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Interactive digital billboard signs with cameras that are able to detect gender and age of people who walk by. The digital signage screens then displays advertising messages customized to the target person.
Why it matters
Waste circulation for mass media like billboards is still very high. How can this technology and others like it change the face of impersonal “massvertising”?
10. February 2011
15th Avenue Coffee & Tea looks nothing like a Starbucks. But, this new café, named after the street where it is situated, is a Starbucks. Starbucks has decided to un-brand it’s newest location in Washington DC. By featuring local entertainment, sourcing from local bakeries and donating leftover food to the local parish, these new un-branded cafés aim to integrate themselves into the fabric of the neighbourhood.
“E-cat” is an invention by Italian engineer Andrea Rossi. It’s a device that produces a nuclear reaction, releasing a large amount of energy without any radioactive waste.