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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  • tomSunday, August 14, 2011 at 10:38 pm
    may the force be with you
    • cameronSaturday, July 16, 2011 at 4:05 pm
      gimme gimme gimme i want it so bad may the force be with you
      • ryanader666Monday, June 20, 2011 at 5:39 pm
        i want to use the force and i will force choke you all then i will force push u into a gabige heap!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!lololololololollolololololololololololol's all the way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!??????????????
        • ryanader666Monday, June 20, 2011 at 5:35 pm
          i am a geek and i like star wars and all super heros
          • 112527Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 5:11 am
            i want one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! $90-$100 coming up!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            • bobFriday, June 10, 2011 at 9:53 am
              mind flex ftw
              • gdFriday, May 27, 2011 at 8:44 am
                iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii want it
                • IAMawesomeFriday, May 13, 2011 at 8:51 pm
                  COOLSOME SURPRISE!!!!
                  • ???Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 3:49 pm
                    Star Wars is the best movie saga ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                    • coinguyMonday, April 4, 2011 at 3:35 pm
                      it does not work because i dont need the seneors because i am god

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