New York, NY – October 12, 2006 - mimoco and Lucasfilm Ltd. announced the officially licensed Star Wars-themed mimobot Designer USB Flash Drives at DigitalLife in New York City. Darth Vader is the first in the Star Wars mimobot® Series 1, marking the first time the Dark Lord of the Sith will appear on data storage devices in the U.S. In the coming weeks, three more Star Wars characters will be revealed, all of which will be available in 1, 2 and 4GB capacities. Preorders for the Darth Vader mimobots will begin today online at www.StarWarsShop.com. Prices range from $79.95 to $169.95.
By working with Lucasfilm Ltd., mimoco has recreated some of the Star Wars galaxy’s quintessential characters and fashioned them into the perfect mix of form and function. Using Darth Vader as a means of data storage and transport is guaranteed to intimidate all of your Rebel enemies and bring the dark side into your life. While adhering to the classic mimobot form, Darth Vader and the other soon-to-be announced characters have been specially designed to conform to Lucas Licensing’s exacting standards. The result is another of mimoco’s detailed and beautifully produced collectable USB Flash Drive series.
Continuing the mimoco tradition of packing mimobots with exclusive content, the memory keys will come preloaded with bonus removable Star Wars materials ranging from avatars and wallpapers to videos and soundbites. Each character is produced in a limited edition of only 2,500 to 3,500 units. These officially licensed Star Wars mimobot Designer USB Flash Drives are the ultimate in form, function, and fan fashion.