Entries by Bridget

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Rampage AR app

Warner Bros. has recently launched an AR app to promote their upcoming theatrical release of ‘Rampage’ starring Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson. The AR app allows users to see their cities torn apart by a virtual genetically modified giant Gorilla and share on social media using the #RampageMonstersUnleashedContest hashtag. https://www.mobilemarketer.com/news/warner-bros-readies-rampage-debut-with-ar-game/519599/

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Making you sweat

https://youtu.be/sWCsg_FNTcg Gatorade installed vending machines all across Toronto equipped with sensors that would establish whether users had “sweat” enough, by placing their palm onto the unit, to deserve a free Gatorade which it would then dispense. If the “reading” wasn’t high enough, it would suggest the user do more (burpees, jumping jacks, etc.) to work […]

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UBER Breathalyzer Kiosk

It’s after midnight on King Street West in Downtown Toronto – a guarantee that you’ll run into a bunch of people who’ve had way too much to drink and who should not be driving. UBER to the rescue! Setting up a breathalyzer kiosk that analyzes your alcohol level and summons an UBER car if you […]

Disney-fy your cake

Disney has launched projection mapping as part of their Wishes Collection Wedding package available at Walt Disney World. Brides and Grooms can now customize their wedding cake to have animations from their favorite Disney movies projected onto the fondant surface of their wedding cakes. As if weddings weren’t expensive enough these packages start at $12,000!

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iPhone 6 Saphire Glass

For all of those iPhone users who have had that OMG moment of smashing their screen, there might be hope yet for the new iPhone 6 which is rumored to have a Sapphire Crystal Display. A somewhat reassuring demo of its capacity to take a kicking without cracking!

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3D printing…a house.

Using a 6.6-meter-tall, 32-meter-long industrial printer and a mixture of construction waste (sand, concrete and glass fiber) and concrete for printing material a Chinese company is using 3D-printing technology to build cheap housing. A single story one room house can be built for less than $5,000.

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The first 3D Printer Tattoo

A design school in Paris, called ENSCI les Ateliers, hosted a workshop organised by the French Ministry of culture that challenged participants to pick a digital material and remix it. One group decided to hack a desktop 3D printer and enable it to trace a real tattoo onto skin. Any volunteers?

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Augmented Acoustics

Making some sweet music with your hands – CONTACT is an audio interface that uses the Leap Motion Controller to manipulate and visualize sounds generated from interaction with a simple wooden surface.