25 March 2015

Awesome ‘Star Wars Droid’ Projects A Virtual Keyboard On Any Flat Surface

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If you are familiar with the Star Wars R2-D2 droid, meet his lesser known R2-Q5 counterpart, the astromech droid that worked for the Galactic Empire, which first appeared on Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

Japanese company Electronics brand imp. has released a limited edition ‘R2-Q5 Virtual Keyboard’, which projects a touchpad onto any flat surface, producing the original voice of R2-Q5 when in use.

It is compatible with iOS and Andriod mobile devices, as well as Windows 7/8 and Mac OS X—it is slated to launch on “Star Wars Day”, 4 May 2015, retailing at approximately USD$325.

Head over here to purchase the virtual keyboard.

Click play on the video below to see it in action.

[via HypeBeast]