1. ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: Sphero’s new wearable to help control BB-8 with wrist

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: Sphero’s new wearable to help control BB-8 with wrist

J.J. Abrams's American epic space opera film 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' saw the use of Sphero's BB-8.

By: | Published: January 5, 2016 3:42 PM

J.J. Abrams’s American epic space opera film ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ saw the use of Sphero’s BB-8.

To add to the delight of the fans, Sphero demonstrated at Consumer Electronic Show, 2016, the prototype hardware of its upcoming motion-tracking wearable designed to pair with and control the popular rolling BB-8 toy.

According to The Verge, the wearable wristband will let one use gestures to control the droid.

BB-8, a robot character in the Star Wars franchise, is portrayed by both a rod puppet and a remote-controlled robotic unit.

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