Archive | September, 2013

Heineken: The Time Travel Booth

30. September 2013

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Welcome to Heineken’s ‘Time Travel Booth’ powered by the new Leap Motion device that just about everyone in our agency has, but no-one has an actual use for! This event in Taipei, was to celebrate the 140th Birthday of Heineken and invited people to travel back in time to explore the secret ingredients of the [...]

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MINI: The ‘Salute’ Digital Billboard Campaign

25. September 2013

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Here’s a showcase of the latest funky MINI campaign in the UK, that celebrates the NOT NORMAL relationship MINI fans have with their cars, with MINI taking over a tonne of digital billboards with professional spotters and special cameras designed to spot and reward MINI drivers. I love this! Created by the guys at IRIS [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S4: The Smart Phone Line

24. September 2013

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You know those stupidly long lines every time a new phone is launched? Well, imagine if you could line up virtually? That’s exactly what Samsung did for the new Galaxy S4 launch in New Zealand…. Just join to the ‘Smart Phone Line’ to take your place and battle to become the very first person to [...]

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Yahoo!: The World’s First ‘Hands On Search’

23. September 2013

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Introducing the world’s first hand on search, allowing visually impaired children in Tokyo to search with their hands. The vending machine-like pod recognises your verbal search, then recreates with a 3D printer. For the first time, visually impaired people will be able to touch what they can’t see, anything from giraffes to skyscrapers… Yahoo! also [...]

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Twatter: 2013 Australian Election Twitter Battle

22. September 2013

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Twatter is a cool web app that measures and visualises real-time political chatter on Twitter during the 2013 Australian Elections. Yep, I’m way late in posting this one considering we already have a new Prime Minister, but I wanted to get it up for the archives at least (sorry Russ!). Created by DAN.

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Colour Chasers: Robots Turn Colour Into Sound

18. September 2013

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Yuri Suzuki has created ‘Looks Like Music’ which is an audiovisual installation that consists of miniature robots which detect and follow a hand made circuit – a black line traced in marker pen – interspersed with coloured reference points that the device translates in sound in real time. Each robot has 2x Arduino-powered sensors to [...]

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Volvo Trucks: The Hamster Stunt Video

17. September 2013

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It’s all about branded content this week, and Volvo Trucks are jumping in on the action again with this new stunt to showcase their dynamic steering feature… which is meant to be lite, so lite that a hamster could steer the entire truck up a mountain! Racking up 2 million views in the first week, [...]

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Chipotle: The Scarecrow Mobile Game Trailer

16. September 2013

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With over 3 million views in just a few days, this superb new film from Chipotle, which acts as a companion film for Chipotle’s new mobile game called ‘The Scarecrow’… A bold move, which wouldn’t have come cheap, but placing ‘content’ at the core of their new campaign is perhaps likely to see them back [...]

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Arcade Fire: Interactive Mobile Music Video

15. September 2013

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Arcade Fire’s new interactive music video is called ‘Just A Reflektor’ and it’s been going off across the internet over the last few days, after the guys at Unit9 and Google Creative Lab’s Data Arts team, came together to create a whole new way of experiencing a music video on your desktop, by expanding the [...]

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Lexus: First Life-Sized, Real-Time Video Game

11. September 2013

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This is a very cool use of projection mapping from Lexus, Italy. To promote the new Lexus IS Hybrid, Lexus created “Trace Your Road,” an experiential life-sized video game event featuring Formula 1 driver, Jarno Trulli. “Trace Your Road” saw Trulli take on a series of improvised racetracks, each one designed by one of ten [...]

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Nissan: Introducing The NISMO Smart Watch

10. September 2013

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Forget that Samsung thing… Nissan have just one-upped it, with the Nissan NISMO Smart Watch that connects the driver to their high performance car in a way never seen before, ultimately taking the wearable tech trend to new heights, not just in technology, but in design too, as this is easily the best looking smart [...]

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Clouds Over Cuba: An Interactive Documentary

9. September 2013

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A cross-platform experience to showcase just how close the world came to Nuclear War, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, produced by the JFK Presidential Library. You are invited to explore 15 in-depth chapters of the crisis, with over 200 archived images, videos and sound recordings. Each, can be automatically synced to [...]

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Infographic: Vine Videos – The Facts

8. September 2013

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Whether Vine is already part of your video strategy or not, this infographic will help, looking the best brands on Vine and the way they are using the six-second video sharing platform. Vine, launching in late-January, opened up opportunities for brands to drive engagement with its post-integrated 6-second media format. As this infographic shows there [...]

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Volkswagen Bannerbahn: Live Banner Challenge

5. September 2013

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Catch a Volkswagen GTI in a Banner to win it. Yes, Volkswagen Netherlands are launching the new GTI in a Banner via an online race, set in the physical world. The 4 most popular Dutch websites were painted on the runway of an airport, each 20 metres wide and 25 metres long. On race day, [...]

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Infographic: The Conversation Prism v4

2. September 2013

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The Conversation Prism infographic is a visual map of the entire social media landscape, created by Brian Solis and visualised by JESS3. This is version 4.0 and forms part of an ongoing study in digital ethnography that tracks dominant and promising social networks and organizes them by how they’re used in everyday life. 

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