Category: Development

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. […]

What Can the Misty II Platform Do?

There are a few standard options for controlling a Misty II robot. To control Misty manually and experiment with the robot’s functionality, you can send individual HTTP requests to more than 150 endpoints. Each endpoint invokes a command to do an action, obtain some data, or start a process (move head, move arms, drive, start […]

Misty Now Comes in Multiple Flavors

From the first day that Misty Robotics grew out of its roots within Sphero, our objective has remained the same: bring robots to every home and office. How? By providing a general-purpose platform robot through which regular software developers – no longer shackled by the requirement of being a roboticist – could deliver useful robot […]

Misty II Project Directory, Part 3: Tools, Sandboxes, & Other Inventions

Welcome back! Part 1 of this series collected a list of skills from the Misty II developer community, and Part 2 included links to sample code maintained by the Misty Robotics organization. Part 3 focuses on community-created tools, experiments, and other inventions that provide new ways to explore the platform and use Misty’s capabilities. Each […]

Misty Gets a Lift

One of the great advantages of being a working robotics company with a shipping product and hundreds of active customers is that we get to listen to the marketplace. We have attended Microsoft Build for three years, DeveloperWeek (Austin/SF/NY) for two, and Twilio SIGNAL for one. We’ve been the number one (or among the top […]

Misty II Project Directory, Part 2: Sample Code

Welcome back! In Part 1 of this series, we published a list of community-shared skills and robot applications for you to explore. Part 2 continues by gathering links to skills and sample code maintained by the Misty Robotics organization. Whether you’re learning to use Misty’s REST API, JavaScript SDK, or .NET SDK (Beta), these examples […]