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2020

Oktober 2020

Now the time has finally come. An ExerCube has found a new home in Israel. Yesterday the customs clearance was granted in Tel Aviv and today it already went further into the northern region of Galilee. 

In Karmiel a state-of-the-art rehabilitation centre with the best therapists in Israel will soon open its doors. 

We are very happy to be a part of this project and can’t wait to meet the great team in person.

FIBO 2020 Digital

Oktober 2020

On the 2nd of October the FIBO 2020 was held in a digital form for the very first time.

This year’s award winners were invited to the production studios in Düsseldorf for the award ceremony. This eventful day came to an end with great discussions and a joint dinner.

Many thanks to the entire Reed Exhibitions team for the great effort and congratulations to a very successful execution of the FIBO 2020 Digital for the very first time. 

Digital Shaper 2020

September 2020

Wow, what an honour! Our CEO Anna was voted one of the 100 most important people in Switzerland.

The Digital Shapers of Switzerland were selected by a consortium of representatives of the Handelszeitung BILANZ Wirtschaftsmagazin and digitalswitzerland!  

This is also an amazing recognition for the entire Sphery AG team, which is shaping the digital future of sport at full speed!

Congratulations to all the other 99 Digital Shapers!

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September 2020

On the 1st of September we started our Innosuisse project.

With great partners like the Inselspital from Bern and the Zurich University of the Arts, we are looking forward to working together.

Over the next 1.5 years we will be working on “Effects of game-based training on the cardiometabolic and cerebrovascular health of people at risk of type 2 diabetes”.

The photo shows all partners at the Kickoff Meeting in Bern. The happy and motivated faces under the masks can only be recognised at second glance.

August 2020

At the end of August, Anna, our CEO, had the honour of attending a special Greater Zurich Area event.

The first programme of the new season #GZAPerspektiven was broadcast from the highest granary in the world, the Kornhaus in Zurich. 

Topic: #COVID19: Catastrophe or catalyst for the Greater Zurich Area? Click on the link to find a summary in English and the original recording as a video (in German): https://okt.to/2mNzkw

BGM

August 2020

Since August, an ExerCube has been standing at the Mercator primary school in Berlin.

In a 12-week study the ExerCube is now part of the lessons. Due to the close proximity to the classrooms, short training units can be integrated into the ongoing lessons. We are very excited about the results!

Thank you dear Mercator Team for the openness to carry out such a project. 

Sphery at lifeforce fitness

June 2020

And another great opening we would like to share with you. It is the incredible LifeForce Fitness Gym in Crailsheim (Germany).

A great concept combined with very impressive equipment and a great team. If you are close by, you really have to pay them a visit. Check out the homepage to get a first impression LifeForce Fitness! 

June 2020

Finally, we can continue delivering out our brand new ExerCubes!

Grand opening of the 1st FITNESS PARK Studio in Madrid, Spain. Such a great combination of modern and traditional training tools and an absolute customer magnet due to the great room concept! We believe that this will be the new standard for modern and innovative Studios in the future. Very well done FITNESS PARK and proud to be part of it. 

German Innovation Award

May 2020

On the 26th of March, we received the great message, that Sphery has won the German Innovation Award in the category “Business to Consumer – Travel, Sports & Outdoor”!

We feel so honored and are very happy that the Jury did see all the additional benefits the ExerCube offers. Please find more information here!

April 2020

2nd FIBo innovation Award in a row

Unbelievable, Sphery has won the FIBO Innovaton & Trend Award again. This time with our brandnew ExerCube League in the category “Digital Fitness”! Check out the article!

January 2020

GErman innovation Award NOMINEE

Speechless, Sphery has been nominated for the German Innovation Award in the category “Business to Consumer – Travel, Sports & Outdoor”! 

January 2020

CES Las Vegas

What a great experience. Sphery for the first time in the USA and part of the Swiss Pavilion at CES 2020. Check out the opening day video from Presence Switzerland!

January 2020

ISPO Brandnew Award for Sphery

WOW, Sphery has been chosen as Selected Brand of ISPO Brandnew at ISPO Munich – 2020 

2019

September 2019

THE new spheries

Sphery started building up the core team. We are so happy about the skills and personality of our new team members

September 2019

First fitness gaming gym

Sphery opens for public. The unique combination of effective & attractive training concepts is now available for everybody. Book your training now!

June 2019

Proof of market

Sphery succesfully executed it’s first pilot project with the biggest French Fitness provider. The feedback was amazing and the roll-out planned for the beginning of 2020.

