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Sphero's 'Force Band' Wearable Arrives September 30, Comes With 'Pokemon Go'-Like Mode and BB-8 Control

Wednesday August 31, 2016 9:51 pm PDT by
Back at CES 2016, Sphero debuted a prototype version of the "Force Band," a wearable that allows users to motion control the iPhone-controlled BB-8. While the Force Band can mostly be used to control BB-8 without an iPhone, it has some select features that need an iPhone and Sphero's Star Wars app (via Engadget). The band comes with five modes, two of them for motion controlling BB-8 and...

CES 2016: Sphero Debuts Wearable 'Force Band' For Controlling BB-8 Droid

Monday January 4, 2016 3:44 pm PST by
Sphero's iPhone-connected robotic BB-8 droid was one of the hottest gifts this holiday season, and Sphero is hoping to maintain that momentum with the introduction of the Force Band, a wearable wristband that will allow BB-8 owners to control the droid using gestures. For those unfamiliar with Sphero's BB-8, it's a small replica of the BB-8 droid that starred in the recently released Star...