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?
The magazine TV-Movie recently published a limited edition issue with a built-in solar powered led light. By pressing a button, Jack Sparrow’s jewellery shines with energy previously stored by the solar cells on the magazine cover.
Dubai-based fitness company ‘In Motion’ are combining fitness and interactive gaming in order to address the health and wellbeing of today’s youth. The company make use of the latest ‘exergaming’ equipment, combined with an integrated educational curriculum that teaches practical strategies to improve physical activity and eating habits.