Anki is harnessing robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver magical experiences that push the boundaries of the human experience. Founded in 2010 by three Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute graduates, Anki creates consumer experiences using cutting-edge technology that was once confined to robotics labs and research institutes.The company boasts a stable team of investors that has repeatedly demonstrated its confidence in the company. Current investors include: J.P. Morgan, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, and Two Sigma. For more information, visit***Anki's first product, Anki DRIVE, premiered at Apple's WWDC 2013 as a unique battle-racing experience that blends the world of robotics, toys and video games, an introduced a whole new level of physical play. In 2015, Anki took the original concept of DRIVE and improved on it in every single way to launch Anki OVERDRIVE. The new system allows players to control robotic Supercars using their mobile devices and race against friends, family or AI-powered commanders. Players are also able to expand their battlefield by adding expansion pieces that snap together quickly via magnets. In Oct. 2016, Anki announced its second groundbreaking product, Cozmo. Powered by advanced robotics, AI and computer vision, Cozmo is one of the most sophisticated consumer robots available today. Smarts aside, Cozmo's heart and soul rests in his emotion engine, which evolves as you develop a bond. Both Anki OVERDRIVE and Cozmo have received an overwhelmingly positive response from consumers. According to The NPD Group, the products were two of the top four best-selling premium toys ($75+) for the past holiday season (Oct. leading up to Christmas).

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