Amass a Stormtrooper robot army with UBTECH

First Order Stormtrooper robotUBTECH has just let us know about their new First Order Stormtrooper Robot and companion app for iOS and Android. Oh, and it looks frikken  awesome.

UBTECH certainly know what they’re doing with robots. This latest addition to their range is certain to be a Christmas hit.

The First Order Stormtrooper features augmented reality (AR) capabilities, voice command, facial recognition, and sentry patrolling.

Furthermore, the interactive robot allows you to control your own personal ‘rooper and interact like never before.

I told you it was awesome! Check out the video for more:
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UBTECH First Order Stormtrooper

UBTECH Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper robotIt might look a little short to be a Stormtrooper, however it will keep things secure.

The robot hooks up using Wi-Fi but keeps everything locked down.

Moreover, it uses a platform encrypted to meet at least the minimum Advanced Encryption Standard of 128 bits.

Additionally, no data or personal information is saved to the robot or the companion app.

Here are some of the robot’s features in a little more detail.

First and Third Person AR (Augmented Reality) App Modes

Protect the First Order against the Resistance in your own room, issuing direct verbal orders, and launch attacks via the app interface in first and third person views.

Voice Commands

Speak directly to your Stormtrooper to interact in new ways.

Facial Recognition

Create a database of up to three faces. Note that the robot does not connect to the internet and stays within a closed network.

Sentry Patrolling

Order your Stormtrooper to patrol the designated area to detect and respond to intruders.

Price and availability

The Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Robot by UBTECH retails for £299.95 and is available for pre-order at

You can also order from: Amazon, Argos, Dixons, Very, Toys R Us, and Menkind.