Toys again in the day have been relatively easy and low-tech; however, they have been nonetheless delightful all the identical. As of late toys have gotten extra Hi-tech, and Hasbro’s latest Iron Man helmet is a valid instance, allowing kids to expertise what it might be like to be Iron Man due to the use of augmented reality (AR).
As you can view in the photo above, the helmet is relatively standard fare, however, what makes it particular is the inclusion of a detachable sleeve that lets users slot in a smartphone, similar to how you’d use a Google Cardboard headset. There may also be a companion app that when mixed with the helmet, will make it seem like you’re inside Iron Man’s suit full with a HUD.
This will be a sport of types the place along with an Iron Man gauntlet strapped to your hand, and you possibly can intention on the unhealthy guys and fireplace away. That is made extra practical thanks to the addition of AR tags that helps the app monitor your hand’s actions. Sufficient it seems that Hasbro is not going to embody in-app purchases, that means that folks don’t want to fret about their kids by chance happening a shopping spree with their bank cards.
The release of the headset is together with the upcoming Avengers: Infinity Battle film which is currently slated for an announcement on the 25th of April, 2018.