Archive | July, 2011

Ibiza Parties: RFID Facebook Integration

31. July 2011

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With access to RFID technology and integration with social API’s becoming more mainstream, we will be seeing more and more experiential installations just like this, and no doubt, heavily populated in these kinds of party locations around the world! This is a great new example from the Ushuaïa Beach Hotel in Ibiza, a world first [...]

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OK Go + Google: Interactive HTML5 Music Video

31. July 2011

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The “OK Go” guys have a habit of creating highly shareable music videos, with their last one generating almost 30 million views on YouTube alone. So it was quite interesting to see them team up with Google to create an interactive HTML 5 experience as their latest music video. Called “All Is Not Lost” the [...]

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KRAFT Smile Tagging App: Grin and Share it.

31. July 2011

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Here is a slightly different way of aggregating and sharing your favourite links and content from across the interwebs! It’s called Smile Tagging, a Bookmarklet + Facebook app designed to share the smiles that the content you find online generates, and is part of the new ‘You know you love it.’ campaign from KRAFT Macaroni [...]

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Volkswagen’s Augmented Reality App

29. July 2011

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Volkswagen are promoting the big come back of their Golf Cabriolet with an augmented reality app. The French agency behind this concept is Paris based Agency.V. who have created a world first with this AR car showroom app for the iPad2, iPhone and Android. Once you’ve downloaded the app it lets you explore the vehicle [...]

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HTML 5 Youtube Banner With Geolocation

28. July 2011

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Here is the French winner of DoubleClick’s HTML 5 Banner Challenge, Biborg Interactive & Alpha Layer with their HTML 5 banner demo that invites users to fly over France by hot air balloon, discovering famous places, such as the Effel tower, Notre Dame de la Garde in Marseille or Le Château de Versailles from the [...]

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Toyota Prius Projects: Mind Controlled Bike

28. July 2011

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Toyota’s Prius Projects site has been around for a while now, and recently they’ve developed a few very cool projects, including a mind controlled bike from Parlee! Hot of the heels of B-Reel’s mind controlled slot cars, is this hand built Prius x Parlee bike that is controlled through an iPhone App, which in turn, [...]

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Isaiah VS Fabio in Old Spice Internet Duel

26. July 2011

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And so it begins… Isaiah Mustafa VS Fabio himself in a real-time streaming Old Spice Internet Duel at 12pm Noon EST. Wooo! It was only a matter of time until the guys at W+K took the new-look Old Spice campaign to a whole new level, and that they will in just a few hours time, [...]

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Citroen DS4 Seekers: Hide and Seek Campaign

26. July 2011

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Citroen have launched a new campaign for the DS4 called “DS4 Seekers” which is basically a huge game of hide and seek with virtual cars in the real world via mobile phones or online via Facebook. Each day players are given a virtual DS4 to hide on the real streets around them, and for every [...]

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Mountain Dew: Street Art meets Paintball

26. July 2011

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Here is a new campaign from Mountain Dew Energy UK. Centered around a Facebook app the campaign aims to find and showcase the brand’s official street artist. This hype video features the Graffiti Kings creating street art, using paintballs, in London’s graffiti hub, the Leake Street Tunnel. These featured artists, Knoxville and Grohl, were chosen [...]

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Infographic: The Social Travel Revolution

25. July 2011

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Social media can shape the way that we make our decisions on a day-to-day basis and this is seen very much in the travel industry. This great infographic from Swedish social travel startup Tripl demonstrates how interactions through social media are effecting this industry. A few key points of interest for me are: 72% of [...]

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Hugo Boss: Head Tracking YouTube Experience

24. July 2011

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Here is a different kind of YouTube experience from Hugo Boss for the new fragrance “HUGO Just Different”. The YouTube experience is created around an interactive film called “KINO” that essentially has 3 variations that can be instantly engaged at any time. Playing on the idea of seeing things differently, users control the the film [...]

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B-Reel Mind Tricks: Brain Powered Slot Cars

24. July 2011

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I love the Arduino board and we’ve been working on some very cool projects with it. So now that I’ve confessed my love, check out an experiment the guys at B-Reel have just completed using the Arduino board, Scalextric slot cars, Mindwave headset and some neat code to wrap it all together! B-Reel Performs Mind [...]

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The Multi-Touch Experience Cube

22. July 2011

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Here is a pretty cool trade show installation called the “Multi-Touch Experience Cube”. At first glance it’s a passive visual experience, but once users interact with any of the 23 LCD displays the room comes to life with the LED roof and visual effects mapped to user interactions. The LCD’s make up a 14m+ touch [...]

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Sony: World’s First Instagram Music Video

20. July 2011

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Addicted to Instagram and love music festivals? Well you might like this, Sony Music is giving you the chance to be part of a new crowdsourced Instagram video to be used for “The Vaccines” upcoming new single called “wetsuit”. You can submit photos live, just by shooting and tagging and photo through Instagram with #vaccinesvideo, [...]

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Infographic: The History of F-commerce

20. July 2011

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With F-Commerce being billed (and for some time now) as the next big thing, it’s interesting to take a quick look back at the short history of F-Commerce so far. And at the same time, with industry predictions at up to $30 billion in Social transactions by 2015, it’s even more interesting to note that [...]

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