Archive | January, 2013

Tokyo Newspaper: AR Reader App For Kids

29. January 2013

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The Tokyo Newspaper is suffering the same fate as many other leading city papers around the world, and the guys at Dentsu Tokyo have been trying to find new ways for the paper to connect with readers, when they came up with this, an Augmented Reality Reader app for kids, bringing a little extra life [...]

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Submergence Lights: An 8000 Light Installation

28. January 2013

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Submergence Lights is an art installation that explores the immersion and interaction within volumetric light based visuals, created through 8,064 individual points of light… So as you can imagine, it gets pretty intense at its max, but subtle and delicate when it wants to be. The art installation can track and follow human movement, or [...]

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Malaria: A Film of Origami, Kirigami & Time lapse

27. January 2013

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If you like craft, this post if for you. A short film called ‘Malaria’ is perhaps one of the most detailed, original, creative story telling interpretations that I’ve seen in a while, fusing a mix of Origami, Kirigami, Time lapse, Nankin illustration, Comic Books and Western Cinema to create a very cool story of Fabiano, [...]

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SlideShare: Chinese Social & Mobile Stats 2013

21. January 2013

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This is one of the most comprehensive (free) social, digital and mobile statistics presentations for China I’ve seen to date… At 211 slides, it’s going to take a while to get through it, but grab 2 coffee’s or trade it for a read over lunch. These Chinese Social, Digital & Mobile Statistics for 2013 go [...]

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WWF Together: iPad App Experience

21. January 2013

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Here’s a new iPad experience from WWF, called ‘WWF Together’ the app aims to connect users closer to their favourite animals, making the most cutting edge interaction design and the best possible hardware usage to create an innovative new experience… The app managed over 100,000 downloads in its launch weekend! Not bad! Created by the [...]

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McDonald’s: TrackMyMacca’s App

17. January 2013

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Here’s an interesting app that’s just been launched in Australia today. TrackMyMacca’s is a world first for McDonald’s as it takes Australians ‘behind the scenes’ of their meal, showing them where their food has come from. This app uses technology that accesses McDonald’s supply-chain and augmented reality to deliver interactive information about McDonald’s food. It’s [...]

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BMW iWindow Installation

17. January 2013

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Here’s a cool execution from BMW. They came up with the idea of the BMW iWindow to show the world what the future of driving could look like in New York. Using digital projection and motion detection technology they projected concept cars in real-time on a giant window. The cars were made to look like the real, future [...]

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Microsoft: illumiRoom Xbox Projection Gaming

16. January 2013

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This piece from Microsoft Research is gaining some momentum this week, called the ‘illumiRoom’, it uses a Kinect for Windows camera along with a projector to blur the lines between on-screen content and the environment the TV sits in, converging the virtual and physical worlds for an enhanced gaming experience…. No extra rendering or special [...]

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Delta: The Fly Delta iPad App Experience

14. January 2013

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Delta Airlines has launched an entirely new iPad experience this week called ‘Fly Delta’ and it delivers a little more than you’d typically expect. With everything from the latest deals, a completely socially connected experience, intelligent recommendations, localised entertainment, flight check-ins, boarding passes and a pretty cool ‘Glass Bottomed Jet’ feature that shows your exact [...]

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Soap: 2013 Top Digital Trends & Predictions

13. January 2013

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January. A time for everyone to either re-cap the previous year or think about the one that’s just started… And with that comes a host of new trends, predictions and highlights of what the year ahead might just look like… This time it’s Soap looking at the top 10 digital trends and predictions for digital [...]

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Infographic: Social Media Statistics for 2013

10. January 2013

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As we kick off 2013 it’s good to recap some of the impressive stats from 2012. Here’s a great infographic that visualises a piece by the Huffington Post – 100 Social Media Statistics to kick off 2013. A few of the highlights are: 1 Million websites have integrated with Facebook 23% of users check Facebook 5 times [...]

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Faktum Hotels: Book a Homeless Person’s Room

9. January 2013

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There are a tonne of ways to think about Charity Campaigns, but this one is just a tad different. Raising awareness for the Homeless in Gothenburg (about 3400 people), Forsman & Bodenfors created a booking website so that you can browse and book a homeless person’s bed for the night, just like you would any [...]

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Delta Lingerie: First Facebook Poke Campaign

7. January 2013

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The new Facebook Poke App is going to provide agencies with all sorts of new and innovative ways to get a special, one time message out there, even if its not available at mass as yet (you can only Poke 40 people at a time, before having to record an entirely new message). So check [...]

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Subaru EyeSight: Minicar Music Player Demo

6. January 2013

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Part ad. Part installation. Part awesome. This very cool feature demo from Subaru for their ‘EyeSight’ technology (which is basically a collision avoidance system powered by tiny depth sensitive cameras) where they’ve fitted a whole host of mini electric cars with the technology, along with weird but wonderful trigger sounds, and watched the scenario play [...]

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Sound Bottle: Remixing Everything It Hears

3. January 2013

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This is the coolest object I’ve seen in 2013 so far, and I suspect it might take some time to beat it! Re: Sound Bottle is an auto remixing object that can record any every day sound and then automatically remix it into a beat. It’s another arduino powered device, that acts as an interactive [...]

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