Archive | August, 2013

YouTube: The Missing Person Pre-Roll

30. August 2013

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In a World First Pre-Roll campaign on YouTube for the Australian Federal Police, VML have launched ‘The Missing Persons Pre-Roll’ during Missing Persons Week, aiming to amplify the search to gain new information and leads on over 1,600 long term missing persons in Australia. The Missing Persons Pre-Roll was geo-targeted to focus on the locations [...]

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Infographic: How To Get Your Content Shared

27. August 2013

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If you’ve ever wondered exactly how sites like Mashable get some much social traction, this might just help give you a little insight into it, and to be honest, it’s not an art, it’s a science, knowing post by post exactly what gets the most sharability per post… Then doing more of that! Hence, my [...]

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BabyX: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

26. August 2013

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TEDxAuckland has presented us with BabyX. A virtual baby, represented by a 3D face on a screen, powered by artificial intelligence, that is able to interact with the world around her via a suite of sensors, allowing BabyX mimic the actions and interactions of a real life baby. Fibre optic cables light up to represent [...]

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Airbnb: The World’s First Vine Video Film

25. August 2013

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Airbnb have started a world first film contest, challenging users to help shoot 6 second vine videos that will contribute to a short film about Travel, Adventure and finding your place in the world. Each day on Airbnb’s twitter account, they’ll post a new Vine Video Challenge and await everyone to respond with 6 second [...]

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Nike Presents: Just Do It ‘Possibilities’ Challenge

25. August 2013

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Wow. Is pretty much all I can say about this film from Nike. It’s called Nike ‘Possibilities’ a celebration piece that drives you to take part in Nike+ challenges the world over, against your friends. The 25 year celebration film of ‘Just Do It’ pushes you to be a little faster, go a little higher, [...]

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Introducing Internet.org Facebook’s New Play

21. August 2013

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So Mark Zuckerberg has been busy rounding up some of the world’s biggest mobile and internet companies to create Internet.org who will champion brining low-cost internet connectivity to the next 5 billion people in the developing world… It’s kind of a little like the Google Loon Project? Make sure you head over to Internet.org and [...]

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The Wolverine Experience: Kinect Powered Kiosk

20. August 2013

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Comic-Con as you guys probably know, is an epic nerd fest with events around the world. So what better to get them excited about the new Wolverine movie, than placing huge interactive, Kinect powered gaming kiosks at each of the Comic-Con locations from Brazil to India and everything in between, where fans can put themselves [...]

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Coca-Cola: Meet The Social Robot

19. August 2013

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Imagine a robot avatar that participates in activities for you, when you can’t actually be there in person… Meet Coca-Cola’s Social Robot, that allowed teenagers in Israel to join in the fun of the Coca-Cola Summer Love Festival, from their computers at home… The Social Robots allowed teenagers to virtually walk around the festival by [...]

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Castle Lite Beer: Mind Reading Beer Machine

19. August 2013

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Beer vending machines? Sure, but how about a Mind Reading Beer Pouring Machine? Yeah, here it is, created by Castle Lite, the ‘Extra Cold Mind Reader’ installation challenges people to think about how cold they want their beer, the colder their thought process, the more beer the mind reading machine pours! Pu,ping out hundreds of [...]

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Amstel Beer: ‘Take A Pause’ Vending Machine

16. August 2013

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Wish a vending machine would give you a free beer? Most people would, and you’d also expect to have to complete a challenge or something similar to get it right?! Well, sometimes you just need to make cool vending machine simple, and this one from Amstel Beer, does exactly that. Introducing Amstel Pause, an interactive [...]

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BlinkDrink iPhone App: Music Activated Drinks

15. August 2013

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Yes, someone finally did it. An iPhone App that lights up your drink at a bar to the music that’s playing in the venue… Annoying Huh? Because I know a whole bunch of you have had this exact same idea, even I have, so it’s always annoying when you see your idea done… But the [...]

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Adidas: The New Speed of Light

14. August 2013

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We’ve seen LED surfers and now we are getting LED soccer players, lighting themselves up to create beautiful pieces of film for fans around the world. The New Speed of Light film captures the footballing genius of Leo Messi like you’ve never seen before. Exploring the moves that make him the best in the world [...]

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Coca-Cola: The Personalised Road

12. August 2013

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Playing on the back of things like ‘Share A Coke’ made famous in Australia, Coca-Cola in Israel have created ‘The Personalised Road’ a long popular strip of billboards that have been converted into personalised Coca-Cola messages for anyone who downloaded and connected to the app. Using geo-fencing, whenever a consumer approached the billboard, their phone [...]

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Fi Prototype: The New Wacom.com Experience

11. August 2013

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I’m starting to fall in love with these great UX/UI videos showcasing new builds or prototype experiences for brands and industries. Here’s another one, this time it’s a showcase of the new Wacom.com Experience, which focuses on finding new ways to allow people to explore and interact the Wacom products we all use every day. [...]

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SMTH App: The Phone Throwing Challenge

7. August 2013

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You’ve probably never seen an app like this, and I’m not even sure you’ll use it, but damn you’re going to think about it! SMTH (short for Send Me To Heaven) is an Android App that measures how high you can throw your phone! Then, if you don’t drop and smash it, you’ll get the [...]

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