is Now Available!

Today, we’re announcing the general availability of Misty II! This means your code is no longer confined to a screen — It’s now in 3D. We’re ready for new developers to join our backers in building for Misty II. Since we started shipping to our crowdfunding backers in early September, I’ve been amazed at what […]

We’re Shipping to Backers!

I remember sitting outside of Golden Road Brewing a short distance from Disney’s Creative Campus in Glendale, CA. I was sitting with my Sphero co-Founder, Adam Wilson, and it was the summer of 2014. A few weeks earlier we had learned about BB-8 from Bob Iger, built a working prototype, and our team was already brainstorming […]