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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  • guest10/15/2012
    so cool its mine.
    • cfelt
      cfelt10/6/2012
      Wholly Freak! That is sooo awsome! I want one of those but im broke:(
      • chooseme123
        chooseme1239/26/2012
        it already came out
        • HI9/11/2012
          cool
          • cupcake1
            cupcake16/24/2012
            i love starwars it is amazing love
            • meder001
              meder0016/7/2012
              wow
              • jpersimmon
                jpersimmon5/3/2012
                I WANT , I WANT , I WANT!!!!! BIG STAR WARS FAN
                • billie boo5/1/2012
                  that was lame lots of people know that air is blowing up
                  • thecarkid
                    thecarkid4/24/2012
                    yes way
                    • ish4/5/2012
                      No way!!!!!

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