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23 Feb

HP Twitter Wisher & Other Updates

DUBAI, U.A.E.  It’s been quite busy here for the past few months.  We’ve built up quite an interesting portfolio that constantly bridge the gap between online and offline platforms.

But before we begin to discuss, let’s see what we’ve been missing out on here in the desert:

Now that we’re done with wishful thinking, let’s see what was implemented here in the Gulf.  First we go to Qatar, where we kicked off our energy binge:

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/33845816]

The magic in these books is within the interaction itself.  It does not use the usual camera-based tracking methods commonly employed the world over.  Instead, it uses the same capacitive interaction techniques that allow users to interact with the books without any obvious tracking devices within the vicinity. There are numerous applications, especially in retail, that can utilize the same technology – whether to activate visual displays or for other more functional purposes.

Up next in our energy tour, we implemented a multitouch videowall for the World Future Energy Summit 2012 in Abu Dhabi.  Likewise, the video wall came along with remade content for the interactive books.

The method tracking for the videowall is brilliant.  It is barely affected by lighting conditions and the accuracy is just spot on.  With proper content development and an understanding of “layer-based” tracking, this instrument has huge potential.

Simultaneously, we were drawing close to the new year.  As such, one of our clients, Y&R Dubai, had a crazy idea of implementing a twitter balloon campaign for HP. Thus, the HPtwitterwisher.com project was born:

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This project ran for a total of 24 hours but reached  54 countries.  It also reached Mashable and other international news outlets.

While some other projects are still under wraps (therefore, you must wait), the latest install that we implemented was for Intel at Jacky’s in the Dubai Mall.  Check out this virtual mannequin:

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/37227714]

We’ll be implementing a few more of these around Dubai.  In the meantime, watch out for updates on this post!

06 Jun

Orbit 180 comes to the Kingdom!

We’ve recently sent out this baby to the Kingdom to inspire University students to get involved with emerging technologies.  After what felt like ages of Saudi Customs Clearance, the Orbit 180 finally arrived in Riyadh – just in time.  Check out the video below!

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/24110161]

See a photo of the exhibit below:

Orbit 180 Hologram in KSA

09 Apr

Interactive Art

Some interesting use for immersive media as applied in culture and the arts.

Ladies and Gentlemen, please have a look through Carol Feuerman’s “Tree” Sculpture with Interactive Projection.

 

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/21021532]

 

Let’s hope we can have something like this in Art Dubai next year!

09 Apr

Jotun Augmented Reality Redux

In the recently concluded Construction Week held at Abu Dhabi, Jotun paints once again used an Augmented Reality Kiosk to present their Jotashield Product Line in 3D.

 

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/22040132]

 

You can experience the application by going to Jotun’s Jotashield Microsite (www.jotashield.com) – created by Xische.

15 Mar

Art Dubai Live

In a serious bout of Indiana Jones Syndrome, Ivar, Larry, Wisam and myself were held up at the rafters in the Madinat Arena for over 4 hours installing camera systems for Xische’s Art Dubai Live!

Check out images of the installation below!

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Art Dubai opens tomorrow (March 16, 2011) and will run until the 19th!  If you’re lucky, you might run into Ivar and he’ll give art history lessons all day.

 

If you missed the exhibition, have a look through the website.  It would look something like this:

[vimeo=http://www.vimeo.com/21251073]

 

28 Feb

Bubble Pop Camera-based Game

In an isolated area just off the desert in Dubai, something of a Roald Dahl-ish fancy takes place.   Kids (and adults!) come to this factory of sweets looking for Oompa Loompas only to find something more interesting – themselves!

 

[vimeo=http://www.vimeo.com/20459206]

 

Themselves in a video game!  In this designed experience, the agency involved designed multiple interactive spaces (both digital and otherwise) for visitors to learn more about healthy (chocolatey) eating and the importance of being active.


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