Fantha Tracks TV: BB-8 builder Matt Denton

Matt Denton is one of the guys who bought us the wonder that is BB-8 but as I am sure you can imagine there is much to his portfolio of work than that. Mark caught up with Matt in Birmingham to talk about Lego, The Mantis Project and of course Star Wars.

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BB-8 App-Enabled Droid by Sphero with Trainer
  • Autonomous behavior - send BB-8 out to Patrol on its own, or even watch him move while charging
  • Holographic simulation - explore the star Wars galaxy with the app and the Droid trainer
  • Code BB-8 - Download the Sphero Edu app and use character-specific commands to program BB-8 and complete STEM activities
  • Watch With Me - View films from the Star Wars saga with BB-8 by your side
  • Authentic movement - the Tech within BB-8 allows it to roll and move his dome just like on-screen