Over at ThinkGeek.com, the world's source for all matters of geekery, they are selling a scaled down interactive R2-D2 from Industrial Automaton. This voice-activated robot promises to obey all of your commands. For a mere $129, you can own your own R2 unit or give it to a loved one. Enjoy the test video of it in action!
Implications - The advancement of robot technology and the resurgence of the geek lifestyle have collided to create an optimal environment for designers to release products inspired by science fiction movies, comics and novels. Tech-savvy features like voice recognition ensure that these nerdy helper bots have a place in nearly any tech lover's home.