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Aden Hepburn - who has written 1591 posts on Digital Buzz Blog.

Aden is the Digital Buzz founder and currently Managing Director & ECD of VML (WPP - Y&R Brands) in Sydney, Australia. Aden has worked on a host of large global brands and many leading Australian businesses over the past 11 years; delivering best in class digital marketing and advertising with a focus on creative-innovation and digital platforms. He's won numerous global creative awards including multiple Cannes Lions, One Show Awards, IAB MiXX, AIMIA, AWARD, New York Festivals and Spikes Asia awards amongst others. Aden also sits on the digital committee of the Communications Council of Australia, contributes to other industry bodies and judges many local and global awards shows. View Aden's Full Profile Here

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Meet ‘Sense’ The Ultimate Sleep Tracker

Friday, July 25, 2014

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This Kickstarter project from the guys at ‘Hello’ has raised over $700,000 in 48 hours which pretty much breaks all records to date. Introducing Sense, the smart object and mobile app that helps track your sleep and the environment around you. Sense detects temperature, noise, light and movement among other things to help provide the [...]

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Volkswagen: Introducing The New VW.com Site

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Ok so it’s not exactly brand new, but you’ve probably not seen the video for the new VW.com site. Volkswagen has rethought the entire online car shopping process and built the new vw.com with inspiration from dating sites. With the vision that finding the perfect car shouldn’t be as hard as finding the perfect date. [...]

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Dove: When You’re Smiling Installation

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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This is a simple little piece for Dove, activated at an awards night, where people would view themselves in a magic mirror which captured their smile and printed a photo only once the smile was big enough. Users were prompted ‘When did you last smile to yourself in the mirror?’ to trigger the engagement before [...]

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Lexus STROBE Project: Art Motion Installation

Friday, July 18, 2014

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Check out ‘STROBE’ the latest instalment in the Lexus ‘Amazing in Motion’ series. Lexus have created the series of online videos to showcase their imagination and creativity. STROBE features stunt men and acrobatic performers in advanced LED light suits to tell the story of one man’s incredible journey across the Kuala Lumpur skyline at night. [...]

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SlideShare: What Makes A Great Brand?

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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Here’s an interesting SlideShare presentation from the guys at We Are Social on ‘What Makes A Great Brand’. And while many might argue for and against on some of the content, its worth a read over your coffee today! This presentation was created in partnership with The World Federation of Advertisers on Project Reconnect: an [...]

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inFORM: Tangible Media Surface Interaction

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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Posting this one for the Archives as it’s a little dated but I’ve wanted to post for a long while! This piece of work from MIT’s Tangible Media Group, who’ve invented a surface that three-dimensionally changes shape, allowing users to not only interact with digital content in meatspace, but even hold hands with a person [...]

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Hyundai: The Empty Car Convoy

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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Hyundai are stepping up their game with this new piece of content, the ‘Empty Car Convoy’ which takes what feels like a leaf out of the Volvo book, to create this pretty cool stunt where a convoy of new cars with adaptive cruise control avoid a crash with no-one driving them!

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Dominos Pizza Mogul: Earn Cash Designing Pizza

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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Dominos are making headlines with the launch of their new ‘Pizza Mogul’ campaign that lets every day pizza lovers design their own pizzas and make cash every time someone buys one of their magic creations! Just download the app, crate an account, design a pizza and then start your own marketing campaign! Users can make [...]

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SlideShare: 2014 Cannes Lions Review

Monday, July 7, 2014

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With the 2014 Cannes Lions race run and won, here’s a nice wrap from Bridget Jung, who argues that Big Emotion won out over Big Data, with a selection of the best winning work from Cannes in 2014. With work focused under 4 categories; Data & Technology, The Importance of Me, Storytelling and Product Innovation. [...]

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IKEA: The Instagram Catalogue Website

Sunday, July 6, 2014

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IKEA in Russia have created an ‘Instagram Catalogue Website’ for their latest range of products; IKEA PS 2014 (a 34 piece designer collection). And with over 15,000 followers in just a few days, it’s taking off! Here’s how it works… They’ve created an Instagram account that functions and pretty much looks like a website, using [...]

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Molson Canadian: National Anthem Beer Fridge

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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Today is Canada day. And the world over, Canadians are celebrating their great country. Meanwhile, Molson Canadian, is celebrating too, but only for Canadian’s who know their national anthem. With special Molson Canadian beer fridges placed around the country, you’re only chance of unlocking a free cold beer, is to sing the national anthem O [...]

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Johnnie Walker: Interactive Sensorium Box

Monday, June 30, 2014

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Johnnie Walker in South Africa have created an ‘Interactive Sensorium Box’ to amplify the King of Flavour Whisky Profiler campaign. In essence, it’s a mobile sensorium experience that steps tasters through a series of flavours, aromas and sounds to create a profile of their favourite matched blend… All while sensors register the profilers individual selections [...]

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OREO: Mel’s Mini Mini Mart

Saturday, June 28, 2014

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Here’s a neat little film from Oreo about a Mini Mart, actually it’s Mel’s Mini Mini Mart, that only sells Oreo’s in mini form, of course… With the story told to the rhyme of a beautiful mini poem. Enjoy!

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DELL: Center for Selfie Improvement

Saturday, June 28, 2014

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Dell jumps on the selfie train with this new video called ‘Center for Selfie Improvement’ that aims to help people perfect the art of the selfie with an involved program to train people using varying techniques handed down from the very original selfie taker! Check out the Tumblr here too. Created by the guys at [...]

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MegaFaces: Kinetic Facade Makes 3D ‘Selfies’

Monday, June 23, 2014

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This piece of work won the 2014 Cannes Lions Innovation Grand Prix last week, with a huge Kinetic installation that allowed people to create huge 3D selfies. The installation can transform in three dimensions to recreate the faces of visitors to Khan’s pavilion, a 2,000 m2 cube that was situated in the Olympic Park in [...]

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