The Super Bowl is typically one of the most highly viewed sporting events of the year and Super Bowl LI was no different. Millions of North Americans tuned in last weekend to watch as the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons went head to head on the gridiron for football glory. But even with great hits, incredible passes, a legendary catch, and Lady Gaga, there was something else stirring a buzz around the halftime show: drones.
Sometimes trends take a while to set in, other times they happen almost overnight. This Summer, Nintendo and Niantic (creators of Ingress) launched their new augmented reality mobile game, Pokemon Go, here in Canada. As I’m sure you’ve learned by now Pokemon Go sends users out into the world to collect and battle cartoon creatures in an effort to “catch them all”. While augmented reality (AR) isn't exactly new the massive success of the game has shown how powerful and engaging a tool it can be.