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Coca-Cola: The Fair Play Machine

23. May 2014

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This one is for the archives, and another reminder that interactive vending machines are about to explode with the world cup just about here! With Pepsi and Coca-Cola battling it out for PR headlines and video content showcasing cool, interactive machines, that connect people around their favourite soda. This one from Coke, is about Fair [...]

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Pepsi: Interactive Football Vending Machine

20. May 2014

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It’s world cup time, so get ready for some pretty cool interactive vending machines over the next month or two… This one, from Pepsi, is called the #FotbolNow skills challenge, and features a vending machine challenge that puts your best skills to the test in order to score a free Pepsi. The hype video is [...]

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Oculus Rift: Living With Lag Experiment

14. May 2014

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Logging for the archives, but incase you haven’t seen it, this is a great little experiment by UME.NET Broadband showing what it’s actually like to live with LAG. As in Internet Lag. Gamers will know it best, but everyone experiences it. Now, an Oculus Rift hacked with a GoPro, gives you that same experience, so [...]

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GranataPet: SnackBall iBeacon Fitness For Dogs

12. May 2014

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With lots of talk about beacon technology, it’s retail and experiential applications, comes this little piece from GranataPet… It’s called the #SnackBall, and it uses beacons to create an automated outdoor game for dogs, where they can reward themselves, by fetching a ball and bringing it back to the throwing station. I’m not sure it’s [...]

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The Social Swipe: Charity Donation Billboard

5. May 2014

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This is a cool Interactive Charity Donation Billboard, it’s called ‘The Social Swipe’ and it places a dual screen billboard at the centre of the equation, through the middle runs a credit card swipe reader, which instantly turns credit card donation swipes into synced video on the screens. It’s a cool way to get people [...]

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Coca-Cola ‘Recycling’ Happiness Arcade Machine

4. May 2014

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Just in time for Cannes, comes the Coca-Cola ‘Recycling’ Happiness Arcade Machine, where you pay for a game, with an empty bottle, to encourage people to recycle in Dakar, a city of 15 million people. The campaign is designed to show that recycling can be fun, while highlighting the serious issues of rubbish and the [...]

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Sublimotion: The Multi-Sensory Restaurant

29. April 2014

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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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KIA: iPhone Powered Virtual Racetrack

14. April 2014

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Check out this cool game from KIA, to promote their very first sports car, it’s called ‘GT RIDE’ and is based on a mobile app that lets you create amazing virtual race tracks in 3D by moving your mobile device around in the real world… Once you’ve hand-made your crazy 3D track, you can instantly [...]

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Adobe Lights: Real Time Logo Installation

1. April 2014

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As part of Adobe’s Logo Remix project, where artists and agencies were asked to reinterpret the brand’s logo, comes ‘Adobe Lights’. Where creatives from Goodby Silverstein & Partners re-created the logo as a physical lights installation with 100 handmade cubes, each correlating to an artist using Adobe software in real time. the installation is a [...]

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Carlsberg: Happy Beer Time Installation

31. March 2014

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Carlsberg have just one-upped ‘Happy Hour’ creating what they deemed ‘Happy Hour 2.0′ and called it ‘#HappyBeerTime’… Carlsberg Group delivers 4G/USB sticks to pubs that plug directly into existing TV’s that launch the an app that hosts ‘#HappyBeerTime’ With every #HappyBeerTime Instagram photo posted from a designated venue location, ‘Happy Hour’ is automatically extended by [...]

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PlayStation: The Electric Shock Machine

30. March 2014

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Playstation have created an installation that challenges people to insert their fingers into a machine that shock them, as a stunt to promote the new ‘inFAMOUS: Second Son’ game. People step right up, insert their fingers into the holes in the machine, before it charges up and starts increasing the shock over 5 long seconds… [...]

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OREO: Twitter Powered Vending Machine

24. March 2014

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Love Oreo’s? Me too, and by the looks of it, everyone at SXSW did, where anyone could rock up to Oreo’s Raspberry Pi-powered “Trending Vending” machine, see what was popular and then have the Twitter Powered Vending machine translate that topic into a custom made Oreo just for you. This video goes a little deeper [...]

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Pepsi Max: Augmented Reality Bus Shelter Ad

23. March 2014

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Pepsi takes on London with this new branded experience on New Oxford Street, where they’ve taken a busy bus stop and fitted it out to make it a seamless augmented reality experience for the people who happen to stop by! From meteorites and aliens to lions and balloons, this ‘Unbelievable’ Bus Shelter Installation from Pepsi [...]

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Alert Shirt: Haptic Feedback Footy Jersey

17. March 2014

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If you’ve heard of Haptic Feedback, then this is a pretty cool example of what the future might hold. It’s called Alert Shirt, and looks to be a one-off, non-scientific prototype to hype the game on PayTV network ‘Foxtel’ in Australia, and it is wearable technology that promises to convert live game data into powerful [...]

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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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