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British Airways: Plane Detecting Billboards

21. November 2013

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In a claimed world first campaign, the new British Airways #LookUp billboards in Piccadilly Circus, have some pretty cool tech behind them, allowing a simple, yet very effective story to be told. And as British Airways planes fly over the ClearChannel digital outdoor sites through the Heathrow flight path, they trigger advertising creative showing real-time [...]

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Google Glass: Doctors Get Patient Data Visuals

7. October 2013

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I think we’ve all been waiting to see where this would go, so here is one of the first Google Glass concepts specifically made for the healthcare sector, and in particular to link Philips Healthcare technology patient data into the Google Glass Display. The vision is ultimately allowing surgeons and doctors to never have to [...]

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Coca-Cola: Meet The Social Robot

19. August 2013

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Imagine a robot avatar that participates in activities for you, when you can’t actually be there in person… Meet Coca-Cola’s Social Robot, that allowed teenagers in Israel to join in the fun of the Coca-Cola Summer Love Festival, from their computers at home… The Social Robots allowed teenagers to virtually walk around the festival by [...]

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Medical Mirror: Reading Your Vital Signs

31. July 2013

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Quantified living is perhaps the most dramatic emerging trend right now, and apart from wearable tracking devices, there will soon be an emergence of connected objects in your home dedicated to quantifying every other part of your life… MIT Media Lab students have created a ‘Medical Mirror’ prototype that is able to monitor vital signs [...]

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Fliike: The Facebook Fan Counter Object

6. July 2013

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Fliike is a new connected object that showcases your Facebook Likes in the real world, where ever you place it. Fliike connects to your WiFi and automatically pulls a real time count of our Facebook page’s fan count, and displays that with the old school train station style of ticker board… I really love it, [...]

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DomiCopter: Dominos Pizza Delivery Drones

17. June 2013

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So I’m slightly late to the party on this one, but I need to post for the archive regardless! Introducing the ‘DomiCopter’ Dominos’ First Pizza Delivery Drone that will escape traffic, and ensure you get your pizza hot, no matter how far away you are. Clearly a promotional stunt, I wonder if this can actually [...]

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Points: The World’s Most Advanced Street Sign

10. June 2013

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Breakfast New York are famous for creating connected objects and installations, so their most recent piece of work was almost always going to be super cool, and they didn’t disappoint, creating ‘Points’ The World’s Most Advanced Street Sign. Points is a connected object like no other you’ve seen before, taking the shape of a standard [...]

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Intel: PUSH for Ultrabook Installation

6. May 2013

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There’s a new world of promotions coming this year, and you’ll likely see them being played out in the physical world, with Digital Convergence campaigns gaining traction to connect the digital and physical worlds for more exotic competitions, just this like this one from Intel’s Ultrabook. The competition is called ‘Push for Ultrabook’ and provides [...]

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#FLOCK: Twitter’s Connected Cuckoo Clock

29. April 2013

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You might have heard a little bit about Twitters new ‘Connected Object’ called #Flock. A new coveted Cuckoo Clock that few will ever get hold of, as they’ll be reserved as ‘awards’ to a degree, ceremoniously delivered to individuals, brands and organisations that push the creative boundaries of Twitter… #Flock has been commissioned by Twitter [...]

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Heineken Ignite: Interactive LED Beer Bottles

16. April 2013

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Well, someone had to do it. And first prize goes to Heineken with their new Heineken Ignite Bottle, featuring LED lights and sound/motion activation sensors. Heineken hosted a VIP party to unveil the new interactive beer bottles, which light up in time to beats of the music and also on motion when people drink from [...]

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HP: The Festival Photoball

1. April 2013

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Everyone loves having a turn hitting the huge blow up beach balls at a festival or event before security typically grab and destroy them. Well, this one was a little different and it came with security approval. The HP Photoball consists of one huge blow up ball, a HD camera and a wifi-hub allowing the [...]

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GAME: The Future of Golf App

7. March 2013

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If you’re a golfer, this could become you’re next favourite toy. GAME GOLF is a new connected product set that automatically tracks, maps and records your entire round of golf. Puts you against your mates, the course or the world and lets you share your victories. The concept, which has so far raised over $100,000 [...]

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ConnBox: Physical Video Box From Google Labs

4. March 2013

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Meet ConnBox. The Physical Digital Video/Voice Box prototype from Google Creative Labs and BERG, the guys who created ‘The Little Printer‘, which was largely prototyped during 2011/2012 as a series of experiments into what the future experience of a video calling device could become, with this video release just a few days ago. What do [...]

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Sound Bottle: Remixing Everything It Hears

3. January 2013

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This is the coolest object I’ve seen in 2013 so far, and I suspect it might take some time to beat it! Re: Sound Bottle is an auto remixing object that can record any every day sound and then automatically remix it into a beat. It’s another arduino powered device, that acts as an interactive [...]

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Phillips Hue: iOS Controlled LED Lights

31. October 2012

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I think there was a Kickstarter project a little while back that wanted to create an iPhone controlled lighting system. Well, it looks like Phillips beat them to commercializing it. Introducing ‘Hue’ the world’s most advanced lighting system, where each bulb lasts 15 years, has 11 LEDs that can generate 16 million hues per bulb, [...]

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