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A new phase in Atari's history begins


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#1 Rowsdower70

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Posted 03 June 2016 - 06:45 PM

"The latest entrant in the Internet of Things is legendary gaming company Atari, which plans to make consumer devices that communicate over the SigFox low-power network.

The devices will be for homes, pets, lifestyle, and safety. Over the SigFox network, users will be able to see the location and status of their devices at all times, the companies said. They’re set to go into production this year."

http://www.computerw...-power-network/


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#2 The Professor

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Posted 03 June 2016 - 07:15 PM

I'll bet money this is just a licensing deal with someone else using the Atari name on their product.
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#3 Rowsdower70

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Posted 03 June 2016 - 07:54 PM

I'm sure you're right, I'm just not sure how the name of a legendary video game maker is going to help sell safety and pet products. :)


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#4 Lost Dragon

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Posted 04 June 2016 - 03:42 AM

It's marketing :-)

You can bet that if there is a single straw to be clutched, in terms of them looking for an angle to sell product, they'll go for it.
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#5 RickR

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Posted 04 June 2016 - 06:20 PM

A piece of my childhood just turned into safe dog poo. 


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