Archive | March, 2014

Carlsberg: Happy Beer Time Installation

31. March 2014

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Carlsberg have just one-upped ‘Happy Hour’ creating what they deemed ‘Happy Hour 2.0′ and called it ‘#HappyBeerTime’… Carlsberg Group delivers 4G/USB sticks to pubs that plug directly into existing TV’s that launch the an app that hosts ‘#HappyBeerTime’ With every #HappyBeerTime Instagram photo posted from a designated venue location, ‘Happy Hour’ is automatically extended by [...]

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PlayStation: The Electric Shock Machine

30. March 2014

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Playstation have created an installation that challenges people to insert their fingers into a machine that shock them, as a stunt to promote the new ‘inFAMOUS: Second Son’ game. People step right up, insert their fingers into the holes in the machine, before it charges up and starts increasing the shock over 5 long seconds… [...]

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SlideShare: Future Factors 2014 Report

26. March 2014

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Here’s a great presentation called Future Factors for 2014, and it highlights just how connected objects will shape our future as the world runs wild for all things tech-focused this year. It discusses everything from the future of branded content, to meaningful measurement, connected wellbeing and digital currency. A great read over coffee today. Nice [...]

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OREO: Twitter Powered Vending Machine

24. March 2014

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Love Oreo’s? Me too, and by the looks of it, everyone at SXSW did, where anyone could rock up to Oreo’s Raspberry Pi-powered “Trending Vending” machine, see what was popular and then have the Twitter Powered Vending machine translate that topic into a custom made Oreo just for you. This video goes a little deeper [...]

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Pepsi Max: Augmented Reality Bus Shelter Ad

23. March 2014

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Pepsi takes on London with this new branded experience on New Oxford Street, where they’ve taken a busy bus stop and fitted it out to make it a seamless augmented reality experience for the people who happen to stop by! From meteorites and aliens to lions and balloons, this ‘Unbelievable’ Bus Shelter Installation from Pepsi [...]

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LittleBits: The Connected Objects Kit

20. March 2014

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So no longer do you need a programmer to build cool connected objects, meet LittleBits, the non-programmer board kit that allows you to make a tonne of cool stuff, and the video above is just one example! It’s a board kit that just about anyone can use, and it’s all connected to their cloud platform [...]

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Introducing The Moto 360 Smart Watch

19. March 2014

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And the benchmark has been set… The new Moto 360 Smart Watch is a beautiful piece of wearable tech, and will likely be the benchmark until Apple throws their hat in the ring, if they ever do. It comes with interchangeable, premium bands, and the clock face is stunning. Check out this great introduction video, [...]

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Waves 4 Water: YouTube Annotations Campaign

19. March 2014

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Here’s an interesting play to promote not for profit organisation, Waves For Water, with a new YouTube Annotations Campaign called ‘Annotations For Water’… It’s an animation made only with annotations to promote the message across YouTube. And with a simple bookmarklet tool, anyone can add this animation to their own videos and broadcast a message [...]

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Alert Shirt: Haptic Feedback Footy Jersey

17. March 2014

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If you’ve heard of Haptic Feedback, then this is a pretty cool example of what the future might hold. It’s called Alert Shirt, and looks to be a one-off, non-scientific prototype to hype the game on PayTV network ‘Foxtel’ in Australia, and it is wearable technology that promises to convert live game data into powerful [...]

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BroApp: Auto SMS Your Girlfriend

13. March 2014

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BroApp is designed to maximise your relationship with your girlfriend, while giving you extra time with your mates. The app is highly intelligent, and once configured, it knows when and how to tweet to your loved one, and when not to, like if you’re in the same house as her! BroApp is like your ultimate [...]

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Oscar Mayer: Bacon Scent iPhone Alarm Device

10. March 2014

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If you’ve ever dreamt of this, it’s now a reality. The Bacon Scented iPhone Alarm Device, that plugs into your iPhone’s headphone port, releasing a real bacon smell when the alarm goes off, along with the famous bacon sizzle on the grill… It’s called the ‘Wake Up & Smell The Bacon’ and is a seriously [...]

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Samsung Galaxy: NX Rover Camera Bot

4. March 2014

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Check out Samsung’s ‘NX Rover’ Camera Bot that’s kinda like a Mars rover, on earth. Soon it will begin a global tour, with fans from around the world getting to take control of the NX Rover and shoot their own photos via Samsung’s new Galaxy NX connected camera. Users will get full control via an [...]

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UNICEF Tap Project: Go Without Your Phone

2. March 2014

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Unicef’s world famous Tap Project is back, this time, in mobile form, with site that donates water to people in need, based on how long you don’t touch your phone for. But I’m kinda left questioning if the interaction messaging is powerful enough? The sponsor behind this project, Giorgio Armani, will donate the equivalent of [...]

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