'Orboot' is a Map Globe That Teaches Kids About Countries and Cultures

 - Mar 3, 2017
References: kickstarter
In many classrooms, a map globes is an essential tool for teaching kids about geography and the many countries around the world. 'Orboot' is an augmented reality globe that brings this teaching tool into the 21st Century.

The 10" globe is adorned with icons that kids can view through a mobile device with the Shifu Orboot app in order to bring that image to life before their eyes. With this educational map globe, kids are able to discover how natural wonders, weather, cuisine and cultures differ across various parts of the world.

As well as providing dazzling AR visuals, Shifu Orboot also includes music, voiceovers and audio stories to engage even more of a child's senses for learning. This STEAM toy is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter to push its development further.