Romo and the Future
What an exciting campaign we’ve had! 992 Romos have found loving homes. With 1,089 backers in 52 different countries, it’s been an awesome adventure.
The little bot... Read more
App Update: Say Hello to V2.2!
Romo’s New App is *Finally* Here!
We know you’ve been anxiously waiting for us to fix issues and update Romo’s app.
Our Software team spent the last two months chasing... Read more
Launching the New Forum
First off, we would like to take the time to apologize for the bugs in Romo’s software. We understand that all of these glitches are getting in the... Read more
A Note from the Software Wizards!
Hey awesome backers -
We have some news! On Thursday, Jess joined the Romotive nerds team. Jess formerly rocked out customer service for Motrr, and she's committed to making sure... Read more
FYI: We're Setting Up Better Romo Customer Service
Hi awesome backers -
Thanks for being patient with our small team as we get robots out in the wild.
First, some of you are still waiting for your Romos... Read more
Shipping Update: Individual Romo Tracking Emails!
Hi backers -
Thank you so much for your patience as we try to track 1k+ individual robots out in the field.
If you've sent an individual email - we... Read more
Shipping Update: Romos arrived at FedEx Depot in
Hi robot backers!
James is working tirelessly with Shipwire and FedEx to get your Romos home as fast as possible.
We know the shipment for US backers just hit the... Read more
Romos are arriving!!!!
Good evening robot fans -
We hear some of you in the Asia Pacific region are receiving your Romos.
*AWESOME. Your robots shipped from the Hong Kong Shipwire facility, which... Read more
Romo Launches His Own Software App...
With an assist from our head of Software Adam :)
Quick Note: You won't be able to do anything fun with the app until your very own Romo arrives. Just... Read more
ROMOS HAVE SHIPPED! ROMOS HAVE SHIPPED!!
From Shirley, the shipping coordinator at our factory:
I would like to inform you that the US shipment was shipped via Fedex courier by air on Jan. 28,... Read more
ROMO IS GETTING READY TO SHIP! Gigantor Master Cartons at the Ready!!!
Hiya robot fans -
How about those Ravens?
Ok, ok, I know we've got more important things to talk about than football.
But seriously, Ben Chen, the Ravens are... Read more
Getting Ready to Ship!!!
Hey lovely robot backers -
So. It is a scary + exciting time at Romotive, which is why I'm up at 2am writing to you.
First, and foremost, we are... Read more
Eureka! Lightning Compatible Prototype!!
Hello robot fans -
While most of us were frantically emailing, FedExing, and generally preparing to close up Romo HQ for a few days, Peter, Ben and Aaron were busy... Read more
Romo Under Construction: Come See Romo in Action During CES!
Happy almost-holidays robot backers -
So, before many of us fly out to collapse on the couches of our loved ones, here's what's happening this week:
1. James and I... Read more
romolabs video: Testing Lightning to 30 pin Adapter
Howdy robot fans -
Many of you asked whether or not you *can use a Lightning to 30 pin adapter to dock a new iPod or an iPhone 5 on... Read more
Finally moving along - Romo production
Good evening robot nerds -
It's been too long since our last update, and I’m sorry to have left you hanging.
That's totally my fault - we've been swamped.
As... Read more
Fit-Tested and Nerd-Approved: Your "I Heart Robots" Tees are in the Mail!
Hello lovely backers -
At a startup, it's often hard to prioritize and maintain a calm state of clear focus. Every day hundreds of different things we COULD do compete... Read more
Master cartons are done, your robots in progress!
Howdy wonderful backers -
This week brings a lot of details we need to wrap up to get robots safely home to you *after* they roll off the production line. ... Read more
WE MADE IT!!!
Kickstarter backers -
Again, you have made it possible for us to build a robot we're proud to share with the world.
We're developing amazing software. We're getting better day... Read more
BEFORE OUR PROJECT ENDS: Autonomous Behavior is READY!!!
Hey robot backers -
I know you've been waiting for an update and we have a HUGE one today.
We're totally blown away by how amazing Kickstarter has been so... Read more
Our Shipping Setup: How Will We Get Your Romo Home?
Happy Friday robot fans!!
This week we focused on something else that's super important in getting robots to you - mapping out a global supply chain (gulp).
We've set up... Read more
From China With Love - Romo Test Video!
Hellooo robot fans!
Thanks to everyone who patiently waited to drive one of the 3 Romos we had set up at the Vegas office. We learned a ton from our... Read more
Let's try those Romo Global Remote Control Test Links again...
UPDATE: If you've got an issue where you can login and see your face but not our Vegas office from Romo's screen, please fill in the brief bug report screen... Read more
Are You Ready to Romo?!?
Hellooo lovely backers! It's finally time. We need you to help us test out the *very first* version of Romo's global remote control. Please note: You have to access the... Read more
Sneak Peek: Romo's New Software Interface
Peter tested out the new app in the lobby of our building using an iPhone 5 as the controller.
What do you guys think?
SUCCESSFUL TEST of Global Remote Control - Yaay!
Good evening robot fans!
Another big day at Nerd HQ. We're poring over your comments about a 'terminal' hacker Romo before we decide what to do.
On the one hand,... Read more
Romo Full Frontal (Wallpaper!) + Hacker "Terminal" Version?
Hello wonderful backers -
Today Phu, Keller and I met to talk about concepts for a stretch goal (or three).
We understand you don't want a keychain or a water... Read more
Romo's in Love - with CHARLI-2
Happy Saturday robot geeks!
Normally, I think I'm a pretty cool robot, but my moves are nothing compared to these. Check out CHARLI-2, a 5 foot tall humanoid robot, dancing to... Read more
Where do you Romo? Free "Romo Loves You" Mobile Background!
TGIF robot fans!!!
Our team is meeting for our weekly 4:20 meeting and we came up with a new challenge for you today...we want to know where you Romo.
Check... Read more
Q: Aydin asks "What about the Robot Apocalypse?"
A: Hiya Aydin and thanks for your question. We've seen a surprising amount of concern about what exactly we'll enable with Romo's 'autonomous' functions. Some interesting things have happened during... Read more