• The only affordable robot for autism therapy

    Romibo for autism and education

    Romibo drives, delivers scripts in 26 languages, and comes with over 100 lessons designed by educators and autism experts.

    Pre Order Yours Now $399!

Romibo tells stories and delivers prompts and praise.

Just type and tap. Romibo has your back.

  • Romibo drives, speaks 26 languages, displays emotions, follows eyes contact, and more.


  • Save and store your scripts: Because Romibo can connect to the internet, you can download, create, and share your interactions, stories, and lessons in our online library.


  • For autism therapy: Romibo is an enaging and accessible  character for children to practice communication and social skills with. Think of him as a playdate that you can control or a teaching assistant with a perfect memory.


  • Less overwhelming: Romibo has been shown to be helpful at increasing verbalization, lowering anxiety, and increasing attentiveness in people of all ages and abilities.


  • Fun and engaging for all students: As a caregiver you control every interaction with your ipad. You can have Romibo say everything you type or replay scripts that you’ve written out beforehand.

Social robotics for education at an affordable price point.

Romibo was developed at a National Science Foundation research and engineering laboratory with the mission of creating an affordable product to educators and caregivers.


Many children prefer communicating with Romibo in times of high stress or anxiety.

Easy To Use

We have designed Romibo to be easy to use by educators and therapists regardless of their technical ability.


The software that powers Romibo is constantly improving can be updated wirelessly and automatically as we add more features.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this a medical device
Romibo is not a medical device or replacement for existing therapy. Romibo is a tool that caregivers can use to reduce anxiety and increase vocalization in some children. It is meant to augment and enhance traditional accepted autism therapies.

Do I need to be tech-savvy?
We’ve designed Romibo to be as easy and fun to use as any smart phone game. For the most basic speaking feature, you simply type in what you want Romibo to say and he will say it whenever you choose.

Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we ship internationally.

Is this appropriate for my child or student?
We don’t know. There are very few tools that work for all children but if your child is drawn to electronics or smart toys there is fairly decent chance that they’ll fall in love with Romibo.

Do I need to have an iPad to use Romibo?
Yes. Romibo requires that you own 1.) an iPad and 2.) an iPod Touch or iPhone 4 or later.

When will my Romibo ship?
Our first batch of Romibo’s are scheduled to ship in December 2015 and arrive in time for the holidays.

How do I cancel my Pre-order?
You may cancel your pre-order any time within 30 days of your order date. If you wish to cancel your pre-order please email [email protected] with the name and email address associated with your purchase

We want you to be comfortable with your purchase and care about your customer experience. Once we get closer to shipping your robots, we will publish a revised return and warranty policy.

May I distribute Romibos? Do you have a wholesale price?
. We’d love to talk. Please get in touch using the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Hitomi Wada

Hitomi Wada

Autism Applied Behavior Interventionist / STE Consultants, LLC

"Romibo gets [my client] to engage in ways that he wouldn't otherwise."

Sandy Erdos

Sandy Erdos

Site Director / Duck's Nest Preschool

"The kids just open up"

Ethan W.

Ethan W.

15- year old with Aspergers

I didn’t feel … as constrained... I was exactly as constrained, but it didn’t feel like it.

Venture Beat

Venture Beat

/ Christina Farr

Robotics experts are testing this low-cost and affable robot, called Romibo, at schools across the country



/ Brian Heater

"What sets their furry 'bot apart from much of the competition is a focus on affordability"

Michele W.

Michele W.

Mother of student with autism

“Where (Ethan) has difficulty interpreting people’s reactions to things, their facial expressions, that sort of non-verbal language … Romibo, the robot doesn’t have any of that,”

and how do kids respond to Romibo?


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