Star Wars “R2-Q5” Virtual Keyboard

Japanese electronics brand imp. unveil the limited edition R2-Q5 Virtual Keyboard inspired by the chirpy droid from the Star Wars franchise, first appearing in Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. The gadget operates as a QWERTY keyboard when projected onto a flat surface, emitting the original voice of R2-Q5 when in use. Other technical specs include Bluetooth HID compatibility with both iOS and Android mobile devices, as well as Windows 7/8 and Mac OS X.


The R2-Q5 is scheduled to release on May 4 – the unofficial Star Wars holiday consciously chosen as per the iconic phrase “May the Force be with you” – and will retail at approximately $179 on Amazon USA.

Check out the promo video for the keyboard here.


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