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"Sphero indi" Named as Honoree on TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2021 List

Sphero, the industry leader in EdTech programmable robots, standards-aligned computer science curriculum, and STEAM-based educational tools, is excited to announce that indi, the most approachable, screenless learning robot for kids four and up, is an honoree on TIME's 100 Best Inventions of 2021 list.

TIME recently revealed its annual list of the 100 Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun. indi is featured on the list of education inventions.

"We are honored to be included in TIME's 100 Best Inventions of 2021," says Paul Copioli, Sphero's CEO. "When we set out to create indi we hoped it would enact positive change on the early childhood STEM education landscape by making the foundations of programming more accessible and fun, and this recognition is further proof of its concept and our overall mission."

To assemble the 2021 list, TIME solicited nominations that were reviewed by its editors and correspondents around the world, as well as through an online application process. Inventions were then evaluated from each contender on a number of key factors, including originality, creativity, efficacy, ambition and impact.

See the full list here:

See the international cover of TIME featuring the 100 Best Inventions of 2021 here.


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