I’d like to introduce you to Anki. It’s a physical/digital game and its controlled by AI. Why do I love this? It’s simple, elegant, addictively fun and I couldn’t work out how it works just by looking at it. We have been playing with this in the office. A lot.
The cars detect codes that are part of the track and that allows them to determine their position on the race track. It communicates that back to your phone and you play via an app. As you get better your experience gets better, you earn upgrades, and of course the software keeps updating so it’s a toy that gets better the longer you have it.
Yet another development in the world of connected devices which proves that it’s not all about fridges and garage doors.