Tag Archive | "Digital Convergence"

The Sound Of Taste: An Interactive ‘Sonic’ Poster

Sunday, April 13, 2014

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This is what’s know as a ‘sonic’ poster, a bluetooth connected printed posted that communicates with your mobile phone, utilising it as the speaker to bring the poster to life. Grey London have collaborated on an interactive poster that uses innovative ‘touch sensitive’ inks to turn the surface area of the paper into an interactive [...]

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Game Of Thrones: Bring Down The King

Monday, April 7, 2014

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In a medieval meets modern twist, this installation to promote the new season of Game of Thrones in New Zealand challenges people to tweet #BringDownTheKing that powers a contraption in a town square in New Zealand where a rope tied to a sculpture of King Joffrey, tightens with every tweet… Very cool, check it out [...]

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PlayStation: The Electric Shock Machine

Sunday, March 30, 2014

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Playstation have created an installation that challenges people to insert their fingers into a machine that shock them, as a stunt to promote the new ‘inFAMOUS: Second Son’ game. People step right up, insert their fingers into the holes in the machine, before it charges up and starts increasing the shock over 5 long seconds… [...]

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Knitbot: Budweiser’s Tweet Powered Knitting Bot

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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We thought knitting machines might be popular this year, and they are, with a whole bunch of brands jumping on the bandwagon, like Coca-Cola and Budweiser… The later, being called ‘Knitbot’ which is a Tweet Powered Knitting Machine from Budweiser in the UK, and will produce festive knitwear for supporters of designated drivers. So if [...]

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Volkswagen GTI: Play the Road. Create Music.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

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Here is the latest Volkswagen GTI campaign, if you can even call it a campaign, I guess. Think of it more as a new experience, a new way to make music, in fact, its a whole new way to put together driving music, because it’s actually the way you drive the car, that you create [...]

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SNCF Railways: Interactive Doors To Europe

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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Imagine if you could be connected from one holiday destination to another in real time, well, that’s exactly what SNCF Railways did for their latest campaign, ‘Europe, It’s just Next Door’. They placed interactive doors across prominent tourist locations in Europe, where each door hid full-bleed LED Screens, connected live to other parts of Europe, [...]

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Constellaction: The Light Chain Installation

Monday, October 14, 2013

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This is seriously cool. Light Chains or Waves that connect with and activate the pyramid object next to it. Constellaction is an audio/visual installation featuring tetrahedron-shaped (ok I’ll just keep calling it a Pyramid) object’s that emit light and noise when triggered by other light. So when you place a whole batch of these little [...]

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Vivid Light Festival: We See Saw Installation

Wednesday, July 31, 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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Medical Mirror: Reading Your Vital Signs

Wednesday, July 31, 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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Fracture IO: A New Kind of Photo Booth

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

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Fracture IO is a new form of Photo Booth, an installation to create generative, 3D animated artwork based on the form of the human body. This installation was unveiled at the One Show Awards celebration at the Bowery Hotel in New York recently… Fracture IO lets users generate asbtract sculptures in real-time using what seems [...]

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DomiCopter: Dominos Pizza Delivery Drones

Monday, June 17, 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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Points: The World’s Most Advanced Street Sign

Monday, June 10, 2013

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Breakfast New York are famous for creating connected objects and installations, so their most recent piece of work was almost always going to be super cool, and they didn’t disappoint, creating ‘Points’ The World’s Most Advanced Street Sign. Points is a connected object like no other you’ve seen before, taking the shape of a standard [...]

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Scrabble Wi-Fi: Play for Free Wi-Fi Minutes!

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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Words with Friends? Hell no, this is scrabble Wi-Fi, where you challenge yourself to win free Wi-Fi minutes in places where there isn’t any, buy turning scrabble words into passwords to access the Wi-Fi connection for as long as you are good at spelling words on Scrabble! Scrabble armed special vans with a portable Wi-Fi [...]

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The Pepsi Like Machine

Sunday, June 2, 2013

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I’m a sucker for a vending machine, and here’s a new Pepsi Sampling Machine from Belgium that dispenses a sample everyone time you like their Facebook Page. Once you get to the front of the line, the vending machine drives you to a mobile site, where you can like the page, and then chose your [...]

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Gladiator Energy Drink: The USB Can

Monday, May 27, 2013

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Gladiator is an energy drink in Brazil, positioned to help every day office workers through their daily battles… One of those such battles, is finding the elusive USB at critical points in time… We’ve all had that moment when we can’t find a USB before we run out the door, so Gladiator Energy Drinks aims [...]

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