Sparky and Ollie

What is Sphero?

Sphero is an amazing little robot.  Sphero is controlled by an app on your mobile device or iPad.  Ollie can be controlled by a regular joystick controller, whereas Spark+ can be told to do tasks though the pre-programmed moves, through a joystick, or can be programmed by the user to accomplish a variety of jobs.

How Does Sphero work?

If you want to see what Sphero can do, drop by the GD iLab!

Sphero can be controlled though apps available on the app store:

For Ollie:

For Sparky:



  • Program Spark+ though a vast amount of plugins: SPRK Lightning Lab – Programming for Sphero Robots by Orbotix Inc.