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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  • bobSunday, November 18, 2012 at 11:26 am
    sweet
    • !!!!!!Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 5:50 pm
      epic
      • gilbert26
        gilbert26Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm
        WOW That is super cool!! Tots coolness to the person who created this !!
        • guestMonday, October 15, 2012 at 1:46 pm
          so cool its mine.
          • cfelt
            cfeltSaturday, October 6, 2012 at 7:52 am
            Wholly Freak! That is sooo awsome! I want one of those but im broke:(
            • chooseme123
              chooseme123Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 9:51 pm
              it already came out
              • HITuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:34 pm
                cool
                • cupcake1
                  cupcake1Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 3:09 pm
                  i love starwars it is amazing love
                  • meder001
                    meder001Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 11:09 am
                    wow
                    • jpersimmon
                      jpersimmonThursday, May 3, 2012 at 5:12 pm
                      I WANT , I WANT , I WANT!!!!! BIG STAR WARS FAN

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