Play Shifu Technologies, Inc., a Wyoming-based startup, is no stranger to augmented and virtual reality. The team at Play Shifu has developed a number of educational VR and AR games for children. Now, the startup is turning to the Kickstarter community to rally support for their newest product, Orboot. This smart globe uses augmented reality to teach children about different cultures, cuisines, monuments, inventions and animals from all over the world.
“Globes have always been a great tool for teaching children and adults about countries from all over the world. The great thing about Orboot is that we’re able to enhance that experience for children,” said Vivek Goyal, Co-Founder at Play Shifu Technologies. Play Shifu Technologies’ other Co-Founder, Dinesh Advani, added, “By engaging children, we’re hoping to foster curiosity and help build a foundation for geography, as well as social and cultural norms across the world.” Read More