Tagged: BB-8 droid

Star Wars BB-8 Talking Fridge Toy: Japanese surprise us again with a crazy gadget

BB-8 talking fridge gadget

BB-8 is one of the most popular character from Star Wars which inspired DIY’ers to come-up with unique things. This cute little rolling robot is undeniable when it comes to creating homemade toys, robots or even souvenirs. To be frank, BB-8 droid rules the DIY world and for good reason too. This time around we have a Star Wars BB-8 talking fridge gadget which is something very different from what we have seen so far. The little BB-8 has loaded sensors which detect refrigerator’s door opening and set the BB-8 alive with voice chat assisted by more than 20 pre-loaded audio files.
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Coolest 3D printed BB-8 droid from XRobots (so far)

bb-8 droid by xrobots

Did you know that in the Star Wars : The Force Awakens movie, the director Abrams used little computer-generated imagery and focused on more traditional special effects to preserve visual realism of original Star Wars. BB-8 or Beebee-Ate, a free-moving domed head droid, was one of these realistic looking creations and it did inspire many Star Wars enthusiasts to recreate this adorable droid, like Angelo Casimiro’s homemade smartphone-controlled BB-8, the hand-cranked rolling BB-8 with Lego base, and even a BB-8 rolling luggage suitcase. Read More…

Life-sized BB-8 droid recognizes your voice commands, coming this fall for $180

Spin Maters BB-8 droid

It is undeniable that Angelo Casimiro’s homemade smartphone-controlled Star Wars BB-8 robot can be replicated, but we might see a purchasable BB-8 droid debut at the upcoming 2016 New York Toy Fair. Toronto-based toymaker Spin Master is speculated to come-up with a life-sized version BB-8 droid at the event. The 16-inch tall Star Wars toy will be pitted directly against the smartphone-controlled Sphero BB-8 droid which can also be gesture-controlled with Force Band wearable. However, it may not come with the option of being controlled with a smartphone, it will still be a treat to play around with, controlled with a remote control or voice commands.
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17-year old makes incredible phone controlled BB-8 robot at home

Smartphone controlled BB-8 droid_2

Angelo Casimiro is a 17-year old genius who likes to tinker around with electronics and his recent idea of making a smartphone-controlled Star Wars BB-8 robot is genius. He has made this robot for less than $100 from household items like beach ball and he surely knows how to work with Arduino and Arduino Uno. He is a die-hard Star Wars fan and now he wants to give all his followers a reason to smile with an extensive DIY that will amaze you for its sheer perfection. Moreover the droid is life-sized and you’ll wish it was yours. For that you’ll have to make one for yourself.
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