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Oscar Mayer: Bacon Scent iPhone Alarm Device

10. March 2014

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If you’ve ever dreamt of this, it’s now a reality. The Bacon Scented iPhone Alarm Device, that plugs into your iPhone’s headphone port, releasing a real bacon smell when the alarm goes off, along with the famous bacon sizzle on the grill… It’s called the ‘Wake Up & Smell The Bacon’ and is a seriously [...]

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Samsung Galaxy: NX Rover Camera Bot

4. March 2014

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Check out Samsung’s ‘NX Rover’ Camera Bot that’s kinda like a Mars rover, on earth. Soon it will begin a global tour, with fans from around the world getting to take control of the NX Rover and shoot their own photos via Samsung’s new Galaxy NX connected camera. Users will get full control via an [...]

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Ototo: An Experimental Synthesizer

22. January 2014

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A new circuit board synthesizer that lets you turn almost anything into a musical instrument. It’s called Ototo, by the crew at Dentaku, and once plugged in, creates 12 touch pads and 4 live sensor inputs, which together let you trigger and manipulate the generated sounds in a number of ways, all pumped out through [...]

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Big Boss Brewing: Beer Sampling Arcade Game

4. December 2013

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So you like arcade gaming machines, you’re pretty awesome at old school street fighter, and you love beer. So now imagine, if some awesome beer company made an arcade machine, that pitted players against each other to win free beer. Well, here it is… The Last Barfighter, from Big Boss Brewing, is the first ever [...]

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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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