Tag Archive | "Digital Installations"

Sony: AR Headphone Music Festival

Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Seriously cool. In Shibuya, Tokyo, people who wear headphones (or wanted to try them) were treated to a one of a kind Augmented Reality Music Festival late last year, called the ‘Sony Headphone Music Festival’, which ultimately expanded to ‘Headphone Music Festivals’ all over Japan. The Augmented Reality Music Festivals were created using Sony’s proprietary [...]

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Submergence Lights: An 8000 Light Installation

Monday, January 28, 2013

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Submergence Lights is an art installation that explores the immersion and interaction within volumetric light based visuals, created through 8,064 individual points of light… So as you can imagine, it gets pretty intense at its max, but subtle and delicate when it wants to be. The art installation can track and follow human movement, or [...]

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Sound Bottle: Remixing Everything It Hears

Thursday, January 3, 2013

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This is the coolest object I’ve seen in 2013 so far, and I suspect it might take some time to beat it! Re: Sound Bottle is an auto remixing object that can record any every day sound and then automatically remix it into a beat. It’s another arduino powered device, that acts as an interactive [...]

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Firewall: A Depth Sensitive Interactive Wall

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

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Firewall is an interactive installation, a seemingly normal wall that is actually a stretched spandex surface which acts as a membrane interface sensitive to depth. People can push, touch, move and create fire-like visuals dynamically depending on the speed, pressure, depth and movement of the interaction with the spandex surface. On top of that, each [...]

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Allen Solly: Twitter Powered Billboard Sampling

Sunday, December 9, 2012

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Here is a pretty cool twitter powered billboard from India, created to launch a new clothing collection at Allen Solly. The billboard houses about 60 shirts, each rigged with a solenoid and the new collection graphic behind it, and with every tweet, a random solenoid would inch forward, helping to randomly punch the shirts from [...]

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Meet Pinokio: Pixar’s Animatronic Lamp

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

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If you’ve ever wondered what Pixar’s famous lamp would be like in real life, then this is just about it. Meet Pinokio, a real life ‘smart’ Animatronic Lamp powered by arduino, a host of servos, sensors, microphones and a webcam which detects facial expressions… The Animatronic Lamp is designed to exude emotional characteristics while being [...]

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Adidas: Interactive Window Shopping

Thursday, November 1, 2012

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There have been some pretty cool window shopping examples over the last year, but this easily takes the cake, with a completely interactive in-window experience that lets customers flick through clothing racks, individual garments and play with a model (getting them to try on every item) to see exactly how the clothes look, no matter [...]

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LG: Falling Floor Digital Elevator Installation

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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A staged elevator prank, but a very cool installation. LG has hijacked an office elevator, removed the floor, replaced it with a whole bunch of their new IPS monitors which are triggered by sensors to display a virtual floor falling out of the elevator, exposing the shaft and an almost certain fall to death! An [...]

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Nissan Altima: Water Projection Mapping Event

Saturday, October 13, 2012

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Nissan Canada have launched a multi-city water projection mapping event campaign to celebrate the new 2013 Nissan Altima, strategically timed with the Canada Day holiday. The 3D projecting mapping installation was experienced on a 120ft water wall pumped with 3300 litres of water per minute into the air to create the perfect screen for the [...]

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Strongbow: The World’s First Digital Bottle Cap

Friday, October 5, 2012

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Strongbow claims to have created the world’s very first digital bottle top with their new ‘StartCap‘ installations, where opening bottles of Strongbow triggers unexpected things on-premise in bars and at events. It’s powered by RFID, with the bottle caps triggering/connecting the RFID signal as they are opened, which is in turn picked up by RFID [...]

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Ibis Hotels: The Sleep Art Robot

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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We’ve seen a whole bunch of robots over the last year, most notably the street art robot car from Chevvy Sonic… And now we have the Sleep Art Robot from Ibis Hotels, which transforms your sleeping patterns into physical ones in the form of real art, paint on canvas. The robot uses movement, sound and [...]

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Tweet To Shoot: Social Nurf Gun Wars

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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Nurf Gun Wars are pretty big here at VML in Sydney, so we were a tad jealous to see the guys from Nieman Labs beat us to a social controlled Nurf Gun Game converged with an interactive version of the classic Duck Hunt, where Nurf bullets are tracked and scored against the software version of [...]

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Topshop: Real Time Catwalk Customisation

Friday, September 14, 2012

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If you’re a bit of a fashionista, you might like this piece from Topshop, who have created a live-streaming customisable catwalk experience for the Topshop Unique SS13 fashion show. It takes a live-stream of the show, and syncs it to the website that delivers a real-time customisable catwalk experience where users can instantly buy the [...]

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StreetPong: Play Pong At The Traffic Lights

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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So you’re a pedestrian, standing at a busy intersection, waiting to cross the road… Boring right? Well, not any more. Introducing StreetPong, which is creating urban interactions between random strangers on opposite sides of the road! The game screen shows how long the traffic lights have before changing colour, and when the lights change to [...]

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Hyundai: Hypermatrix Projection Installation

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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This is a very different kind of projection mapping installation, in that it starts out as a hypermatrix, thousands of individually controlled cubes that move in sequence to create objects and animation. This movement is then integrated into a projection mapping experience to bring to life the Hyundai Motor Group installation at the 2012 Yeosu [...]

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