AI & Robotics = Games

What happens if you mix rudimentary robotics capabilities & functionality with a novel smartphone / tablet control system?

You create an exciting game and possibly start a new trend!

This is what start-up Anki is doing with their brand new AnkiDrive offering.

What is it you ask?

Well think of the old slot car racing sets ( from the likes of Scalextric for example) brought to the 21st century. Take a look at the following video (from the 2013AppleĀ  WWDC) to witness it in action.

If the concept intrigues you take a look at the science behind it.

And finally here’s an view behind the scenes with the creators.

I personally love it and can’t wait to get my hands on a set. What do you think?

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