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Niantic CEO wants users to play Pokémon Go on internet-connected contact lenses someday


Reports suggest Pokémon Go just surpasses $ 160 million in revenue worldwide, or at least the parts of the world it’s currently available in. Niantic CEO John Hanke’s vision, however, was of something even bigger: an app that required a special internet-connected contacts and involved spending big at businesses promoted within the game all while cleaning up local communities in the process. Hanke reportedly wanted gamers to rock the custom lenses in an effort to completely augment the game by requiring nothing more than looking around you, rather than at a mobile phone. That was the point of the game after all, to get people out…

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