Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am – actual identify William James Adams Jr. – has expressed an curiosity in creating what he feels might be the successor to the wildly well-liked Pokémon GO.
The band have simply collaborated with Marvel on the comedian Masters of the Solar, which was accompanied to market by an Augmented Actuality app. Nonetheless, will.i.am reveals that he is removed from finished with the know-how, and cites Niantic’s smartphone smash as inspiration for his subsequent challenge:
We have now a brand new instalment of this mental property that we will carry to tradition in a while on this 12 months. For instance, there’s Spotify after which there’s additionally Deezer, Apple Music and Pandora. There’s Instagram tales, after which there’s Snapchat. For every little thing there’s one other factor. However Pokemon Go? What’s the opposite Pokemon? It doesn’t exist, proper? There is no such thing as a different that.
And that s*** made some huge cash. However no one is making an attempt to exit into the world and do this s*** as a result of to do this it’s important to have augmented know-how. I’m simply saying it’s important to begin to determine and see issues, set off issues and place issues. And it’s wonderful that there isn’t any different Pokemon Go. For every little thing you’ll be able to think about, there’s one other factor. Apart from that one. Wow it’s loopy!
Will.i.am has his fingers in loads of pies. In addition to music and trend, he is a giant fan of know-how and was appointed director of inventive innovation at Intel again in 2011. His smartphone accent firm i.am+ has been increasing in recent times, snapping up different corporations to extend its line of merchandise, which embody the smartwatch ‘dial’ and Bluetooth headphones BUTTONS.
He is clearly somebody with their finger on the heart beat, however may he probably problem Pokémon GO within the smartphone enviornment? Tell us with a remark.
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