According to researchers, as children have replaced outdoor physical recreation with video games and internet surfing, the way they actually play has become more artificial. This has been connected to alarming rises in rates of childhood obesity, depression and aggression.
Enter Smartground, the creation of internationally acclaimed industrial designer Tamer Nakışçı. It is a physical playground that combines digital elements in an interactive environment. On it, kids get their digital fix while engaging in outdoor exercise and social interaction.