Anki is a company based in Silicon Valley that develops robotics and artificial intelligence. Today Anki announced its bringing their consumer robotics range to Australia. Robotics and A.I. combine here for an interesting take on gameplay in the physical world, by blending the best of toys and video games into a unique...
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