This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
CNET News Video: Racing toy cars with iOS 7
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

CNET News Video: Racing toy cars with iOS 7

1:18 /

At WWDC 2013, Apple featured independent developer Anki Drive, with a demo of toy cars controlled by iOS.

Hi. This is Daniel Terdiman from CNET News and I'm here in San Francisco outside Moscone West where the Worldwide Developer Conference happened this morning. And one of the things we saw this morning was a demonstration of a technology called Anki. But what Anki showed on stage today was an example of something really we're talking about that brings it down to a consumer level. What we've basically got is a car racing game that happens in the physical world where each of these little cars, which is built with a combination of optical sensors, wireless chips, a micro-controller and motors, is able to interact with each other, completely independent of anything else that's going on around them. Anki impressed the crowd and really showed what the future of consumer robotics and artificial intelligence is. For now, Anki isn't telling us what they're gonna be working on in the future, but it's pretty easy to imagine a wide range of things that one could do with consumer-level robotics and artificial intelligence, whether it's games or toys. So, while we don't know what Anki will be doing in the future, Apple clearly seems to believe in them by giving them a very rare and exclusive space at the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote address. For CNET News, this is Daniel Terdiman in San Francisco.

New releases

Tips to stay safe on public Wi...
2:38 August 19, 2014
When you're away from home or work, free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient. But you do need to protect...
Play video
Retailer spills the beans on Moto...
4:59 August 19, 2014
Best Buy leaks everything about the Moto 360 ahead of their September 4thannouncement. Android Wear gets a...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 038: HitchBOT crosses...
24:10 August 19, 2014
On todays show, we celebrate hitchBOT's successful journey across Canada, ponder drone delivery and how it...
Play video
The Monoprice Dual Extrusion 3D...
3:57 August 19, 2014
CNET editor Dong Ngo demonstrates his expertise in 3D printing using the Monoprice Dual Extrusion and...whipped...
Play video
Sharp Aquos Crystal: A 5-inch smartphone...
1:11 August 19, 2014
Sharp's no-bezel smartphone offers premium design at an affordable price.
Play video
A drip brewing workhorse that delivers...
2:04 August 19, 2014
If you can't spend $200 and up on a premium drip coffee maker, the $129.99 Capresso MT600 quickly brews a...
Play video
Smarter driver: Are older cars...
2:48 August 19, 2014
Brian Cooley tells you why the age of your car can be a risk factor in staying safe on the road.
Play video
Sprint fires Framily, offers new...
2:57 August 19, 2014
Learn how Sprint's new Family Share Pack compares with other carrier plans and why its promotional prices...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre