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LeWeb: Get the kids outdoors for €299 (Augmented Reality)

Smart phones – are they the idea device for controlling remote control devices?

Take, for example this:

Controlled by an iPhone (works a little better in places without more than 3000 wifi connected devices…)

Toys have lost the war with video games, says Henri Seydoux of Parrot, that makes the device. This encourages children to get outside and play, because of the integration with the phone. And it can fly high – they have videos of it soaring over churches and the like.

So, how do the games work? Much like this:

They have an API for developers to build other apps that use it – as long as they promise not to use it as a weapon…


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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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