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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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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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Polar Beer: The Cell Phone Nullifier

26. February 2014

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This might be the most social product ever built. The Polar Beer Cell Phone Nullifier. A product that blocks all cell phone reception, including Wifi, 3G .etc while you’re within 5 feet of the device, so that you can enjoy a good old fashion chat while you drink an ice cold beer. Who wants one?

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Coca-Cola: The Invisible Vending Machine

17. February 2014

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Over the last couple of years we have seen lots of vending machine ideas. Some of them were smart but the rest was just ordinary. For the past Valentine’s Day Coca-Cola found another way to surprise us with their mighty happiness spreading machines. This time they madeĀ ”The Invisible Vending Machine”, which became visible only to [...]

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The World’s Fastest Robot: Table Tennis Duel

16. February 2014

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This is such a tease, but on March 11, 2014, we’ll see the world’s fastest robot in action against an all time table tennis superstar, Timo Boll, who’ll enter a duel with the robot, in what I’d like to say would be to the death, but I suspect it’s only to see who can return [...]

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Heineken Valentines Day: Date In A Box

11. February 2014

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Here they go again. For 2014, Heineken is launching ‘Date in a Box’ for Valentines day. It is a box. A glittery, red box. Inside, there’s a date. An adventurous mystery date. It’s a #DateInABox that can only be opened if your man is prepared to instagram his feelings this valentines day. If he does, [...]

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belVita: The Morning Win TrophyBot

4. February 2014

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A little random, a little refreshing. belVita is a breakfast biscuit that gives you steady energy in the morning. So what comes out of that? A twitter campaign of course, designed to give people custom 3D printed trophies for the little things they do in the morning. The call them #MorningWin moments. The best tweets [...]

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Land Rover: Blippar Powered Sensory Overdrive

22. January 2014

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Here’s something a little different from Land Rover, with a new ‘Sensory Overdrive’ experience using Blippar Augmented Reality technology to allow people the opportunity to experience the car in a tangible-digital way, activated from a large print campaign. The first of 3 experiences integrates phone vibrations with different terrain, the second uses the phone as [...]

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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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Renault: Life Size Scalextric Car Race

23. December 2013

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Everyone loves scalextric car races, so it will be interesting to see how much traction Renault gets from this attempted viral video in London, where they’ve created a Life Size Scalextric Car Race between two of their new electric ‘ZOE’ cars that are controlled from a Helicopter, by 2 winning Facebook fans. It does look [...]

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Knitbot: Budweiser’s Tweet Powered Knitting Bot

10. December 2013

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We thought knitting machines might be popular this year, and they are, with a whole bunch of brands jumping on the bandwagon, like Coca-Cola and Budweiser… The later, being called ‘Knitbot’ which is a Tweet Powered Knitting Machine from Budweiser in the UK, and will produce festive knitwear for supporters of designated drivers. So if [...]

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Audi Mind Race: Brain Powered Slot Cars

8. December 2013

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Check out Audi’s latest sponsorship activation with their Barcelona Football Club. Called ‘Audi Mind Race’ it sees a huge projection mapped, physical slot car track powered by headsets tracking the brainwaves from Barcelona Football Club players minds! The Audi Mind Race is a tech inspired challenge, which features miniature Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars which [...]

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