Sphero BB-8

Sphero BB-8 is a Star Wars character-branded spherical robot that can be remotely piloted via a companion app. The Sphero BB-8 is one of a line of spherical robots designed for both recreational and educational use. It can be controlled programmatically using the beginner-friendly Sphero SPRK Lightning Lab smartphone app, or a variety of both official and unofficial SDKs for multiple platforms. The toy features an on-board gyroscope and accelerometer, and is designed to be controlled by compatible Bluetooth devices.

Tracking users

The toy tracks users across multiple apps on same device

Advertising to children

The toy does not display ads to children

Collecting information

The toy collects identifying information, but not images or videos of the child

Sharing information

The toy shares identifying information with third parties

Securing the toy

An unauthorized user with either nearby (wireless range) or remote (network) access can configure or control the toy

Securing information

Personal information is stored and transmitted securely