Coming this year to Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios, you'll have the opportunity to relive the famous carbon freezing scene from The Empire Strikes Back with the "Carbon-Freeze Me" experience. This new experience was created especially for Disney Parks, and is part of our "D-Tech Me" line that uses technology to take personalization to a whole new level.Here's a video that shows what the experience is like.
Using state-of-the-art imaging technology, this experience casts your likeness as a three-dimensional, eight-inch figurine. At the "Carbon Freezing Chamber" (located adjacent to The American Idol Experience), several cameras will capture multiple angles of your face. The images are then reconstructed in a computer for processing, and, in approximately four weeks, the completed figurine is shipped directly to your house.
Each carbonite figurine is $99.95 (plus shipping). You can order additional figurines using the same image scan for $74.95 each. The replica figurine can be hung on a wall, just like the gangster Jabba the Hutt did in Return of the Jedi. Guests also receive a light-up wristband.
Personally, I have some reservations. I mean the actual "carbon freeze chamber" is on a stage with an empty seating area, like the Empire put the chamber in an abandoned theater, so it kind of lacks the atmosphere. And $100 is a liitle steep to me. And the figure is only eight inches tall. But at the same time, this seems like a once-in-a-lifetime experience to get your own Star Wars action figure.
What do you think? Would you carbon freeze yourself?
[Via YouTube via Inside the Magic via Scifi Storm]
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