Archive | March, 2011

Lynx: Augmented Reality Angel Ambush

15. March 2011

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At first this felt like another flash mob build up, but it’s anything but. Lynx have just rolled out an interesting experiential campaign featuring the Lynx Excite Angels, this time with an Augmented Reality twist that sees people interacting directly with the angels via a digital video billboard. As passers by walk onto the Lynx [...]

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GT5: Google Street View Web Banner

14. March 2011

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Here is a different kind of banner, created for the launch of Gran Turismo 5, it enables users to experience some of the worlds most famous race tracks through a Google Maps banner campaign, aiming to highlight the photo realistic gaming experience that the new Gran Turismo 5 provides. And while the banner is probably [...]

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Diesel Island: Join the Land of the Stupid

13. March 2011

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Diesel has launched their latest campaign; Diesel Island: Land of the Stupid, Home of the Brave. An interesting microsite concept to showcase items from their new range, on top of a pretty cool video the site takes you through the island’s history (including a suitably stupid national anthem), island street view that manages to take [...]

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Volkswagen: Virtual Test Drive Inside Print Ad

13. March 2011

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Who said print ads were dead? Well, not the ones that are digitally activated anyway! Volkswagen in Norway have launched what they claim to be the worlds first test drive inside a print ad, and while I think that might just be debated by a few people, there is no doubt, this a seriously cool [...]

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Hot Wheels 3D Projection Mapping in Sydney

11. March 2011

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I may be biased because this was in Sydney last night, but this installation from Hot Wheels is probably one of the best 3D projection mapping events I’ve seen yet, and certainly the fastest! Muse Amsterdam teamed up with Hot Wheels to for a secret race with the Skull Racers destroying Customs House at Circular Quay and [...]

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Mercedes-Benz: Transparent Walls Installation

9. March 2011

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Mercedes-Benz have created an innovative digital installation to showcase a new feature called “pre-safe”, an automatic detection system looking for road danger, that actually has the power to take control of the car to avoid possible incidents, like say, emergency breaking. So, the guys at agency Jung von Matt/Elbe in Germany, created “Transparent Walls” in busy suburban streets to help [...]

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Lipton Ice Green Tea: Positive Projects Sydney

9. March 2011

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Here is something pretty cool, different, green and local from Lipton, who have just launched their first “positive projects” urban arts initiative here in Sydney. While at first this might just look like a huge mural, it becomes a living, breathing “green” work of art on the streets of Sydney. It’s the first in a serious of new “green” [...]

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Mobile Report: In-Depth Mobile Web Typology

8. March 2011

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Here is potentially the first “Mobile Web User Report” of 2011, featuring in-depth responses from almost 2,000 people in Germany and the UK. The report, which was created by the guys over at MRM Worldwide, provides an interactive dashboard to help you deep dive into the stats, however you will have to register (for free) [...]

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AXA: Interactive TV iAd Experience

7. March 2011

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Here is another pretty cool campaign from AXA in Belgium on the back of some great recent work. It’s what they are calling an iMmercial, which makes no sense, but sounds fantastic, creating an interactive experience from a live TV ad using QR codes and your iPhone. When you scan the QR code during the TV [...]

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Beyond Earth Hour: iPhone and Android apps

7. March 2011

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Earth Hour is just a few weeks away, and they are about to release a neat iPhone App to help extend the event beyond a single hour as part of “Beyond The Hour“. The app will provide users with the ability to explore the worlds pledges that have been submitted online or via the app, [...]

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Old Spice: Behind The Scenes Video

6. March 2011

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I thought it might be nice to start the week with something a little different, so here is the Old Spice behind the scenes video that was released last week, giving just a little insight into the Old Spice world while reminding us that there is still some cool stuff on the way. That’s a pretty cool [...]

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Splinter Cell: World’s First Layar AR game

5. March 2011

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Here is an interesting take on alternate reality campaigns. For the launch of the latest Tom Clancy game, Splinter Cell Conviction, UBISOFT teamed up with Layar to create the worlds first AR game on the popular Augmented Reality iPhone platform called Layar. The game challenged players (and the media) to follow clues that were delivered [...]

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Volkswagen Fox: Twitter Zoom Campaign

2. March 2011

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Volkswagen Brazil recently sponsored the biggest music festival in Sao Paulo, the (sold out) Planeta Terra Festival, where they decided to promote their coolest young car, the Fox, through a seriously good mashup of Twitter, Google maps and real world prize locations. Volkswagen hid secret tickets across the entire city, and then displayed them on [...]

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Facebook: Plant/Life Balance Campaign App

1. March 2011

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Today we are launching a pretty cool social campaign designed to help people Increase their Plant/Life Balance. It starts off with a 20,000+ plant give away at major train stations across Australia, with each plant having a special code to be activated through a Facebook app that aims to combine the digital and physical words into an innovative social [...]

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AXE Excite iAd Demo

1. March 2011

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Here is AXE’s first iAd, launched as part of their latest campaign (see below, they are the European version of Lynx). On first impression it’s not nearly as in depth and engaging as some of the previous iAds I’ve posted, it’s essentially just serving as a branded content piece. The app lets you engage with the famous AXE angels [...]

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