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In Paris, finding a parking space is difficult. When the people do find one, they’ll do whatever it takes to fit into the parking space.
To promote Ford’s Active Park Assist technology, ad agency Ogilvy & Mather Paris (that also created the Tic Tac flash mob) set out to find the worst driver to help him/her park his/her car effortlessly.
The agency installed a giant pinball over a free parking space, and programed the bumpers of the front and rear cars to react as pinball bumpers.
The more the drivers hit the bumper, the higher the score—the worse drivers they are.
Watch the video below to find out who ‘The Worst Driver’ was (was it a man or a woman?), and what he/she won:
source : designtaxi.com
Thought this was something super and a great way to engage people in creating music and being part of it.
Well done Virgin Mobile.
Exert from Digital Buzz:
An Echo Temple? Yep, Kyocera teamed up with Virgin to create this amazing installation at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest, allowing users to play virtual instruments and create music by moving their body in front of motion-tracking cameras.
But it wasn’t just about body movement, you could use fans that had special (rather weird) symbols printed on them to help control the volume, pitch and unique audio effects as the cameras tracked them. The Echo Temple included six monolithic speaker towers for the party goers to play with, all circling around a huge subwoofer station. Very very cool. And with over 50,000 people at the event, the Echo Temple eventually became its own parry!
The installation’s technology combined Ableton Live, Cycling74 Max and ReacTIVision. Cameras in each tower were fed into embedded systems running a custom build of ReacTIVision which tracked both symbols as well as body movement and camera activity. This was all sent to MaxMSP, which in turn was used to transform the raw input into meaningful musical control information for Live.
Source: Digital Buzz
This is definitely the first billboard of its kind and I’m sure if most people thought about it they would give up at the thought of executing this.
Warner Bros. Pictures Canada created a unique one of a kind billboard to promote its latest film Contagion.
Check it out.