Disney accelerator alum Miko celebrates 140-country launch – TechCrunch

It appears like Miko’s participation within the Disney Accelerator is paying off in a giant means, as the corporate is bringing Disney and Pixar characters to its Miko 3 robotic for youths. The corporate launched its Disney collaboration right now, out there to clients in additional than 140 international locations.

The funky little robotic can play animated story books with tales that includes stars from “Moana,” “Frozen,” “The Lion King,” “Toy Story,” “Huge 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 youngsters 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 modern collaboration with Disney, and we stay up for 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 primarily based in Asia. Disney’s accelerator “connects know-how firms with the experience and assets of The Walt Disney Firm,” unlocking vital model and advertising and marketing synergies. The corporate says it’s the first to host an official Disney app on a youngsters’ robotic platform.

Beneath is just a little demo video the corporate produced, earlier than it added all of the Disney content material to the platform. Ugh, it’s so lovable — if you happen to want me, I’ll be over within the nook of the espresso store squee-ing to myself.


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