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Microsoft: First-Person Hyperlapse Videos

12. August 2014

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Sure your GoPro does an OK job of smoothing out the bumps and shaking form your bike rides and snowboarding escapades… And what about if you’re recording video using Google Glass? Probably 10x worse right? Then remember how they look when you speed them up? Well… What if Microsoft could change that all and give [...]

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inFORM: Tangible Media Surface Interaction

15. July 2014

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Posting this one for the Archives as it’s a little dated but I’ve wanted to post for a long while! This piece of work from MIT’s Tangible Media Group, who’ve invented a surface that three-dimensionally changes shape, allowing users to not only interact with digital content in meatspace, but even hold hands with a person [...]

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Google Self Driving Car: The First Drive Video

13. June 2014

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We’ve heard a lot about the Google Driverless Car, with testing over the last few years well documented. But this is the ‘First Drive’ where you’ll find people actually in the car, being driven autonomously around some slightly empty streets as they continue to near production… The Google Driverless Cars will be designed to operate [...]

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Rip Curl: World First GPS Surf Tracking Device

3. June 2014

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Introducing Rip Curl Search; a multi-platform digital ecosystem and device (Waterproof GPS Surf Watch) that allows surfers to find, capture and re-live their perfect waves, anywhere in the world… Created by VML in Sydney, Australia. It’s powered by Facebook Connect, and lets surfers log all their sessions, challenge friends, create surf clubs, protect secret spots, [...]

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Beck’s Beer: World’s First Playable Music Posters

19. May 2014

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Check out these playable music posters from Beck’s Beer, where they’ve hooked up conductive ink to sensors and speakers in each posters, allowing it to come to life with each touch of the poster. While Beck’s are claiming it’s a world first, it’s probably not, there was the spotify one, plus this playable sonic poster [...]

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Afterguard: Heads Up Display Glasses

21. April 2014

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Glass? Well, everyones going to be doing them it seems, with the new ‘Afterguard‘ glasses that bring high-end yacht racing data to your sunglasses. For years, Yachts have been equipped with some of the most expensive and advanced devices and sensors you can imagine, but reading them in real-time, is often the biggest challenge. Wearable [...]

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Introducing The ‘Google Night Walk’ Experience

8. April 2014

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Check out this new interactive, rich experience from Google called ‘Night Walk’ where you can explore the streets of Marseille via Google, in a 360 degree, commentated walk through the streets where you can discover unique and interesting details that you would otherwise miss. The experience adds in video, voice, images and interaction to bring [...]

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Gamebuino: An 8-Bit Arduino Powered Gameboy

5. April 2014

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Now you can make your own GameBoy with the Arduino powered Gamebuino, an 8-Bit Arduino Powered, Programmable Gameboy tyle console, but it’s almost purely a raw electronics board, and is built as a developer type unit, and you can connect over 100+ of them together to do some pretty cool stuff. Gamebuino is designed to [...]

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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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BroApp: Auto SMS Your Girlfriend

13. March 2014

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BroApp is designed to maximise your relationship with your girlfriend, while giving you extra time with your mates. The app is highly intelligent, and once configured, it knows when and how to tweet to your loved one, and when not to, like if you’re in the same house as her! BroApp is like your ultimate [...]

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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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Lakemaid Beer: Delivered by Drones

5. February 2014

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Buy a drone. Get a GoPro. Film it delivering something. Get massive PR. That’s a pretty simple equation, so why don’t more people do it? Oh way, they do! And here’s another one, this time it’s a beer delivery, a slightly popular subject, from the guys at Lakemaid Beer. Who got a call from the [...]

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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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Oculus Rift VR: The Gender Swap Experiment

4. February 2014

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So you’ve heard of the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Goggles right? Well, they are pretty immerse, so what would happen if you created an experiment that put the POV of a male, and swapped it with the POV of a female, and then broadcast each others view into the Oculus Rift Goggles? Well, you’d call [...]

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Apple iBeacon: Brining Art Galleries To Life

2. February 2014

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Aside from pushing offers and discounts, Apple’s new iBeacon technology provides a whole different way at creating native location based interaction with iOS devices, and this example from Rubens House Art Gallery in Antwerp gives a taste of what’s to come! Using Estimoate iBeacons, the art gallery has created location based beacons that interact directly [...]

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