Archive | April, 2012

Chevy Sonic: The Street Art Robot Car

22. April 2012

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Chevy Sonic. Tick. Famous Street Artist. Tick. James Bond style transformer spray-paint weaponry setup inside the Chevy Sonic. Tick. What the?! Ok well, this is the Chevy Sonic Street Art Robot Car, created in partnership with Jeff Soto, a renown street artist, to create a world first paint-spraying robot car that can be controlled via [...]

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Buckwheat Groats: Million Dollar Menu (NSFW)

20. April 2012

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I swear that I don’t mean for ALL my Digital Buzz posts to center around rap music, but I just had to share this one. Between David Wittman (DJ Dave of Whole Foods Parking Lot fame) landing a commercial deal with Hyundai and Mac Lethal (The MC behind the Pancake-version of Look At Me Now) [...]

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Spotify Powered Interactive Music Poster

19. April 2012

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So you’re at work and the whole team is sharing the sound system, that’s cool, but what happens when a really crap song comes on? You can’t always get up, walk half way around the office and switch the track right? Well, now you kinda can, but you won’t be walking… Introducing Agency Republic’s interactive [...]

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TippExperience 2: Hunter and Bear’s Time Warp

19. April 2012

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Remember the TippExperience from just over a year ago? It was that very cool “Hunter Shoots A Bear” interactive YouTube campaign that finished up with something like 50 millions views.. Well, they are back, and this time it’s Hunter and Bear’s Birthday… Only this time, they are both in a world of trouble as a [...]

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Turntable Riders: Bicycle Powered Music Mixer

18. April 2012

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Now this is a pretty cool concept. Over in Japan, Cogoo, a bicycle sharing service, has created the world’s first device that transforms your bike into a DJ turntable. Check out the stunt above which shows this ‘Turntable Rider’ in action, combining two great elements of street culture, BMX and music. The ‘making of’ video [...]

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Coachella: Tupac’s 3D Holographic Cameo

17. April 2012

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3D Holographic technology has taken digital mimicry to a new level at this year’s Coachella Music Festival. Concert goers were surprised with an unlikely cameo during Dr. Dre’s set. In yet another Machiavellian appearance, sightings of legendary rap artist Tupac Shakur set Twitter afire last night. Although we can’t quite say he was there in [...]

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Smart Car “Pong” Gaming Installation

17. April 2012

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Smart Car has been getting some huge buzz around their animated twitter ads from Argentina, but this highly innovative piece of digital convergence might just beat it. It’s called Smart eBall, but think of it as a Smart Car controlled “pong” gaming installation, created to showcase the responsiveness of the new, third generation, electric Smart [...]

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Infographic: Fortune 500 Social Media Statistics

16. April 2012

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What social media sites are popular with the Fortune 500 companies? Here’s a nice infographic from Go-Gulf.com that shows some key social media statistics for the big corporate players.  A few key points: Only 23% have a corporate blog 58% have an active corporate Facebook account 62% have an active corporate Twitter account and have tweeted from [...]

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Introducing “LikeBelt” With NFC Based Sharing

15. April 2012

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If you’ve ever wished you could start hitting the “Like” button for things in the real world, well… Now you can, courtesy of the “LikeBelt” from the guys at Deeplocal, who’ve created a prototype belt and android app, complete with all the instructions you’ll need to start making it happen. If you can get past [...]

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Smart Car Argentina: Animated Twitter Ads

12. April 2012

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This might just be the most creative use of Twitter yet. Smart Argentina (you know the guys who build the tiny little cars?) have successfully created a very cool animated Twitter Ad built right into the brands stream… On first glance the ad is pretty simple, but as it gets going, you’ll follow the car [...]

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