By 20 November 2017 | Categories: Misc



Gammatek, a leading distributor of technologies and branded accessories in South Africa teams up with UBTECH Robotics, the global leader in intelligent humanoid robots, to bring UBTECH’s latest offering, the robotic Star Wars Stormtrooper, to South African Stars Wars fans. Featuring augmented reality (AR) capabilities, voice command, facial recognition, and sentry patrolling, the interactive robot allows users to control their own personal Stormtrooper and interact like never before. To see the Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Robot by UBTECH in action,

“We are thrilled to launch the Star Wars Stormtrooper Robot by UBTECH,” said James Chow, CEO, UBTECH. “Both Star Wars and UBTECH put a great focus on innovation and family-friendly technology. Together, we are delivering a new and interactive experience for Star Wars fans.”

Features of the Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Robot by UBTECH include:

  • 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 for immersive interactive app play.
  • Voice Commands: Speak directly to your Stormtrooper to interact in new ways.
  • Facial Recognition: Create a database of up to three faces using the facial biometrics feature for customized interactions. Note that the Stormtrooper Robot does not connect to the internet and lives within a closed network. 
  • Sentry Patrolling: Order your Stormtrooper to patrol the designated area to detect and respond to intruders.
  • Connect via secured WiFi on an encrypted platform: Platform encrypted to meet at least the minimum Advanced Encryption Standard of 128 bits and no data or personal information is saved to the robot or the companion app.

Gammatek’s Zev Cherniak says: “We are excited to bring Star Wars Stormtrooper to South African shores this summer. Star Wars fans will get a real kick out of controlling and interacting with their very own, lifelike Star Wars Stormtroopers. In addition to being the first licensed, Star Wars-based UBTECH robot, Stormtrooper features an unprecedented, interactive augmented reality gaming experience.

The Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Robot by UBTECH retails for R6499 and is available for pre-order at Incredible Connection, hi, ShopandShip and

Stormtrooper will be available across South Africa at Hamleys, hi, Incredible Connection, iStore, ShopandShip, and Toys R Us.

For more information on UBTECH and its complete line of robots, please visit



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