Archive | February, 2011

Konkreet Performer for the iPad

10. February 2011

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This is a pretty cool iPad app! Konkreet Labs, in Berlin, just announced the release of their iPad app Konkreet Performer. It’s described as a music control and performance instrument that connects the musicians actions directly with the music. It has been cleverly designed to take full advantage of the power of a multi-touch device [...]

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Video projection QR code launches music album.

9. February 2011

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Last Thursday, before the Super Bowl hype had fully set in and submersed us in advertising noise, RedLaser and Lupe Fiasco took over Union Square in New York with video projections, lasers and a custom QR code to promote the upcoming release of the artist’s latest album, Lasers.

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Volkswagen: Inside the VW Academy

8. February 2011

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The Volkswagen Super Bowl spots, featuring the Beetle and the Passat, have gathered significant buzz from the TVC’s. The digital angle is via it’s offical YouTube page, capturing viewers looking for the ads and giving them more, the VW Academy. The idea of the academy is to push viewers to see how the VW stacks [...]

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Facebook Gaming: 10 Facebook Games Stats

7. February 2011

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With Cityville reaching 100 million users in just 42 days (that’s 7x the number of people that live in the world’s largest city, Shanghai<Massage Shanghai>) it’s hard to ignore the continued Facebook gaming growth. Whether you love Facebook games or hate them they are fast becoming an integral part of the user experience. Social games-driven virtual goods [...]

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Samsung: Project Space Planes Is Live

7. February 2011

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If you’ve been following the Samsung Space Planes project you’ll be glad to know it’s well underway now, with the balloon making it to over 36,000 meters (right on the edge of space) with a successful deployment of over 200 paper planes laden with 8GB memory cards, each holding all sorts of great social content send in from [...]

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Old Spice: Super Fan Phone Call + The New Ad

6. February 2011

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Well here it is. The super fan phone call from the Old Spice man himself, to a very lucky 16 year old kid who’s just scored exclusive use of the new Old Spice Ad (called Scent Vacation) for the next few days (see it below). Interestingly, I’m not sure the gamble has payed off like [...]

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Honda Jazz: Interactive TV Ad / iPhone App

2. February 2011

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Here is something seriously cool. Honda has just unveiled an interactive TV campaign called “This Unpredictable Life” to launch the new Honda Jazz, and with that, an iPhone app that allows you to literally grab content from the ad as it plays. The campaign was created by W+K London and uses whats called “screen hopping” that works [...]

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The Mercedes-Benz Tweet Race Starts Today

2. February 2011

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You’ve probably already heard about the Mercedes-Benz Tweet Race… Well, it starts today, so make sure you jump onto the Facebook page, pick your team to tweet for and get ready to help power these cars to the finish line. The more positive tweets received, the more power the car gets, which shouldn’t be a problem [...]

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KIA: Augmented Reality TV Ads

1. February 2011

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Did anyone give this a try during the Australian Open? It was an ongoing “Augmented Reality” campaign activated via your Mobile phone, through the TV coverage of the grand slam event. Available for both iPhone and Andriod, any time you captured the KIA logo through the app, it would activate an interactive 3D Augmented Reality [...]

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