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The R2-D2 Web Cam offers you your own Star Wars webcam droid with a lightsaber-style Skype-compatable phone.
The Force is with this Webcam
R2-D2 Webcam is controlled by a voice-enabled phone that looks like a Star Wars lightsaber. Made to work with Skype, this is an impressive, albeit costly (around $350) and fun webcam for the die-hard Star Wars fan.
The R2-D2 webcam be used to record and playback digital movies, take snapshots or even monitor your room remotely. The camera can tilt 72 degrees up and down, move forwards and in reverse, as well as turn a full 360 degrees.
Other Features of R2-D2
A clever feature of this webcam is that there are sensors on R2’s front leg that detect the edge of a table and automatically stops it from crashing to the floor, while also giving an audible warning. Nice feature for those who bought this thing and don’t want to accidentally send it spiralling to the floor! Continue Reading…