Sci-Fi Realism

With a boost from today's technology, franchise toys bring sci-fi concepts to life

Implications - Taking advance of the convergence of the tech world and the toy industry, brands are releasing products that bring sci-fi concepts from popular films to life. The integration of technology like holographs and drones is already intriguing to consumers, and the tie-in to popular franchises makes these advancements all the more exciting.
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42,252 Total Clicks
Nov 15 - Sep 16
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Intergalactic Holograph Displays - The Star Wars 3D HoloDisplay Projects Scenes from the Latest Film
SCORE 7
Warm 1,938 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 16
Intergalactic Holograph Displays
The Star Wars 3D HoloDisplay Projects Scenes from the Latest Film
Those who simply can’t get enough of the latest Star Wars film The Force Awakens are sure to adore the Star Wars 3D HoloDisplay that enables holographic capabilities. When activated, the... [More]
Laser-Deflecting Lightsaber Patents - This Disney Patent Would Let People Use Lightsabers on Lasers
SCORE 6.1
This Year and Warm 699 Clicks Pub: Aug 18, 16
Laser-Deflecting Lightsaber Patents
This Disney Patent Would Let People Use Lightsabers on Lasers
With Disney’s incredibly successful ‘Star Wars’ reboot capturing the imaginations of kids everywhere, the entertainment giant is working on innovative ways to make the franchise... [More]
Glowing Sci-Fi Toys - The Star Wars Millennium Falcon UV Light Laser Creates Galactic Scenes
SCORE 4.5
Average 577 Clicks Pub: Nov 14, 15
Glowing Sci-Fi Toys
The Star Wars Millennium Falcon UV Light Laser Creates Galactic Scenes
Kids will find the Star Wars Millennium Falcon UV Light Laser to be magical experience that they’ll want to recreate over and over again. Using the included films, users can essentially... [More]
Droid-Controlling Wearables - The Sphero Force Band Excites Star Wars Fans at CES 2016
SCORE 4.5
Average 327 Clicks Pub: Jan 6, 16
Droid-Controlling Wearables
The Sphero Force Band Excites Star Wars Fans at CES 2016
Some of the new characters and technologies that were introduced in the newest Star Wars film are also popping up at CES 2016—such as with the Sphero Force Band. Earlier this year, Sphero’... [More]
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