Archive | November, 2014

Durex Launches World’s First Dual Screen Ad

30. November 2014

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DUREX creates a new way to interact with its ads, with a short film that follows a mail boy delivering a package of condoms to an apartment block that seems to be full of people having some fun… as the film shows you various couples getting a little hot/steamy through windows .etc But, if you’ve [...]

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Chrysler Launches Oculus Rift VR Experience

27. November 2014

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Chrysler has created a first-of-its-kind interactive, photo­real virtual reality (VR) experience. It’s called ‘Beneath the Surface’ and is a four-minute experiment that pushes the boundaries of what’s doable in virtual reality. Using the latest Oculus Rift DK2 headset, users are immersed in a beautiful rendering of the Chrysler 200 and taken on an audiovisual tour [...]

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Next Glass: Beer & Wine Taste Matching App

26. November 2014

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Check out Next Glass. A data-driven beer and wine matching app that can tell you if you’ll like a particular drink, just by scanning the bottle, so that you’ll never have a bad drink again. The app creates a “taste profile” by identifying your current favourite beers and wines, as well as your preferred flavours [...]

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Kellogg Throws Down Instagram Challenges

23. November 2014

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Kellogg is throwing down the challenge to teens and their smartphones in Australia with ‘Nutri-Grain Throwdowns’, a real-world mobile gaming experience that has been launched with the new ‘Nutri-Grain Throwdowns’ app which sees teens battle it out in 21 interactive challenges, competing against their friends and influencers across surf, skate, bike and dance amongst others. [...]

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GAP: Play Your Stripes With Augmented Reality

17. November 2014

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As part of Weiden + Kennedy’s Dress Normal campaign, the Gap introduces an augmented reality experience called Play Your Stripes. I have to say, to my surprise it worked pretty seamlessly. At first. Then like all technically innovative ideas it loses shine real fast as the user discovers that they aren’t really playing anything of [...]

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McDonald’s: Drop Into Macca’s Mobile Game

15. November 2014

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Here’s a pretty cool mobile game from McDonald’s in Australia, it’s called “Drop Into Macca’s” and the game allows you to literally drop into Maccas, via a skydiving kid, to score points and earn rewards like Burgers and $1000 cash cards! The game is pretty addictive, almost flappy-bird like… But its activated with the movement [...]

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SlideShare: The SoDA 2H 2014 Digital Report

13. November 2014

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It’s november, so the annual SoDA 2H Digital Marketing Report is out on SlideShare, a 44 page report that covers some of the most important topics in the digital industry today, along with thought-leadership pieces, a cross-section of trends and campaign examples. Some of the latest trends covered in the 2H SoDA Digital Report are; [...]

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TAXI: The Vending Machine Project

12. November 2014

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Vending machines have taken the advertising world by storm over the last 2 years. They’ve won at every award show on the planet, and taken out some of the most prestigious pieces of metal. So what are our expectations of a vending machine now? Will it use facial recognition to scan our faces for an [...]

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Reactvertising: Real-Time Advertising Agencies

5. November 2014

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Speed is everything in the new age of advertising agencies, it’s all about real-time content and less about thinking.. right?! With Reactvertising™ from Toronto ad agency john st, your brand will never miss another opportunity to own the conversation. By ignoring old school “thinking” paradigms in favour of “reactivism”, john st. is leaading the way [...]

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Honda and Youtube do interactive video right

3. November 2014

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While ‘interactive video’ is an idea that we’ve seen before, this recent campaign from Honda is exceptionally executed. What’s makes it so impressive is its shocking simplicity and how ultimately the interactivity is so vital in making the experience special. These two stories wouldn’t be nearly as interesting without the interactivity, which isn’t superfluous like [...]

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Malaysia “A Minute of Silence” Mobile Campaign

3. November 2014

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With such horrible tragedies hitting just months apart, Malaysia invites the rest of the world who spend time online, to disconnect from the internet temporarily to honour the victims of the recent tragedies – no Facebook, emails, web surfing, calls or messaging. Just a minute of silence. The video above showcases the campaign and how [...]

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Ford Explorer: Interactive Mobile Print Ads

2. November 2014

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This is another neat example of bringing print ads to life through mobile without an app. Ford Explorer, is an innovative new SUV, and to show that, the guys at BBR Saatchi & Saatchi Israel, created a series of 3 interactive print ads that expand the story and bring visual demonstrations of key vehicle features [...]

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The Idea Catchers: A Video About Creative Life

1. November 2014

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For anyone who works in the creative industry, this is a nice reminder of why you probably love it. The people who chase the future, who take experiences and turn them into ideas, who procrastinate, who push the world forward and are most powerful force in business. Enjoy the video over the weekend!

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