Holiday Gift Guide

FOR THE HOME

Vector

The home robot that hangs out and helps out. Updating soon with Amazon Alexa voice service built-in.

Who it's for:

Techies. Gadget lovers. Robot enthusiasts. Sci-fi fans.

Why they’ll love it:

  • Vector’s a robot sidekick that’s alive in your home. He’s curious, independent and designed to hang out and help out.
  • He’s packed with advanced tech allowing him to interact through sight, sound and touch.
  • Voice commands make engaging with Vector easy, and his ability to self-charge means you can leave him out so he’s ready for action.
  • A helpful character, he’s eager to show you the weather, take a photo for you, set a timer and answer questions.
  • An optional Amazon Alexa integration (coming soon) uses the power of Alexa to control smart home devices, add items to your Amazon shopping list, set reminders and more.
  • Cloud-connected via wifi means he’s always getting smarter, adding new features, and no smart device is required after setup.

Requirements:

WiFi, a compatible smart device and the Vector app for setup, and a USB power source.

FOR THE KIDS

Vector

With a big brain and even bigger personality, Cozmo is the ultimate robot for kids to play and learn with.

Who it's for:

Boys and girls age 8-14.

Why they’ll love it:

  • He’s a real-life robot buddy, recognizing people and expressing hundreds of emotions.
  • He’ll challenge you to games of speed and skill, with over 30 mini-games unlocked the more you play.
  • Explorer Mode allows kids to take control of Cozmo and see the world through his eyes.
  • Cozmo Performs (Coming Soon) easily allows you to direct what Cozmo does and says. It’s Mad Libs, robot style.
  • Emerging coders can create their own games and projects with Code Lab.

 

Requirements:

The Cozmo App and a compatible smart device are required throughout play.

FOR RACE FANS

Vector

Use your mobile device to take control of robotic supercars in this futuristic battle sport for the living room.

Who it's for:

Car and video game fans. Fast & Furious movie buffs.

Why they’ll love it:

  • These aren’t just cars; they’re robots programmed for battle and controlled with your mobile device.
  • Challenge friends or fight artificial intelligent (AI) opponents that learn and adapt to your tactics.
  • Easily connect the magnetic track pieces in seconds to build one of eight unique battle tracks.
  • Choose from six game modes and challenge up to three friends or go head-to-head against AI controlled Supercars.
  • Customize weapons, add expansion supercars and Supertrucks, and build jumps and curves with expansion track pieces for a whole new challenge.
  • Anki OVERDRIVE: Fast & Furious Edition brings the Toretto crew into the Anki OVERDRIVE universe.

Requirements:

  • An Anki OVERDRIVE or Anki OVERDRIVE: Fast & Furious Edition Starter Kit is required to play.
  • Each player must have a compatible iOS or Android device and Wifi is required for battles between platforms.