Archive | July, 2011

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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NZ Airforce “Real World” YouTube Experience

19. July 2011

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Here is a YouTube experience with a difference from the Royal New Zealand Airforce. It’s part advergame, part digital installation and part old school scale model all tied together via a live streaming, fly-wire (if that’s what you call it!?) webcam, controlled through the YouTube game. Basically, they’ve given users the ability to fly a [...]

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3D Augmented Reality Video With Kinect + iPad

18. July 2011

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Here is an interesting augmented reality 3D Video Experiment. It uses an Xbox Kinect to map the video data, then uses the String Augmented Reality SDK to display what looks and feels like 3D video on the iPad, activated by a QR code. Pretty cool yeah? Well, if they’d mapped the person being recorded with [...]

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Toyota Japan: ToyToyota Backseat Driver App

17. July 2011

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If you can see past the cheesy demo video, you’ll find the first project out of Toyota’s new brand, ToyToyota, which has been created to develop innovative projects that showcase the toy inside Toyota while delivering fun and happiness to both kids and parents. It’s called the “Backseat Driver” an iPhone app that allows kids [...]

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Alienware Area 52: 3D Projection Mapping Event

16. July 2011

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I love projection mapping events. But, one of the things annoying me lately has been the constant “same same” of various installations from around the world, it’s like people cracked that perfect “wow” formula and stopped innovating. Sure, we’ve seen our fair share of really cool brand experiences lately, and there are always a few [...]

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100 Years: Pitch To David Ogilvy iPhone App

13. July 2011

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To celebrate David Ogilvy’s 100th birthday, Ogilvy have launched a fun iPhone app that allows any aspiring creative to pitch ideas via video call, straight to the great man himself. If you’re onto a good idea, you’ll know almost instantly, with praise from David Ogilvy among the rewards, but if not, and your idea sucks, [...]

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