This is a great collaboration of artists, designers, developers and musicians. It also helps to have some sponsor commissioned work by The Verge and HP. Check out the link below for individual installations.
This code library is brought to you by Google and allows easy control of many real world “pixels”. These could be buttons, led lights etc. There are much older frameworks out there such as http://blinkenlights.net/ but this anypixel.js can be used by any web developer. The referenced hardware is also very easy to setup.
This is how many different brands will be engaging their consumers in the near future. It looks really simple and natural. Using Google’s or Apple’s voice recognition could make this ever so simple. Rogers is using Facebook messenger as well but I’m not sure if it’s based on AI or live human interaction.
There are quite a few high end 360 video rigs out there now. High end also means over $15k in terms of commitment. The long awaited Omni rig’s 360 video is impressive at a 1/3 of the cost. It also comes with great software allowing you to edit the resulting 360 video.