Robot “R2-D2”

Made by Sphero
USA, 2015
Plastic
Gift of Sphero, 2018
Inv. 2018.24.3.1-2
© MAD, Paris / photo: Jean Tholance

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This robot represents the droid R2-D2, a key character of the Star Wars saga from the start.

Controllable by a mobile application or a bracelet, these robots move by remote-control, explore their environment alone, respond to vocal commands, and send holographic messages, very like their functions in the Star Wars films.