May 2019 

2nd EXERCUBE PAPER PUBLISHED @CHI19

The 2nd ExerCube study is now available on ACM Digital Library Enjoy!

8th of May 2019

TEDx TALK ONLINE

Anna’s TEDx Talk is now live. Watch it on YouTube. Learn more about Anna’s journey from a sports scientist to a game researcher who’s now shaping the playful future of fitness training!

3rd of April 2019

SPHERY is Nominated!

Hurray! Sphery is nominated for the FIBO Innovation & Trend Award 2019 in the category «Startup»! 

20th of February 2019

1st quarter 2019

European Sports Tech Report

Wow! Sphery got featured in the European Sports Tech Report 2019. Thanks a lot, Sportstechx! We feel very honored.

April 2019

Research hub

Sphery has been on several big international conferences to present our latest study results conducted wth our int. research partners Among others, we have been to CHI, CHI Play, JCSG, DVS Hochschultag and Game Days in Darmstadt.

May 2019

NEW EXERCUBE STUDIES

Let the research games begin: We started the first studies at our lab at Römerhof in collaboration with ETH Zurich and TU Chemnitz! So excited to find out more about the motor-cognitive effects of our ExerCube training.

May 2019 

SPHERY@TU Darmstadt: WTT Serious Games

We are very happy to be part of the amazing WTT Serious Games project at TU Darmstadt! Check it out on their website.  

Research

4th – 9th of May 2019

Sphery@CHI2019

Anna will be presenting the second ExerCube paper at CHI’19 in Glasgow / May 4th-9th. It is the result of an amazing research collaboration with Katja Rogers from Ulm University, Laia Turmo Vidal and Elena Segura Márquez from Uppsala University and Elisa Mekler from University of Basel. 

16th – 18th of January 2019

Sphery@dvsSportmotorik2019

We showcased the ExerCube at dvs Sportmotorik in Bern.  

April 2019

sphery on TV

Sphery has been featured by “die Höhle der Löwen” on VOX. We are very proud that our application made it to the famous TV show and we are thankful for the great feedback.

3rd of April 2019

SPHERY WON FIBO INNOVATION & TREND AWARD!

Woooow! We are so honored, happy and thankful that we won the FIBO Innovation and Trend Award 2019!

30th of March 2019

SPHERY OPENING@RÖMERHOF

Here we are! Our headquater at Römerhof is now officially open!

4th – 7th of April 2019

SPHERY@FIBO2019

Yeah! We will exhibit the ExerCube at Fibo 2019 (hall 7, booth A76). #wearefibo 

Opening

1st quarter 2019

Sphery@Römerhof

Hurray! Our Sphery Showroom / Lab / Office at Römerhof Zurich will open soon!

2018

16th of November 2018

Sphery@TEDx Zurich

Anna had the great opportunity to give a talk on virtual training worlds at the TEDx Studio in Zurich. Please press on the link to watch this inspiring talk of our female CEO. 

19th of October 2018

Sphery@SBBSandbox2018

We had the chance to test and exhibit the ExerCube at the 1st SBB Sandbox at Zurich Main Station. 

20th – 29th of July 2018

2nd Sphery User Testing

We ran our 2nd study with the ExerCube. We compared the attractiveness and effectiveness of a cube workout with a personal trainer session.

7th – 8th of November 2018

Sphery@JCSG2018

Anna presented our first ExerCube paper at Joint Conference on Serious Games in Darmstadt. And yeah! The paper was awarded the Best Paper Award! 

14th – 16th of September 2018

Sphery@ZurichGameShow2018

We were part of the Zurich Game Show 2018. 

15th – 16th of May 2018

Sphery@SPOT2018

We were part of the 1st SPOT 2018 in Lausanne and pitched our vision of the playful future of fitness training. 

19th – 25th of March 2018

1st Sphery User Testing

We ran our very 1st study with the ExerCube. We tested the early stage prototype and asked testers for inspirations for the further design. 

25th of October 2018

Sphery@Digitaltag2018

We had the chance to exhibit the ExerCube at the 2nd Swiss Digitalday at Zurich Main Station. It was an honor to present our vision to the Swiss President Alain Berset and share our ideas with a large audience at the Pitching Battle stage. Check our the cool video which was produced at the event here!

20th – 23rd of August 2018

Sphery@Gamescom2018

We were part of the Swiss Games Delegation and had the chance to exhibit the ExerCube at Gamescom 2018 in Cologne.

09th – 11th of April 2018

Sphery@FIBO2018

It was a great pleasure to be part of FIBO 2018 and to present our work at the European Health and Fitness Forum infront of an expert audience.