Star Wars droid BB-8 is real, powered by Sphero #Robotics
Cnet has the story on the BB-8 droid from the new Star Wars film – check it out here!
The rolling-ball droid spotted in the latest Star Wars teaser trailer is a real robot prop. In this CNET Update, learn how the Sphero toy helped bring BB-8 to life. (And just imagine the future toy possibilities!)
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