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Play.institute’s Cephas Howard on LEGO, Kickstarter and why comfort zones kill innovation

We caught up with Howard to learn more about how his time at LEGO shaped his approach to design, and what the future holds with his Play.institute.

Bandai Namco debuts new AR-infused play kit, tori

The set allows children to craft and play with real toys – like the tori Wand, tori Catapult and tori Spacecrafts – and engage with them in the digital space.

AR toys on the rise, according to Collabsco’s Connected Play Landscape 2019

“The connected play landscape was designed to provide a single, consolidated view of the companies and collaborators breaking barriers through the emerging technologies and the power of play,” said Collabsco’s Valerie Vacante.

Sensible Object acquired by Niantic

The firm behind Beasts of Balance and When In Rome will now operate as Niantic London.

LEGO Hidden Side to “break the mould” of AR play experiences

“We’re creating a new type of play where the physical world actually influences the AR layer, instead of the other way around,” said LEGO’s Tom Donaldson.

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