Star Wars Fans - 'Use The Force'

By Meera Dolasia on January 9, 2009

Even if you are not a 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. 

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. 

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, Techchrunch

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  • diamondkid
    diamondkidSaturday, January 2, 2016 at 6:17 pm
    • milkman14
      milkman14Saturday, 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....😰
        • milkman14
          milkman14Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 11:54 am
          lol that's awesome
        • dancer345
          dancer345Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 7:57 am
          wow! that's so cool
          • egghead44
            egghead44Friday, January 1, 2016 at 4:59 pm
            Cool that is amazing!
            • lloydgarmadon
              lloydgarmadonSunday, November 8, 2015 at 9:21 am
              I want one!!!!!
              • yoda loverThursday, October 29, 2015 at 12:09 pm
                • smartfox
                  smartfoxThursday, July 9, 2015 at 3:21 pm
                  Wat! Omg
                  • YodaTuesday, June 2, 2015 at 11:48 am
                    That's verry cool!!!!😺
                    • JohnTuesday, June 2, 2015 at 10:41 am
                      May the 4th be with you

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