Tag Archive | "Digital Convergence"

Nokia Lumia: 180 Degree Camera Arc Experience

Sunday, May 25, 2014

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Nokia are famous for small films shot on their Lumia phones, and here’s the latest one called ‘Living Moments – Multi Lumia Arc of Wonder’ where they’ve taken a contraption featuring 50 Nokia Lumia phones, formed in an Arc, synced to take more than 30,000 images across Manhattan, including areas such as Union Square, Allen [...]

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

Monday, May 19, 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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The Social Swipe: Charity Donation Billboard

Monday, May 5, 2014

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This is a cool Interactive Charity Donation Billboard, it’s called ‘The Social Swipe’ and it places a dual screen billboard at the centre of the equation, through the middle runs a credit card swipe reader, which instantly turns credit card donation swipes into synced video on the screens. It’s a cool way to get people [...]

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Coca-Cola ‘Recycling’ Happiness Arcade Machine

Sunday, May 4, 2014

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Just in time for Cannes, comes the Coca-Cola ‘Recycling’ Happiness Arcade Machine, where you pay for a game, with an empty bottle, to encourage people to recycle in Dakar, a city of 15 million people. The campaign is designed to show that recycling can be fun, while highlighting the serious issues of rubbish and the [...]

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Sublimotion: The Multi-Sensory Restaurant

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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Ok Tech-Foodies, it’s time to jump on a plane to the Hard Rock Hotel in Ibiza from May 2014, where you’ll be able to encounter the ultimate luxury dining experience, the most expensive meal in the world at $2,000 per person, which is all part of a sensory theatre by one of the world’s best [...]

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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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