Star Wars Fans - 'Use The Force'

By Meera Dolasia on January 9, 2009

Even if you are not a Star Wars fan, at some point we have all wished we could Use The Force - that is, make something happen by merely thinking it.Β 

You wish will soon be granted - that is if you buy these toys from Uncle Milton's or Mattel

Uncle Milton's Force Trainer is equipped with a head trainer that uses brainwaves to move a ping-pong ball sitting in a 10-inch tall clear plastic tower.

The Force Trainer is based on a technology that has been used by heart specialists for many years. A wireless headset reads the brain's activity - which, if completely focused on moving the ball, will activate a training remote situated at the base of the toy. This, in turn, creates a flow of air, that helps the ball rise within the tower.

As the player concentrates on the ball, appropriate music and video clips emanate from the Force Trainer, helping him/her focus.Β 

Mind Flex by Mattel

Mattel's Mind Flex works similarly, using brain-wave activity to move a ball through a tabletop obstacle course (pictured above). Both toys are expected to hit toy stores this fall and cost between $90 - $100USD. Time to start saving those allowances!

Source: USAtoday, Techcrunch

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  • DestructorWednesday, March 16, 2016 at 1:56 pm
    This is awesome
    • Dr.BrownMonday, February 15, 2016 at 11:49 am
      The future is here Marty McFly!
      • radeow rebel Monday, February 15, 2016 at 11:37 am
        you should be leave in what you think all the time
        • mr.spaceguyMonday, February 15, 2016 at 11:25 am
          go Rey! go Finn! go Chewie! go...Kylo Ren!?!?
          • AmmyMonday, February 15, 2016 at 11:25 am
            you have to watch the force a wakens it is so good . I mean wow
            • AmmyMonday, February 15, 2016 at 11:22 am
              LOL this is so cool . or be like Luke and use the forceπŸ˜ƒ!!!!!!!!!!
              • mr.spaceguyMonday, February 15, 2016 at 11:20 am
                Yoda I am
                • diamondkid
                  diamondkidSaturday, January 2, 2016 at 6:17 pm
                  • enderwiggin
                    enderwigginSaturday, January 2, 2016 at 11:55 am
                    this is so cool. or be like Luke and use the force!!!
                    • sonic510
                      sonic510Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 8:48 am
                      I wish I could do that in real life naturally...I rememer this one time when I was watching TV and the remote was on th table so I tried to use the ofrce to grab it.It didn't work though....😰
                      • enderwiggin
                        enderwigginSaturday, January 2, 2016 at 11:54 am
                        lol that's awesome

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