Archive | July, 2012

Nissan: FlashForward Facebook Matcher

31. July 2012

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Nissan Australia has just launched a new promo called ‘FlashForward’, a Facebook Connect powered experience that helps match you with your future Nissan. After you connect and the site trawls your timeline, you’ll get a glimpse into how your life might just look over the next 12 months with your new Nissan, and if you’re [...]

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Infographic: Statistics From Cannes Lions 2012

30. July 2012

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This just my be our longest post ever, a full 40,000+ pixel wrap of all that happened in Cannes, from the agencies that attended, delegate demographics, what won, what didn’t, the most creative countries, presentation topics, speakers, sessions, full social buzz wrap and every other piece of detail you can imagine. All pulled together by [...]

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Intel ‘Me The Musical’ Facebook Experience

29. July 2012

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Here is the latest Intel social experience, this time as ‘Me The Musical’ where a simple Facebook Connect generates a pretty catchy animated musical video powered by the content on your timeline. Telling a story from the day you were born through to today, highlighting various global hits, technology feats like the start of the [...]

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Google Fiber: The Next Chapter of the Internet

29. July 2012

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So you’ve probably heard that Google is launching its own Fibre network in Kansas City, well here it is, with Google starting to ramp up information around the massive project, starting with this video, Introducing Google Fiber: The Next Chapter of the Internet, upping Internet speeds by upto 100x. The installation is of course real, [...]

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Volkswagen Up: A Scream Powered Olympic Car

28. July 2012

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For Dutch people wanting to score tickets to the London Olympics to cheer their country, here’s your best chance yet with “Up! Holland Up!”. Volkswagen have created a sound/scream powered car and are giving you the chance to post your fastest 100m sprint time for the chance to win tickets. Volkswagen have removed the all [...]

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Stanley: The Tweet Powered Interactive Piano

24. July 2012

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Check out Stanley, the world’s very first tweet powered interactive Piano! As a connected object, Stanley is reliant on the us to activate him, all by a simple tweet to @StanleyPiano, upon which he will swing into action as he works through the song requests of the twittersphere, playing them via a host of mechanics [...]

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SlideShare: Fortune 100 Social Media Stats 2012

23. July 2012

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If you’ve ever wondered what the Fortune 100 companies are doing with Social Media, this is your report, a health check for 2012 showcasing Fortune 100 data from Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest, to see where the growth is, how they are using it and what’s actually working, with 6 key insights and a [...]

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Audi City: Digital Car Showroom of The Future

23. July 2012

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The new Audi City ‘Digital Showroom’ has been around for a few days now, but weirdly hasn’t had the traction I expected it to get with just over 10,000 views on YouTube so far. But when you do look at this, it’s brilliant, a new form of retail experience for a car brand, one that [...]

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Perception: An Interactive Billboard Experience

22. July 2012

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My obsession with the convergence of the physical and digital world’s seems to be catching on! Ok, I didn’t create the trend, but I sure got in early and we now see a tonne of convergence pieces here at Digital Buzz. And this one, to showcase a new TV series called ‘Perception’ in NYC, is [...]

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Google: The Exquisite Forest Experiment

22. July 2012

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How many of us have had this idea before? I’ll claim to, but never could quite wrangle the resources to create it, then along came Google (with a few partners and a tonne of resource) to create The Exquisite Forest, a Chrome Experiment no doubt, where a HTML 5 drawing application meets animation engine to [...]

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Goertz: The Augmented Reality Shoe Store

21. July 2012

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How does a German online shoe store grab some attention in the real world? Well, a virtual shoe fitting installation makes sense right? Yep, here it is, the Virtual Shoe Fitting Store from Goertz, an Augmented Reality, Microsoft Kinect powered installation that is plugged into a giant screen, then rolled out as virtual shoe stores [...]

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IKEA: The 2013 Interactive Catalogue App

19. July 2012

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Here’s a nice move from IKEA to add some interactivity to their catalogues. This video shows a preview of their new app that will bring the IKEA catalogue to life with a collection of additional content for viewers. Users can download the IKEA app and use it to unlock videos, interactive experiences, photo galleries and [...]

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Volkswagen: Voice Activated Interactive Banner

18. July 2012

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Here’s an innovative way for Volkswagen to promote their voice control function within their new ‘Touch Phone Kit’. German agency Agenta Agenturgruppe developed this interactive banner campaign that enables users to video-call their Facebook friends, all from within the banner. The Volkswagen Touch Kit is a new accessory that can be installed in the users [...]

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Goodyear: ‘Control Freak’ Live Test Drives

16. July 2012

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Here’s a different kind of way to sell tyres from Goodyear, test drives! A bit weird right? It almost sounds too generic… Well, maybe not when you’ve placed the new Eagle F1 tyres on a top of the line BMW sports edition and setup a crazy stunt track to demo the tyres on with unsuspecting [...]

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Infographic: Social Gaming Demographics 2012

15. July 2012

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With the social gaming revolution expanding day by day, I thought it would be useful to see the latest demographics and statistics around who is actually playing them with this Infographic on Social Gaming Demographics for 2012.  It’s interesting to note that: 58% of Social Gamers are over 40 years old 29% are Married with children [...]

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