This seems to be the first video showing Aldebaran’s full-sized humanoid actually walking. The software platform is partially shared with the two other models, Nao and Pepper. That could allow for easy deployment of existing apps to the bigger robot when it’s ready.
Star Wars’ new BB-8 droid is real and could be the robotic Christmas toy of 2015. Apparently based on technology from Sphero, let’s hope its designer comes up with a retail version.