New SwapBots toy turns 3D printed blocks into magical characters using augmented reality

New SwapBots toy turns 3D printed blocks into magical characters using augmented reality

While fidget spinners may still reign as the top trending toy, the stress-relieving gizmos may soon have a new rival. Called SwapBots , this soon-to-be-released toy uses augmented reality to bring its physical components to life. Developed by a Liverpool-based startup, SwapBots could very well be the next big toy fad. By combining simple 3D printed blocks with an augmented reality mobile app, SwapBots allows users to not only physically play with the toys, but to engage with them virtually as well—battling other SwapBots and more. More than just bringing the toys to life with AR, SwapBots also lets […]

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