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Toyota: The Fastest Painted Website

21. November 2011

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Now this is pretty cool. This ‘making of’ video shows how Toyota have created a painted website that streams in real time. The site will be live until 26th November and you can interact with the site and see real time results. If you ‘Like’ or ‘Tweet’ you can see the site light up. Check [...]

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Mercedes-Benz: Escape The Map Advergame

17. November 2011

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Mercedes-Benz UK are running a pretty interesting campaign called “Escape The Map“. It’s lead by a TVC challenging a much younger demographic to jump online and play the “Escape The Map Game”. I’ll be honest, it’s a pretty weird game, and that’s a dam expensive car, but you have the chance to win a new [...]

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Macy’s: Believe-o-Magic AR Xmas Card App

13. November 2011

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Well it looks like it’s going to be an Augmented Reality Xmas in 2011…With Macy’s the latest brand to release an AR app for the festive season. This time, it’s an Augmented Reality Xmas Card App, where you can turn up at any of the Macy’s “Believe Stations” to post your kid’s letters to Santa, [...]

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ASICS: Race This Ad Installation

9. November 2011

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Here’s a great experiential execution from ASICS to coincide with their sponsorship of the ING New York City Marathon. ASICS installed a 60-foot video wall at the Columbus Circle subway station and challenged passersby to race against Ryan Hall, U.S marathon runner. Luckily no injuries were caused as people raced against the video of Ryan, [...]

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PlayStation: Grab The Ring AR Challenge

7. November 2011

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I think most of us have seen the “last standing” promotional challenge mechanic… Well, PlayStation and Uncharted have teamed up to create something a little more interesting for the launch the Uncharted3 game, using Augmented Reality for a who can last the longest campaign! It’s called Grab The Ring, first you activate your webcam and [...]

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Microsoft: The Future of Xbox Kinect

6. November 2011

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Following on from the last “Future” focused Microsoft video I posted last week, come the Kinect Effect, and this one is a little closer to home. It showcases the possibilities of Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect, where it began, where it’s been and where it will take us into the future… We’ve been playing with the Kinect [...]

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National Geographic: Live Augmented Reality

6. November 2011

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There is a pretty cool National Geographic road show touring shopping centres in Hungary right now, an augmented reality installation that lets the thousands of people passing by interact with the type of content they would find on the National Geographic channel, from dolphins and dinosaurs to leopards, spacemen and lots more. It works by [...]

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Red Bull Academy World Tour 2011

17. October 2011

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Here’s a great video from Red Bull which celebrates the┬áRed Bull Academy World Tour 2011. The academy produced this music video to showcase many different musical styles from around the world. The film mixes different animation techniques reflecting the cities the Music Academy is touring through, using a combination of 2D, 3D, stop-motion, photography, illustration, [...]

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Light Painting: The Volkswagen Art Heist

13. October 2011

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Here is a beautiful ambient meets social campaign for the new Volkswagen Jetta GLI in Canada where they’ve created a series of pop-up art galleries that feature “Light Paintings” made by the movement of the Volkswagen Jetta. Framed, installed and then left for the public to find (and take home for free) the light paintings [...]

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Audi A6: Interactive YouTube Driving Experience

10. October 2011

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Audi is claiming to have launched the world’s first interactive YouTube driving experience for the new Audi A6. The interactive YouTube experience uses the indexing feature so you can control the video with your keypad numbers, allowing you to jump from section to section to provide the illusion that you are actually controlling the car. [...]

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Beck’s: Green Box Project Vimeo Takeover

3. October 2011

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Here is a nice, simple yet creative Vimeo takeover that doesn’t try too hard to pull you into the experience like many of the standard YouTube template takeovers seem to do. It’s for the Beck’s Green Box Project, a global fund established to inspire, celebrate and financially support talent in art, design, music and fashion. [...]

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Scandinavian Airlines: The TimeKiller App

3. October 2011

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Here is a great little time wasting utility app from SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) that isn’t actually made for its loyal customers, but for their competitor airline customers, after SAS won the award for being the most punctual airline again, and for the last few years in a row. The whole idea here aims to poke [...]

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Lynx: Sexy Rugby Rules For World Cup

22. September 2011

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Most of you would have heard about the “World Cup” on in New Zealand right now, but I suspect a large percentage of you, particularly people from the US, might not know all the rules of Rugby… So, in a style made famous recently, here is the “Sexy Rugby Rules” presented by Lynx. I thought [...]

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Foursquaropoly: Monopolize Your Real Life

14. September 2011

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Remember when Monopoly City Streets launched? It went crazy over night, sunk server farms and created a new wave of addicted adult gamers the world over. So what would happen if you made that same Monopoly game… say, real? Well, a few students have pulled this great little concept together for a project, with a [...]

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Ubisoft “Driver” Augmented Reality iPad2 Game

8. September 2011

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Ubisoft and GAME have teamed up to launch an Augmented Reality iPad Game that lets you race cars from the new release around just about anywhere you can place a marker… Once the app is loaded, you can start your race by pointing your iPad2 at the marker, from there it will setup your augmented [...]

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