As the virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality technologies mature, it will start to disrupt many existing industries. The toy industry might just be one of the biggest. The gaming headsets have been out for a while. Now companies such as Merge are developing toys for STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

Walmart will start carrying the new Merge AR cube. Depending on sales, this could start another very interesting consumer war. Just in time for Christmas. Maybe these types of toys might become the next Hatchimal of 2017.

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