Meet Norby, the clever English & Math robot for kids aged 5+

Norby takes the dull task of learning English and Math and transforms it into a fun and engaging game.

Fun and interactive

The best type of learning happens when you're having fun. Norby teaches English, Math and Computational thinking through stories, games and puzzles.

Rewards kids progress

Norby rewards kids at the end of every lesson to keep them motivated and emotionally engaged.

Builds confidence

Through positive feedback and encouragement, Norby helps kids build confidence.

Adapts to your child's interests

Norby's intelligent software is constantly adapting to your child's interests. So whether it's space travel, unicorns, or dinosaurs - we've got every phase covered.

Guided self-paced learning

All lessons are guided and self paced, so your child can learn at a speed that is comfortable for them.

Always getting smarter

Norby is designed to grow with your child. We're constantly adding new features to create the best possible learning experience.

What parents and kids are saying

Thanks so much! The kids haven't stopped talking about Norby and asking when we can get one. And we are still so surprised at how well Jasper responded to it!
Stefanie B
Tahlia loved Norby and has told anyone that will listen all about it!
Sarah H
Nathan really enjoyed using Norby. He’s still raving about it now!
Lauren C

Norby is the study buddy you wish you had growing up

Works best with parents

Designed for parent involvement, Norby creates an environment where kids feel like they are collaborating with parents.

Works with any iPad or Android tablet

Norby connects over Wi-Fi to any iPad or Android tablet. Lessons are delivered each week to the tablet, while Norby provides feedback, motivation and encouragement.

Privacy and security built in

Norby has been designed to be COPPA compliant. Our closed-system architecture means no access to third-party apps or social media.

New lessons, delivered every week

Norby delivers new content every week – exploring English, Math and Computational thinking. Lessons are built to establish the fundamentals today, while preparing your kids for tomorrow.

English
Letters
Spelling
Reading
Grammar
Punctuation
Comprehension
Synonyms
Math
Numbers
Addition
Subtraction
Multiplication
Division
Fractions
Decimals
Ratios
Percentages
Integers
Operations
Currency
Measurements
Computational
thinking
Pattern recognition
Decomposition
Abstraction
Algorithm design
Evaluation

Technology that feels alive

Norby's physical presence makes him feel more like a character than a device. But don't let the cute looks fool you, he packs some serious brain power too!

  • High performance quad-core
  • ARM processor
  • Full-color HD capacitive touch screen
  • Secure Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • High resolution front camera
  • Stereo speakers and microphone array
  • High capacity Li-ion battery pack
  • Light, touch, proximity & motion sensors
  • Motorised head movement with 2 DOF (degrees of freedom)
  • Emotive RGB LED lights (2 in ears and 1 in chest)
  • Dimensions: 265mm (H) x 170mm (W) x 110mm (L)
  • Weight: 900g

Designed with love by humans

We’re a passionate group of parents, engineers, and educators who want to change the way the world learns. Our team is made up of hardware experts, animators, game designers, teachers and child pyshologists

Adrian Mullan
Founder & CEO
Aleksei Trofimichine
Founder & CTO
Anton Chekulaev
Software & Game Developer
Michael Carter
Curriculum & Education
Game Designer
Nikolai Veresov
Teacher & Child Psychologist
Claus He
Head of Manufacturing
FAQ
All your questions answered
What is Norby?
Norby is an interactive learning companion. He's designed to help kids learn English and Math in a way that is fun and engaging.
Why Norby?
Because learning should never be boring.
Learning should be fun, engaging and exciting.

Because kids treat Norby more like a character than a device, he keeps them emotionally engaged in learning.
Does Norby work without a tablet?
Yes, he has a 'Norby-only' mode.

Most of the time, combining Norby with a tablet creates the best of both worlds. The tablet gives kids more screen space for lessons, while allowing Norby to stay 'in character' and provide feedback, motivation and encouragement.

Norby connects to any iPad or Android tablet.
Pedagogy & Curriculum
Norby's pedagogy and curriculum are designed by leading educators, child psychologists and cognitive development experts.

All lessons are built on a foundation of evidence based research and best practices.
US or UK English?
All lessons are designed for both US & UK English. Norby doesn't care whether you think it's "aluminum" or "aluminium".

Same deal with metric & imperial, kilos & pounds. kilometers & miles etc.
Does Norby require an internet connection?
Yes.
Most of Norby's functionality has been designed to work 'offline', but he does require an internet connection to download new lessons and updates.
How often do kids receive new lessons?
Every week.
Why gamification?
The best type of learning happens when kids are having fun.
Gamification helps kids track their progress and keeps them motivated to tackle new challenges.
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