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Tokyo Newspaper: AR Reader App For Kids

29. January 2013

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The Tokyo Newspaper is suffering the same fate as many other leading city papers around the world, and the guys at Dentsu Tokyo have been trying to find new ways for the paper to connect with readers, when they came up with this, an Augmented Reality Reader app for kids, bringing a little extra life [...]

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McDonald’s: TrackMyMacca’s App

17. January 2013

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Here’s an interesting app that’s just been launched in Australia today. TrackMyMacca’s is a world first for McDonald’s as it takes Australians ‘behind the scenes’ of their meal, showing them where their food has come from. This app uses technology that accesses McDonald’s supply-chain and augmented reality to deliver interactive information about McDonald’s food. It’s [...]

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Delta: The Fly Delta iPad App Experience

14. January 2013

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Delta Airlines has launched an entirely new iPad experience this week called ‘Fly Delta’ and it delivers a little more than you’d typically expect. With everything from the latest deals, a completely socially connected experience, intelligent recommendations, localised entertainment, flight check-ins, boarding passes and a pretty cool ‘Glass Bottomed Jet’ feature that shows your exact [...]

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Salvation Army: The Apple Donation Box App

15. November 2012

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Another great idea from the students at Miami Ad School, this time for the Salvation Army. Imagine if you could donate your old iPhone Apps that you no longer use, and have their value donated directly back to a charity, just by dropping them into a Donation Box app on your phone! And while perhaps [...]

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Jameson Irish Whiskey: Playable AR Billboards

25. October 2012

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Jameson Irish Whiskey has launched a huge Blippar activation in Australia for the launch of their new RTDs. The Blippar campaign turns the bottle (where ever it is seen) into a game when scanned with the Blippar App, which is powered by Image Recognition technology on an Augmented Reality Platform, creating ‘playable’ billboards, adshells, websites, [...]

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Wonderbra: The Ad ‘Decoder’ App

8. October 2012

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Wonderbra have just launched a very cool use of augmented reality meets image recognition, with their new ‘Decoder’ campaign… An iPhone app that allows users to ‘Decode’ print ads, outdoor and even YouTube videos, helping to undress the models in the ads, revealing their Wonderbra garments beneath. This X-Ray style is almost purpose built for [...]

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BlackSocks: RFID iPhone App Connected Socks

28. September 2012

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So this might be the weirdest application of RFID meets iPhone app I’ve ever seen, yet I’m sure you’ll love it all the same, for all sorts of random useless tech reasons! Clearly tackling a big global problem, mismatching your pairs of black socks can be really annoying, you know when you get the left [...]

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IKEA: The 2013 Interactive Catalogue App

19. July 2012

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Here’s a nice move from IKEA to add some interactivity to their catalogues. This video shows a preview of their new app that will bring the IKEA catalogue to life with a collection of additional content for viewers. Users can download the IKEA app and use it to unlock videos, interactive experiences, photo galleries and [...]

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NightTag: Social Music App

15. July 2012

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Here’s a nice app idea that lets users easily share their night with their social networks. Olmeca Tequila have teamed up with Amsterdam Worldwide and created NightTag. NightTag aggregates your party experience and integrates nicely with Facebook offering a new way to share directly to your wall in one photo post. With the app you [...]

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Australian Defence Force: Mobile Medic App

26. June 2012

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Less of an ad and more of a test, this is the latest recruitment campaign for the Australian Defence Force, called Mobile Medic – and it just won 4x Gold and many more silver/bronze at Cannes Lions 2012. A mobile app that challenges you to diagnose the patient in the ad through the Mobile Medic [...]

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Justin Bieber Launches Album with Blippar

20. June 2012

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How do you bring augmented reality to the young masses – enlist the appeal of Justin Bieber. This is what Mercury Music and Blippar have joined forces to do. The latest Bieber album offers fans an exclusive AR experience. This offering is a world first for an album launch of this size offering fans around [...]

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Virtual Exhibition: Paint Job

17. June 2012

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I love campaigns that use technology to offer a new angle on existing creative. This one is from Amsterdam based creative agency Brilliant after Breakfast and is a virtual art exhibition. They recently launched the ‘Paint Job’ campaign at the famous Rijksmuseum museum. Using the Layar Reality Browser app visitors could scan paintings with their [...]

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Guaraná Antarctica: Ex Lover Blocker App

15. June 2012

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Here’s a fun app idea from Guaraná Antarctica, who recently launched the Ex-Lover Blocker app for iPhone, which gives friends the tools they need to help their heartbroken mate get over an ex-girlfriend/boyfriend. The app, created by DDB Brazil, blocks the ex’s phone number so that the heartbroken mate can’t call their ex, if they [...]

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Nike Golf 360 App: Track and Tune Your Game

28. May 2012

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Here comes the Nike+ of Golfing, but I wonder if it will have the same effect? The new Nike Golf 360º app lets users track, tune and share their game on the fly. The multi-device app is essentially a performance toolkit designed to help players improve their games, from tracking distances and scoring your games, [...]

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Parking Douche App: Real-Time Social Shaming

18. May 2012

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Rumour has it that in Russia, people might just be worse at parking cars than the French (remember this campaign?!). So online Russian newspaper “The Village” have had enough and launched an app designed to help every day people shame douche bag drivers by taking a photo of the car, where image recognition reads the [...]

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