By Rik Henderson | Pocket-lint –
The Wand Company, the firm that designed and released the universal remote control shaped into a wizard’s magic wand, has signed a deal with the BBC to create a new infrared device that’s shaped like the latest Doctor Who’s Sonic Screwdriver.
Named in a “does what it says on the tin” fashion as the Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control, it has been shown for the first time at Comic Con in San Diego, and is available for pre-order now from Firebox.com for £59.99 (it’ll also be available on ThinkGeek for US customers).
It is made from die cast metal with polished copper plating and a soft grip, and responds to flicks of the wrist in order to change TV channels and volume or control a host of other AV equipment.
The remote is fully programmable and comes with 13 pre-installed special FX sounds from the series