CES 2016: Haier To Show Off R2-D2 Refrigerator, Life-Size And Remote-Controlled

Posted: Jan 5 2016, 8:04am CST | by , in News | CES


R2-D2™ Moving Refrigerator
Photo credit: Haier

During the CES 2016, Haier intends to show off its new R2-D2 Moving Refrigerator, and droid-shaped life-size fridge that is remote-controlled and able to move from one place to the other. The idea for the refrigerator is taken from Star Wars film, and the machine has lights and sound effects that reflect what viewers have seen in Star Wars.

The R2-D2 Moving Refrigerator is able to move under remote control influence in any direction while keeping drinks very chilled, and people can view movies or other presentations on its in-built projector. The movement and sound produced by the refrigerator reflect the technological expertise of its maker – the Haier Subsidiary Haier Asia in Japan.

The following is its serial number and specifications:

Product Name: R2-D2™ Moving Refrigerator
Model Number: ASR-RD6E(W)
Size: (W x D x H) 650 x 620 x 950 mm | 25.6″ x 24.4″ x 37.4″
Weight: (approx.) 55 kg (R2-D2 body only)
Fridge Capacity: (approx.) 6L (storage for six 350ml cans)
Refrigeration Temperature: (approx.) 7±3℃ (at room temperature of 25℃)
Power: AC100V (50/60Hz)
Battery: approx. 2 hours of movement on full charge
Self-Propelling Speed: 1 km/h max
Features: Refrigeration function, remote-controlled operation (movement, effects), projector video output


•    Brightness: 32lm
•    Quality: 720p HD
•    Contrast Ratio: 80000:1
•    Aspect Ratio: 16:9
•    Light Source: Laser diode
•    Supports Miracast for Android (not compatible with iOS devices)

Also Includes:

•    IR remote control (takes 2 AAA batteries)
•    AC adaptor
•    Battery charger
•    User’s manual
•    Certificate of authenticity
•    Serial number plate

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/52" rel="author">Charles I. Omedo</a>
Charles is covering the latest discoveries in science and health as well as new developments in technology. He is the Chief Editor or Intel-News.




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