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Even Watson is playing Pokémon Go™.

At a recent hackathon, one creative Pokémon Go trainer figured out he could use Watson to find the rare characters in Pokémon Go. The hackathon winner set his phone to continuously send map screenshots back to the Watson Visual Recognition API where Watson looks for Pokémon by reading the image and then matching it against gameplay data to alert you when you’re close. The more people play, the more Watson learns to spot ‘em. Still no word on where Ditto is though.  

Watch how Watson does it →

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