Media & Entertainment (173)
The “Me” in entertainment
Intel is converting social media profiles into infographics using its ‘What About Me?’ tool, that provide not only statistics, but a snapshot of a person’s individual online social life broken out by topic, behaviour, and personality.
Why it matters
‘Impersonal’ companies that struggle to connect with consumers are starting to up their game, using their technological prowess to promote humanism. We know people love to learn about themselves. How can other tech companies start to make their brands more interesting by offering entertainment tools that help consumers understand something about themselves? Where are there other opportunities to co-opt a concept (like personality tests) in a way that incites curiosity?
Nicko Nogués and Carolina Rivera have started the initiative 365diasdefestivales.org. This is an online platform designed to spread the good mood of a music festival to every day of the year.
To achieve this, they count on the support of several artists and groups that have decided to collaborate selflessly in the project – acting for free to generate mini-concerts and gigs throughout the year. Entry is controlled by festival bands and sold for 5€.
The ‘Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2011 collection’ is giving its consumers more than a front row view by creating a full 360 degree view of the catwalk through the lenses of 52 carefully situated cameras. This 360 degree view is available live on your iPhone or iPad at louisvuitton.fashionshow.com, or even on facebook.