February 21st, 2013 | Friends | Categories: Art, Interactive, Mobile | Tags: book, ipad |
A look inside the process.
This cool tool combines Closed Captioning technology with Google translate to provide subtitles in any language for Brazilian TV.
A look into how Google underwent a design revolution:
Disney announced a new bracelet-based system for park-goers: My Magic+. Green, glowing bracelets equipped with RFID technology, will soon allow Disney World visitors to make payments, receive alerts and better navigate the massive park. It will also collect more data about the people wearing them — and undoubtedly raise questions about privacy and the ethics of data collection in the process.
via New York Times
Re: Sound Bottle captures ambient noise and remixes it into unique, unexpected tracks. The bottle’s cork interface controls when it both records and plays back the sounds it captured — a fun use of technology to enhance the soundtrack of everyday life.
via Laughing Squid
Fast Co. revisits some clever branding campaigns from 2012.
Gucci recently went live with a series of banner ads with “Pin It” calls to action. You can save the branded glamour shots to one of your boards on Pinterest (and from there link to Gucci’s e-commerce site).
With the engagement challenge that banners pose, who knows, this could be a clever approach.
Here’s some awesome animated street art from UK artist INSA.
These start out as street art paintings, then the artist photographs them at various stages and compiles them into a GIF so that when viewed online they become a moving image! For the full experience, check them out here.
via Laughing Squid
… And will that image motivate you to open a 401k?
Wired magazine posted an article yesterday about a cool new digital campaign from Merrill Edge that shows you what you’ll look like in 30 years with the goal of incentivizing you to sock away money.
Contributed by Michael Phillips