It appears like Miko’s participation within the Disney Accelerator is paying off in a giant manner, as the corporate is bringing Disney and Pixar characters to its Miko 3 robotic for youths. The corporate launched its Disney collaboration right this moment, out there to prospects in additional than 140 nations.
The funky little robotic can play animated story books with tales that includes stars from “Moana,” “Frozen,” “The Lion King,” “Toy Story,” “Massive Hero 6,” “Coco” and a bunch of different well-loved tales.
“Bringing the imaginative worlds of Disney and Pixar to our platform represents a giant step in children robotics” Sneh Vaswani, Miko co-founder and CEO mentioned in an e-mail to TechCrunch. “Miko is thrilled to be the primary robotics platform to have such an revolutionary collaboration with Disney, and we look ahead to elevating the benchmark for youths engagement collectively.”
The corporate has greater than 170 workers globally and places of work within the innovation hubs of Silicon Valley and Mumbai. It was based in 2015, and was the one participant in Disney Accelerator based mostly in Asia. Disney’s accelerator “connects expertise firms with the experience and assets of The Walt Disney Firm,” unlocking important model and advertising synergies. The corporate says it’s the first to host an official Disney app on a children’ robotic platform.
Under is slightly demo video the corporate produced, earlier than it added all of the Disney content material to the platform. Ugh, it’s so lovable — should you want me, I’ll be over within the nook of the espresso store squee-ing to myself.