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Mar 14, 2019 7:51 PM 1+ mon ago

Adventurous taps live actors and AR to take families on high-tech scavenger hunts

Augmented reality looked like it was supposed to a ubiquitous success; Apple and Google and Facebook seemed to say so. But things are taking a bit of time to get kicked off, so the startups in the space are having to get real weird with it.

Adventurous is an augmented reality scavenger hunt geared toward families, but it drags in enough elements of the real world to make it a pretty robust experience. This isn't your typical AR phone app that you pop open once. For one thing, you have to be at a certain physical location in order to try it out, you have to make an appointment and, oh yeah, there are live actors involved.

This may be one of the more odd companies in Y Combinator's latest startup batch -- it's basically a kind of tech-enabled live ...

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