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.

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.

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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  • billie booTuesday, May 1, 2012 at 4:47 pm
    that was lame lots of people know that air is blowing up
    • thecarkid
      thecarkidTuesday, April 24, 2012 at 12:25 pm
      yes way
      • ishThursday, April 5, 2012 at 8:17 am
        No way!!!!!
        • slamdunkFriday, March 16, 2012 at 10:50 am
          amazing!!!!! i love it
          • E girlFriday, March 16, 2012 at 10:36 am
            SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LUV star wars! The BE-ST!
            • lovemom
              lovemomSaturday, April 28, 2012 at 6:14 am
              YOUR opinion
            • lukeFriday, March 16, 2012 at 7:36 am
              star wars is da best nothin better so dont argue. star wars is AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!
              • moonraven
                moonravenThursday, March 8, 2012 at 6:06 pm
                i have want that game and i love star wars. i grew up with it. i love star wars i loooooooooooooooove it!
                • scream8888
                  scream8888Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 7:55 pm
                  i have this
                  • seanMonday, February 27, 2012 at 4:54 pm
                    • wyattWednesday, February 22, 2012 at 10:21 am

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