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  • Publisher: Orbotix Inc.
  • Genre:
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 119.6 MB
  • Version: 1.0.0
  • Price: Free
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App description: Meet BB-8 - your very own app-enabled Astromech Droid.

Over the years, the experience of Star Wars has always lived on screen and in our imaginations. The characters, worlds, and adventures have become an unforgettable part of our lives, and toys have kept that magic in our hearts long after weve left the theater. Thanks to advancements in technology, it is now possible to bring a new part of Star Wars: The Force Awakens into your home in an incredibly authentic way. For the first time, a real Droid is finally making its way into your world.

BB-8 is playful, personable, and true to the Star Wars galaxy. His unique traits begin to shine the second he is awake. Based on your interactions, BB-8 will show a range of expressions and even perk up when you give voice commands. Its now possible to explore the galaxy with your own trusty Astromech Droid by your side. BB-8 is more than a toy - its your companion.

Rather than using the Force, BB-8 is powered by induction charging and connects via Bluetooth© Smart with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. His tough polycarbonate shell keeps him safe from water and the dark side.

Features include:

DRIVE
Slide your finger on the driving pad to guide your Droid. BB-8 will go wherever you point and hold, and hell even react to collisions. If you want to see more of his personality, enter the droid commander, choose an icon, and BB-8 will show off a range of expressions.

PATROL
Tap into Patrol to send BB-8 off on his own. His autonomous behavior allows him to move around, get familiar with your space, and investigate the surroundings. Tap the play button to get BB-8 on the move.

HOLOGRAPHIC MESSAGING
No Droid is complete without holographic messaging. Now you can make your own thanks to BB-8. Record a video and BB-8 will transform it into a virtual hologram.

This is the Droid youre looking for. Find it at Sphero.com and make it yours.

metalcasket's comments:


Quote:
Meet BB-8™ - your very own app-enabled Astromech Droid.

Over the years, the experience of Star Wars™ has always lived on screen and in our imaginations. The characters, worlds, and adventures have become an unforgettable part of our lives, and toys have kept that magic in our hearts long after we’ve left the theater. Thanks to advancements in technology, it is now possible to bring a new part of Star Wars: The Force Awakens™ into your home in an incredibly authentic way. For the first time, a real Droid™ is finally making its way into your world.

BB-8 is playful, personable, and true to the Star Wars™ galaxy. His unique traits begin to shine the second he is awake. Based on your interactions, BB-8 will show a range of expressions and even perk up when you give voice commands. It’s now possible to explore the galaxy with your own trusty Astromech Droid by your side. BB-8 is more than a toy - it’s your companion.

Rather than using the Force, BB-8 is powered by induction charging and connects via Bluetooth© Smart with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. His tough polycarbonate shell keeps him safe from water and the dark side.

Features include:

DRIVE
Slide your finger on the driving pad to guide your Droid. BB-8 will go wherever you point and hold, and he’ll even react to collisions. If you want to see more of his personality, enter the droid commander, choose an icon, and BB-8 will show off a range of expressions.

PATROL
Tap into Patrol to send BB-8 off on his own. His autonomous behavior allows him to move around, get familiar with your space, and investigate the surroundings. Tap the play button to get BB-8 on the move.

HOLOGRAPHIC MESSAGING
No Droid is complete without holographic messaging. Now you can make your own thanks to BB-8. Record a video and BB-8 will transform it into a virtual hologram.

This is the Droid you’re looking for. Find it at Sphero.com and make it yours.












Supported Devices:
  • iPhone5
  • iPhone4S
  • iPhone5c
  • iPodTouchSixthGen
  • iPadThirdGen4G
  • iPadMini4G
  • iPhone6
  • iPadMini
  • iPhone5s
  • iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPhone6Plus
  • iPodTouchFifthGen
  • iPadThirdGen
  • iPadFourthGen

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 8.0

Download Size: 119.6MB

09-02-2015, 10:07 AM
#2
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 779
I know the company that is developing the actual bot for the public is here in Colorado. I know they love making items like this and too bad I can't find the video that shows out their office is laid out..defiinitely not your typical office layout.
Sadly I don't recall the price point they were going to introduce it at but it probably be one of those must have items for under the Christmas tree this year for those die hard Star Wars fans!!
09-02-2015, 04:28 PM
#3
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 4,476
Yeah, and probably well over a hundred bucks, too! Their stuff is way expensive for what it is! I can do without this little toy. Had the ball when it came out, and it wasn't long before I realized it wasn't worth the money, so I got rid of it. Mistake on my part.

Last edited by bigrand1; 09-02-2015 at 04:33 PM.
09-02-2015, 07:45 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 27
It's going to be $150. Saw some leaked images of store signage from force friday.