Imagine installing an app that lets you race cars in real life? When I found out about this it was as if I did a "double take" while reading. Yes, the Anki Drive Starter Kit comes with miniature hot-rods and a huge vinyl mat. The iOS app lets you control you car and shoot invisible lasers at other vehicles as well. Four people can play at once but if you want to play alone you can still race against AI-controlled vehicles. Anki promotes the system as a real life video game, but it could be opening up more doors for future gaming. The system starts at $199. For more info visit anki.com.
January 23, 2014