Parker, a classic teddy bear which becomes interactive by using augmented reality technology (AR) has launched in Australia. Available at Apple exclusively for A$89.95, it can be purchased online with delivery in time for Christmas.
Parker, Your Augmented Reality Bear
The bear is a soft plush bear designed for children three and up. It has no Wi-Fi, batteries, cameras or electronics inside. Parker may look like a classic teddy bear, however, offers unique interactive experiences using augmented reality technology.
Bring your child’s imagination to life through the magic of augmented reality on an iPhone or iPad.
By using a free app on your iPad or iPhone, Parker the bear can be reimagined in the world around you, offering fun, interactive and educational experiences. For example, children can become Parkers doctor by curing a tummy bug, cooling a fever or take Parkers temperature with an included special thermometer. They can also examine Parker’s bones and more.
The more they look after Parker the more the world around them becomes magical with special augmented reality effects. Parker also enables some interactive games and puzzles including connecting the dots, taking photos together, art and more.
Buy online and pricing
Parker, Your Argumented Reality Bear is available only at Apple in Australia at a price of A$89.95. Apple is offering free delivery or pick-up and extended Christmas returns until January 8th, 2018 on all purchases from their online store.