Come September the BB8 Sphero is back and better than ever. Showcased in its prototype form at CES in Vegas earlier this year, the droid has been a major hit with Star Wars lovers all over the globe.

This year the droid will be controlled via hand gestures thanks to a wearable remote attached to your wrist in the form of a bracelet. The tool that looks like a fitness tracker measures hand orientation in order to control BB8 in its flight across the room.

The droid will also include a Watch With Me Feature where BB8 tunes in to any Star Wars film and immediately recognises where you are up to and issues reactions.

Check out more of BB8’s adventures here

Here at IWOOT we can’t wait to meet the new BB8 baby, let us know what you thing on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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