Shifu Orboot Globe
Interact with your world globe, beyond just spinning it!
- Bringing an old classic into the 21st century
- Explore the world through an interactive app
- Travel the world with Shifu Orboot!
Set out on an expedition around the world with this AR smart globe and interactive companion app!
The Shifu Orboot Globe is a unique augmented reality education aid that transforms your smart device into a magical gateway for kids!
To use Orboot, simply scan your globe with your smartphone or tablet using the free Orboot App and enjoy your journey around the world!
There are no borders or country names on your unique globe, just beautiful icons that help you identify different regions.
For example, you will see that Japan is depicted by sushi, a volcano and a sumo wrestler, whilst all other map data is detailed via the app!
It's super simple to set up (it takes around 15 minutes), as you secure the globe on it's stand and begin downloading the app. Syncing the information with your globe will take some time, so make sure you have a good internet connection for this!
Once you're done, it's time to begin your journey. Learn about countries and cultures from around the world at the tap of your finger!
Scan one of the many stars scattered across your globe with the app to unlock factoids about each area in one of 6 key categories:
- Culture - Learn about arts, traditions and cultures including Chinese New Year, Samba and Halloween
- Cuisine - Feast on local cuisines across the world with your eyes
- Monuments - Take a global tour of historical wonders from the Statue of Liberty to the Taj Mahal
- Inventions - Learn about great inventions from around the world and how they changed the course of history
- Animals - Hear lions roar, watch birds fly and see fish swim in their natural habitat
- Maps - Explore different countries, their states and capitals in 3D, and learn about their climate and weather patterns!
What's in the box?
- A 22.86cm wide Interactive AR globe with stand
- An awesome travel kit with a fake passport and passport stamp
- A sticker booklet with flags from around the world and other travel related decals
- A detailed parental/educator help guide to assist your little globetrotter
Features and highlights:
- There are more than 1,000 cool facts and 400 highlights within the app
- Your experience is enhanced with hundreds of detailed 3D models, stories, poems, engaging voiceovers and local flavours of music - giving an immersive experience to both kids and adults
- All wonders inside the app are depicted in 3D to encourage easy visualisation and information retention
- You can have multiple accounts so that more than one child can use the app at their leisure
- iOs - iPad 3rd gen and above, iPad Air all models, iPad Pro all models, iPad Mini 2 and above, iPhone 6 and above
- Android - All devices with a minimum of 3GB RAM and above
- Kindle - Currently not supported at this time
The Shifu Orboot is the perfect STEAM gift to sensitise young minds who are curious about the world, travel and different cultures. We believe that this is the best interactive tool there is for nurturing a keen interest in linguistics and geography!
So, let's bring things back to the good old globe with a fun new twist of augmented reality!
Recommended for children ages between the ages of four and 10. Device not included.
Shifu Orboot Globe Reviews
Great for a 5 year oldBy: Lynn on 7 September 2021The Shifu Orboot globe is fantastic with the software link on my ipad. My grandson loves it, he can navigate it, do all the activities as they read out the text and he has just loved it. Coolthings gave great service - 5 Star
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