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A Facebook Data Powered Robot Bartender

7. November 2015


Here’s an interesting experiment. It’s called “The Social Shot” and is a mobile bartending-robot that mixes you drinks based off your Facebook profile data. Once you log-in, you’ll get a personalised drink which visualises the personality traits using psychology’s “Big Five” factor model. The graphic translation of abstract datasets into a colorful, drinkable diagram allows [...]

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Microsoft Xbox: The Survival Billboard

1. October 2015


So Microsoft Xbox has stepped up to the plate with this installation billboard for the launch of the new Rise of the Tomb Raider game on Xbox One, with a piece called “The Survival Billboard” featuring 8 contestants standing on a billboard! Which I’ve embedded above, the full 24h stream. (Skip to 4h and 20m [...]

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Mini & Dezeen: The Future of Mobility, imagining a whole new driving experience

23. September 2014


Dezeen and MINI Frontiers have teamed up with six cutting-edge young designers to present radical visions for the future of mobility at a major exhibition during the recent London Design Festival. All six projects ask compelling questions about our evolving and soon to be revolutionised relationships with the automobile. My personal favourite was the stained-glass car [...]

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Ralph Lauren: 4D Holographic Fashion Show

16. September 2014


So Ralph Lauren has just thrown a huge Spring 2015 Fashion Show, and this time it was a 4D Holographic Water Projection Show before hundreds of influencers and celebs in New York City’s Central Park. The fashion show was projected onto a 60 foot high water fountain, were the runway experience came to life in [...]

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Street Art: Gifs Go Wild

30. July 2014


Sometimes we see cool art installations or street art here on Digital Buzz, but this one is a little different. Created by Guus ter Beek and Tayfun Sarier, they’ve taken Gifs into the real world, displaying them in high-traffic areas to surprise unsuspecting people with ‘gif’ moments. Pretty cool.

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Lexus STROBE Project: Art Motion Installation

18. July 2014


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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MegaFaces: Kinetic Facade Makes 3D ‘Selfies’

23. June 2014


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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Vivid Light Festival: Cars That Feel Installation

8. June 2014


Here’s a pretty cool piece at the Vivid Sydney, Festival of Light, Music and Ideas, where over a million Australians flock to Sydney Harbour to check out the interactive art on show. Last year, VML Sydney created this cool piece called ‘We See Saw’ for the same festival, an investment in creative technology that agencies [...]

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Sublimotion: The Multi-Sensory Restaurant

29. April 2014


Ok Tech-Foodies, it’s time to jump on a plane to the Hard Rock Hotel in Ibiza from May 2014, where you’ll be able to encounter the ultimate luxury dining experience, the most expensive meal in the world at $2,000 per person, which is all part of a sensory theatre by one of the world’s best [...]

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Sound Waves: An Interactive Art Installation

5. January 2014


This interactive art installation is a few years old now, but you’ll love it all the same. An artistic experiment to showcase sound waves like you’ve never seen them before, with a 7×7 grid of audio speakers that have been rigged up with fog generators, which in turn, puff up into the air with each [...]

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Beldent: The Identical Twin Social Experiment

25. November 2013


This might just be the most indepth piece of creative I’ve ever seen that was solely aimed at getting people to chew, chewing gum. But not only that, Beldent actually kinda of shows you that chewing gum makes you cool, without trying to be cool. The campaign is framed as a real social experiment, in [...]

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Constellaction: The Light Chain Installation

14. October 2013


This is seriously cool. Light Chains or Waves that connect with and activate the pyramid object next to it. Constellaction is an audio/visual installation featuring tetrahedron-shaped (ok I’ll just keep calling it a Pyramid) object’s that emit light and noise when triggered by other light. So when you place a whole batch of these little [...]

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Colour Chasers: Robots Turn Colour Into Sound

18. September 2013


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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Fracture IO: A New Kind of Photo Booth

3. July 2013

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Fracture IO is a new form of Photo Booth, an installation to create generative, 3D animated artwork based on the form of the human body. This installation was unveiled at the One Show Awards celebration at the Bowery Hotel in New York recently… Fracture IO lets users generate asbtract sculptures in real-time using what seems [...]

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15,000 Volts: An Art Experiment

10. March 2013


Something a little bit different, but beautiful all the same, is this art experiment using 15,000 volts going through what looks like plywood, creating some amazing visuals as the electricity erodes the wood, burning root like trails that randomly connect. A very very cool experiment.

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Submergence Lights: An 8000 Light Installation

28. January 2013


Submergence Lights is an art installation that explores the immersion and interaction within volumetric light based visuals, created through 8,064 individual points of light… So as you can imagine, it gets pretty intense at its max, but subtle and delicate when it wants to be. The art installation can track and follow human movement, or [...]

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Nissan: Voice Driver Installation

4. November 2012


Voice powered radio controlled car races over the internet? What a seriously cool installation from Nissan using their ‘Z’ Sports Cars. In about 5 days, there will be a Japan GP where people turn up to race with the power of their voice… A week after that, it will be open to the world, with [...]

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Dyskograf: Create Music From Drawings

30. October 2012


Seriously cool. The Dyskograf is a graphic disk reader that creates music from drawings, or more precisely, from felt tip pens that draw shapes on paper discs. These discs are read by the Dyskograf’s camera as it spins, while constantly decoding the images via an algorithm/software platform to produce unique notes in real time for [...]

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Hyundai Vision Hall: Dynamic Art Installation

28. October 2012


I thought you might fancy some eye candy to kick the week off… So check out Hyundai’s ‘Vision Hall’ in South Korea where a 16k video wall with 32 channel surround sound setup allows their designers, partner agencies and artists alike to create visual art installations on a grand scale. Beautiful…

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Nike: Live ‘Frozen’ Moment Art Installation

9. October 2012


WOW. If this isn’t the coolest piece of ambient work I’ve seen in a while, I’d be scratching my head as to what would be… Check out this amazing ‘Live’ frozen moment from Nike’s ‘Jordan’ range of products for the new CP3.IV shoe, telling the story of how the new CP3 literally cuts through LA. [...]

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