Sphero Maker Orbotix Plans Hiring, Family Of Robots

Boulder-based Orbotix, the company behind the Sphero robotic ball, says that it is looking to "significantly expand" in 2014, to help it expand its Sphero into a family of robots. Orbotix did not say how many people it is looking to hire, but did say that it plans to create a family of robots, all of which will be programmable, and which have different, clever form factors and a multidimensional mode of play.