Media & Entertainment (173)
3D print goes mainstream
Virgina Tech University has launched the “DreamVendor”, an interactive 3D printing station. Users simply need to bring a SD-media card containing the data for the 3D print out to the self-serve shop.
Why it matters
3D printing has featured in the news considerably in the past year, but it’s often considered as a tool that DIY-geeks, scientists or designers would have access to. This will change dramatically with 3D print shops popping up soon. To which extent will retail and production merge? And how will brands deal with this legally - now that even any solid object can be copied?
You Do is the world’s first website which acts as a platform for users to set challenges for others. You can put absolutely any challenge on the site ranging from sensible problem-solving challenges to more reckless and entertaining acts. Many of the tasks involve payment as reward for completing the challenge and the reward can be claimed once a video recording is uploaded onto the site.
For the launch of the “Wall Street movie” in France, the radio station RTL has created a street marketing campaign, offering Parisians free rides in New York style yellow cabs that show the movie trailer. All people have to do is to hail a yellow cab and give “RTL” as a password.