Here’s something cool from Volkswagen, a participatory experience where your vocal pitch is match with Golf actions, from speeding to decelerating or a sharp drift.
Extracting the audio and video from our webcam, a machine learning algorithm maps the right sample to build a personalised video, uploaded to YouTube.
Now that we’re into New Year’s resolutions and getting in shape, it’s worth checking out this interesting project by Strava, the running and cycling app, that took the quantified self into frames: 2014 Strava Story.
Developed by Stink Digital, the website used the Strava API and generated a real-time personalized film, compiling the most interesting data for the each athlete, including distance, achievements, kudos, and Instagram images.
Christmas should be a season of giving and altruism, unless you’re more about selfies or enjoy playing a prank on your friends. Then this Calendar of Me by Three.co.uk is the perfect gift to indulge yourself a bit of celebrity time, while stealing a smile.
The app, created by Wieden+Kennedy London and Unit 9, allows you to mashup your photo into a whole year of you, roleplaying as a mechanic, an astronaut and, of course, a fireman. You also get a chance to win a printed calendar or if you’re in a hurry, just download the PDF.
After posting about GIFerator, here’s another campaign pushing this old format into new places. For Netflix France, Ogilvy created a digital outdoor campaign made entirely with GIFs, showcasing their most popular series and adapting the message to the medium.
Pushing even further, some of the outdoors featured GIFs responding to current news or even weather conditions, a sign that real time marketing is going beyond social media.
And to add even more suspense to the title, a new cinematic experience launched to day, created by 72 and Sunny.
Street View is one of the most notorious Google technologies being used, repurposed for Planet View, as we have a first person exploration of the planets featured in the game.
Narration, gameplay videos and tooltips introduce the (future) player to Destiny’s environment and probable enemies.
Be sure to turn up the volume.
The interactive music video at HashtagMyAss.com connects to your Instagram profile and selects photo/hashtag combinations to appear onto record sleeves in the video.
The video created is then available for direct upload to Etienne de Crecy’s YouTube channel, superdiscount3. Mine’s below and it’s bootylicious.
Built with Arduino, a webcam and custom software, one can look at his/her face in the mirror only when it’s a nonface. A different approach for face detection software, as it plays on anonymity and not intrusion.