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KPT Smileball: Smile Controlled Pinball Machine

28. October 2013

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Introducing Smileball, the World’s First Smile Controlled Pinball Machine from KPT, a Swiss health insurer who claims to have Switzerland’s happiest health insurance clients, so they created Smileball to show that less anger equals more smiles. It’s pretty simple, a camera captures the player’s face and from there, face-tracking software transmits the mouth movements to [...]

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Qualcomm: Ultimate Smartphone Photo Booth

24. October 2013

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A 540-Degree Smart Phone Photo Booth powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, sounds pretty cool right? Well, this video makes it look cool, that’s for sure, with 130 Snapdragon-powered HTC One smartphones are synced together to take ‘Bullet-Time’ photos on command, giving random passers by the chance to take home a seriously cool photo-set.

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IDNA: 360-Degree Spacial Story Telling iPad App

23. October 2013

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I can’t remember seeing an iPad App Experience like this before, it’s what’s known as ‘Spacial Story Telling’ and plays out a 360-Degree Story Telling Experience on you iPad. As the iPad pans, so does the view within the animation and allows the story to play out through different paths, basically wherever the viewer takes [...]

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ScreenX: 270-Degree Cinema Screens (Video)

21. October 2013

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Supposedly there are 40 cinemas in South Korea featuring this new ‘ScreenX’ technology, a new type of cinema screen experience developed by cinema group ‘CJ CGV’. It uses the Theater walls as supplemental screens to give people a near panoramic 270-degree viewing experience of your favourite movies. That being said, it’s an entirely new production [...]

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TACTILU: Remote Tactile Communication Band

18. October 2013

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Sometimes we just need to see cool stuff. And this is one of those times, introducing TACTILU – a bracelet for remote tactile communication that allows one person to physically touch another, while they are apart. I know where you mind went, but it’s not that. Yet. TACTILU is a research project embracing remote haptic/tactile [...]

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Google Glass: Doctors Get Patient Data Visuals

7. October 2013

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I think we’ve all been waiting to see where this would go, so here is one of the first Google Glass concepts specifically made for the healthcare sector, and in particular to link Philips Healthcare technology patient data into the Google Glass Display. The vision is ultimately allowing surgeons and doctors to never have to [...]

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Paper App: Turn Your Drawings Into Moleskines

6. October 2013

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One of the most popular creative apps on the iOS App Store, Paper, which provides users one of the simplest yet richest drawing/sketching experiences yet, now lets you turn your best pieces of art, into a custom printed Moleskine that you can keep or gift… Pretty cool. Check it out here.

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Yahoo!: The World’s First ‘Hands On Search’

23. September 2013

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Introducing the world’s first hand on search, allowing visually impaired children in Tokyo to search with their hands. The vending machine-like pod recognises your verbal search, then recreates with a 3D printer. For the first time, visually impaired people will be able to touch what they can’t see, anything from giraffes to skyscrapers… Yahoo! also [...]

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Chipotle: The Scarecrow Mobile Game Trailer

16. September 2013

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With over 3 million views in just a few days, this superb new film from Chipotle, which acts as a companion film for Chipotle’s new mobile game called ‘The Scarecrow’… A bold move, which wouldn’t have come cheap, but placing ‘content’ at the core of their new campaign is perhaps likely to see them back [...]

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Arcade Fire: Interactive Mobile Music Video

15. September 2013

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Arcade Fire’s new interactive music video is called ‘Just A Reflektor’ and it’s been going off across the internet over the last few days, after the guys at Unit9 and Google Creative Lab’s Data Arts team, came together to create a whole new way of experiencing a music video on your desktop, by expanding the [...]

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Lexus: First Life-Sized, Real-Time Video Game

11. September 2013

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This is a very cool use of projection mapping from Lexus, Italy. To promote the new Lexus IS Hybrid, Lexus created “Trace Your Road,” an experiential life-sized video game event featuring Formula 1 driver, Jarno Trulli. “Trace Your Road” saw Trulli take on a series of improvised racetracks, each one designed by one of ten [...]

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Volkswagen Bannerbahn: Live Banner Challenge

5. September 2013

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Catch a Volkswagen GTI in a Banner to win it. Yes, Volkswagen Netherlands are launching the new GTI in a Banner via an online race, set in the physical world. The 4 most popular Dutch websites were painted on the runway of an airport, each 20 metres wide and 25 metres long. On race day, [...]

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McDonald’s NFC Powered ‘Happy Table’ Games

2. September 2013

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This McDonald’s NFC Concept Table is the first of its kind, launched in Yishun, Singapore, for testing, before an extended rollout throughout Asia, targeting families with NFC enabled smartphones to create unique interactive worlds for kids to play with in store. The McDonald’s ‘Happy Table’ features a number of NFC tags underneath the table, forming [...]

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BabyX: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

26. August 2013

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TEDxAuckland has presented us with BabyX. A virtual baby, represented by a 3D face on a screen, powered by artificial intelligence, that is able to interact with the world around her via a suite of sensors, allowing BabyX mimic the actions and interactions of a real life baby. Fibre optic cables light up to represent [...]

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Introducing Internet.org Facebook’s New Play

21. August 2013

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So Mark Zuckerberg has been busy rounding up some of the world’s biggest mobile and internet companies to create Internet.org who will champion brining low-cost internet connectivity to the next 5 billion people in the developing world… It’s kind of a little like the Google Loon Project? Make sure you head over to Internet.org and [...]

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