Media & Entertainment (173)
Making physical, digital
Movidón is an app that allows you to share localised digital messages with friends and followers on your social networks. For instance, you can leave a message for a friend at the entrance of the Museo del Prado. When the friend arrives there, they’ll receive the message which can be music, photos, videos or just a comment about the place.
Why it matters
It’s an interesting way to share valuable information with your friends, clients or consumers. But more importantly, in this 2.0 digital world, this app removes the fine barrier between the online and offline world. Can you think of ways of extending a combined offline and online experience for your customers that could engage them further?
Students at the Technical University in Berlin are developing a new digital photographic device that takes panoramic view pictures covering all angles. The device is in fact a soft padded ball with 36 integrated cameras. To take a picture, the ball needs to be thrown in the air. At the highest point, the ball takes one picture.
Books have been sold through vending machines for a long time now in Brazil. But for the first time, people can pay what they think the book is worth. A minimum price was set at approximately $1 USD to purchase a book a reader may fancy.