Sphero is a robotic ball that you can control with your iOS or Android device. The device was first introduced back in 2011, and, for $100, allowed users to guide the robotic ball along a variety of surfaces with their mobile device.
Yesterday, the second generation of Sphero, aptly named Sphero 2, arrived on the FCC. Faster and brighter than the original Sphero, the Sphero 2 costs $130 and can chug along at 7 feet per second.
FCC filings for the Sphero 2 show the device getting torn down. You can see the device’s induction charger above right, and its motors below.
The Sphero 2 won approval for its Bluetooth capabilities, which enable it to connect to iOS and Android devices.
HP’s latest foray into the tablet market arrived on the FCC yesterday. The tablet, known as the Slate 10 HD, was first unveiled in September along with a 7 inch model.
The Slate 10 HD won approval for its WiFi, Bluetooth and wireless data capabilities (GSM and WCDMA). Support for LTE was not included in FCC documents, but its like that this will be included in future FCC filings.
New Balance’s latest fitness watch, the BodyTRNr, made an appearance on the FCC today. Unlike New Balance’s prior fitness watch attempts, the BodyTRNr features a touch controls, and a futuristic red display.
The BodyTRNr monitors the users activity to count steps, distance and calories burned. The device connects to iOS and Android devices via Bluetooth and works with New Balance’s SmartTRNr app.
FCC filings for the BodyTRNr include the device’s user manual, which you can see here.
Yesterday, a new 10-inch Android tablet from HP made an appearance on the FCC. Pictured above in label location photos, the device won approval for the use of GSM and WCDMA frequencies, as well as Bluetooth and WiFi.
HP did not disclose a marketing name for the tablet, but the device’s model number is HSTNH-B15C.
Earlier this month Dropcan unveiled its latest home surveillance camera, the Dropcam Pro. Today, the $200 device won approval from the FCC for its use of Bluetooth and WiFi. FCC filings for the Dropcam Pro only show the bottom of the device, above. And while we don’t learn anything about the Dropcam Pro that we didn’t already know, today’s FCC filing is a good sign that the device will start shipping soon.