Israel’s Kipee makes electrically conductive ink and other technology to transmit information between a physical board game and a TV screen. This eliminates the intermediary step of traditional DVD games that require you to skip around using the DVD remote control when instructed to do so by the game.
Iceland’s SagaMedia, who recently produced a successful word game called Alias, has created a prototype game called Safari Ranger using Kipee’s technology.
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The first boardgame that I know of that uses electronic ink is 2003′s King Arthur, designed by Reiner Knizia.
Unfortunately it wasn’t a great game, so not much followed. Perhaps a new round of electronic ink games is on the way.