“R2D2 home entertainment projection system (shipping in March at a $2,500 suggested
retail), will incorporate a DVD player with multiformat compatibility and a
unique remote control that is shaped like the Star Wars Millennium Falcon
In addition, the R2D2 system will play back all 12 of R2D2’s noises from
the movie, to add to the illusion of a fully functioning robot. Using the
remote, users can drive the motorized projector from room to room.
The R2D2 system features a dock for a video-capable iPod so that stored
MPEG-4 video files, music files or digital photos can be played back on a big
screen. It also includes built-in slots for SD and Memory Stick flash cards and
has a USB input.