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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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Castle Lite Beer: Mind Reading Beer Machine

19. August 2013

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Beer vending machines? Sure, but how about a Mind Reading Beer Pouring Machine? Yeah, here it is, created by Castle Lite, the ‘Extra Cold Mind Reader’ installation challenges people to think about how cold they want their beer, the colder their thought process, the more beer the mind reading machine pours! Pu,ping out hundreds of [...]

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Fi Prototype: The New Wacom.com Experience

11. August 2013

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I’m starting to fall in love with these great UX/UI videos showcasing new builds or prototype experiences for brands and industries. Here’s another one, this time it’s a showcase of the new Wacom.com Experience, which focuses on finding new ways to allow people to explore and interact the Wacom products we all use every day. [...]

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FI Prototype: The Future Of Airline Websites

5. August 2013

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Making some noise over the last week has been this really interesting UX/UI prototype video for the future of airline websites, created by the guys at FI. It’s a seemingly different approach to Airline Websites, but at the same time, kinda delivers everything they already do, just with a much prettier interface, buy probably highly [...]

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Ayrton Senna: The Sound Of Honda Installation

1. August 2013

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It’s not all that often with the quality of todays content, that you can stare into a screen and just go ‘WOW’ but today is your lucky day, and we get to look back to 1989 when Ayrton Senna created history for Honda. He challenged the Japanese F1 circuit in Suzuka and managed to set [...]

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Vivid Light Festival: We See Saw Installation

31. July 2013

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The Vivid Light Festival attracts millions of people to Sydney Harbour over a 2 week period each year, with the city hosting a Festival of Light, Music and Ideas around the city. ‘We See Saw’ is a collaborative play installation, activating a sense of nostalgia by providing just a few minutes of a time gone [...]

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Toyota RAV4: Outdoor Website

31. July 2013

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How do you showcase a new adventure car to a target audience that spends their time outdoors? You take the website to them. This is what Toyota Africa did to bring the new Toyota RAV4 product site to life on an outdoor bike trail at the Bryanston Cycle Park in Johannesburg. The 1.8-km cycling track [...]

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Medical Mirror: Reading Your Vital Signs

31. July 2013

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Quantified living is perhaps the most dramatic emerging trend right now, and apart from wearable tracking devices, there will soon be an emergence of connected objects in your home dedicated to quantifying every other part of your life… MIT Media Lab students have created a ‘Medical Mirror’ prototype that is able to monitor vital signs [...]

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Google Chromecast Device: For Bigger Fun

29. July 2013

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I thought I should share the new Google Chromecast Ad, which showcases the new Chromecast device, which incase you’ve been away for the last few days, the interwebs have gone a little crazy around this new HDMI device, which allows you to broadcast content from any of your devices… Mobile, Tablet, Laptop or Desktop… Straight [...]

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Gmail: Meet Your New Inbox (Video)

21. July 2013

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This weekend millions of Gmail users have started getting the new Gmail Inbox, and you’re probably one of them, the new Gmail Inbox is primarily defined by a series of tabs that help to automatically filter your mail for you, and learns as you help it define what’s what… You’ll start with 3 tabs, Primary, [...]

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Google Project LOON: Balloon Powered Internet

18. June 2013

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Have you ever heard of a Moonshot? It’s the pursuit of not just the 10% better than everyone else, but the 10x better that what exists to date, a reach for glory through science and practicality. It’s not science fiction stuff, but it’s close. And this is the next Google Moodshot. And it’s called Project [...]

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DomiCopter: Dominos Pizza Delivery Drones

17. June 2013

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So I’m slightly late to the party on this one, but I need to post for the archive regardless! Introducing the ‘DomiCopter’ Dominos’ First Pizza Delivery Drone that will escape traffic, and ensure you get your pizza hot, no matter how far away you are. Clearly a promotional stunt, I wonder if this can actually [...]

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Beck’s: The Musical Beer Bottle

16. June 2013

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Introducing the world’s first playable beer bottle, by Beck’s in New Zealand, as an extension of their Record Label project. Thomas Edison’s original cylindrical phonograph was the inspiration for the project, with Beck’s attempting to fuse 19th Century technology with 21st Century music, this time on a beer bottle instead of a cylindrical tube! Then [...]

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