Lego/metaio Augmented Reality "Digital Box" Leak

Lego and metaio are debuting this innovation in stores soon. It uses their augmented reality techniques to let kids see and manipulate an extremely detailed 3D version of the assembled model, by moving the box around in front of the display.

 

In other words - freaking whoa!

 

For more info see tinyurl.com/digitalbox

 

Disclosure: The Wishfarmers are humongous fans of metaio. ;)

  • Opensource Obscure 7y

    That's a smart use of AR technology - it really makes sense!
  • Unhacker 7y

    Yeah, "baby steps" may be the key to breakthrough adoption by the general population.

    Omg "baby" steps - I made a pun! Also, how spoiled are kids these days? We used to get line drawings with the disclaimer "not actual product"! ;)
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