Sphero has released its latest Star Wars Force Band that allows to to remotely control the app-enabled BB-8 droid with your Force power. Sounds cool? Let’s continue checking.
The Force Band is an officially licensed, Bluetooth-enabled wearable remote control designed for Sphero’s app-enabled BB-8 droid and other Sphero robots. As we can see from the images, the wrist band shows off a sleek and futuristic design, and its gorgeous weathering effect makes it look like a weather-beaten accessory from an experienced Jedi Knight. Meanwhile, the symbol of Rebel Alliance on the shell clearly shows your position.
The remote control uses Bluetooth technology to wirelessly connect with your smartphone in order to interact with connected BB-8 droid, and the Force Band features built-in gyroscope and accelerometer sensors, so it’s able to detect your gestures in order that you can guide your BB-8 with a wave of your hand. In addition, its rechargeable battery offers 60 minute battery life for constant use, and it supports 25m control range.
Sphero Star Wars Force Band wearable remote control is priced at $79.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to Amazon for its more details.