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VIDEO: Gaming meets real-life racing with Anki Drive

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On December 20, 2013 @ 10:56 am In The Roadologist | No Comments

(Photo: Anki via Autoweek) [1]

(Photo: Anki via Autoweek)

If you’re looking for a last-minute holiday gift for a gamer or car enthusiast, startup company Anki may have your solution.

Released in October, Anki Drive is a game that combines a miniature race track with a video game.

Autoweek reports [2] that the game “uses artificial-intelligence-equipped robotic cars on a rollout track that can be played with one to four players using Bluetooth and Apple’s iPhone.”

The $199 game comes with a 102-inch by 42-inch roll-out track, two hand-painted cars (Anki calls them “characters”), a charging pod, tire cleaner and a quick-start guide. Two extra characters are available for $69 each.

The game is sold at all Apple stores and online.

Watch the video to the right to learn more about Anki Drive. For more videos and information, read Autoweek’s full report [2].

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[1] Image: http://www.equipmentworld.com/files/2013/12/Anki-Drive-characters.jpg

[2] Autoweek reports: http://www.autoweek.com/article/20131018/CARNEWS01/131019794

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