Pokémon Go Leads the AR Revolution

Pokémon Go Leads the AR RevolutionI awoke the other morning and thought about how this Pokémon things is kind of dumb. Then I thought about all of the things we do that also seem dumb, fishing, hunting, golf (all of which I’ve done in the past.) Heck, I even know of a person that manages to get laid off during turkey season. Now THAT’S dumb. Well, this Pokémon craze isn’t much different. And, it does get the kids out of their bedroom. I’m all for it, as I am for fishing, hunting, golf, all in moderation of course.

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Six months ago when I claimed that augmented reality was the future of GIS and geospatial services, it was met with a few sniggers. This week has seen the arrival of Pokémon Go, one of the most popular games to hit the mobile phone market, and yes, it is augmented reality and yes, it is geospatial. It could well be the turning point for many geospatial companies. What is Pokémon Go? In case you have been hidden in a cave for the last 25 years, Pokémon is a game […]