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BMW i3 Electric Car: 360-Degree Interactive Film

30. October 2013

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Just a few days after I posted what was one of the first 360-Degree Interactive Film Examples, this launches… ‘Become Electric’ an Interactive 360-Degree Film created to launch the brand new, BMW i3 Electric Car, and it’s a hell of a launch, I suspect, a car has never been before been released quite like this, [...]

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CRYSTAL: An Interactive Light Installation

28. October 2013

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Crystal is a unique, magnet powered, interactive light installation that has a permanent home in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, after touring in Amsterdam, Paris and Moscow over the past year. Hundreds or thousands of plastic crystals are placed on a floor mat surrounded by a magnetic field, the magnetic fiels powers two LED lights housed in [...]

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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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Banksy: The Sirens Of The Lambs

16. October 2013

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Here is the latest piece from Banksy, it’s called ‘Sirens Of The Lambs’ and is a piece of installation art, that happens to be in a truck that tours NYC (starting in, you guessed it, the Meat Packing District), stuffed with fake animals that squeal those horrible dog-toy type noises to raise awareness of the [...]

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W+K Toyko: Back Streets Of The Internet Film

8. October 2013

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If you’re an internet geek, digital nerd or just like weird stuff… Then this film provides a glimpse of the type of creative culture that exists online behind the language barrier on the backstreets of the Internet in Japan. Yes. You know it’s going to be weird. Produced by W+K Tokyo. Rumour has it that [...]

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Volvo Trucks: The Hamster Stunt Video

17. September 2013

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It’s all about branded content this week, and Volvo Trucks are jumping in on the action again with this new stunt to showcase their dynamic steering feature… which is meant to be lite, so lite that a hamster could steer the entire truck up a mountain! Racking up 2 million views in the first week, [...]

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Nissan: Introducing The NISMO Smart Watch

10. September 2013

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Forget that Samsung thing… Nissan have just one-upped it, with the Nissan NISMO Smart Watch that connects the driver to their high performance car in a way never seen before, ultimately taking the wearable tech trend to new heights, not just in technology, but in design too, as this is easily the best looking smart [...]

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Clouds Over Cuba: An Interactive Documentary

9. September 2013

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A cross-platform experience to showcase just how close the world came to Nuclear War, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, produced by the JFK Presidential Library. You are invited to explore 15 in-depth chapters of the crisis, with over 200 archived images, videos and sound recordings. Each, can be automatically synced to [...]

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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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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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BlinkDrink iPhone App: Music Activated Drinks

15. August 2013

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Yes, someone finally did it. An iPhone App that lights up your drink at a bar to the music that’s playing in the venue… Annoying Huh? Because I know a whole bunch of you have had this exact same idea, even I have, so it’s always annoying when you see your idea done… But the [...]

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