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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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Infographic: Instagram Statistics 2012

13. May 2012

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Everyone’s talking about Instagram after the recent $1 billion Facebook acquisition, in just 2 years the app has aquired more than 50 million users. Here’s a nice infographic that shows some pretty impressive stats as Instagram heads toward the 100 million users milestone. Some highlights from these app stats are: Each day on Facebook 300 million [...]

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MUSE: Play Draw Something For An Internship

20. March 2012

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The Draw Something app started going crazy a few weeks back, and this is the very first campaign I’ve seen run though it… Muse, a creative agency in Amsterdam, challenged potential Interns to compete for positions via Draw Something! Wannabe interns would join their “Drawsome Intern” game, choose levels and draw the most creative interpretations [...]

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Xbox Kinect: Dancify Yourself Mobile App

23. January 2012

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There is a growing trend towards launching promo mobile apps for console games which I’m not sure every buys into just yet, but when you see an example like this from AKQA for Dance Central 2 (the sequel to the most popular Xbox Kinect game) you’ll soon realise the potential for fun-based feature apps and [...]

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Crash Corsage: Wedding Crasher App For Pros

11. January 2012

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There’s an app for that… Well, at least there is just about to be, with the impending launch of “Crash Corsage“, a new mobile app designed to help you find and crash weddings where ever you are, while adding a gamification layer so you can compete to be the world’s best wedding crasher. The app [...]

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