Posts Categorized: Advertising

Samsung helped create these new smart shoes

February 15, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Apps, Best Practices, Branding, Collaboration, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Equipment, Fashion, Participation, Sports, Start-Ups, Technology

Ever wish your shoes could give you feedback on your game? Well now that might be a soon reality. A startup company named Salted Venture, with the help of Samsung, developed shoes that can coach you on how to improve your golf swing. They are being called lofit, and are the new look of Smart Shoes…. Read more »

Petcube Scoops Up $2.6 Million So You Can Entertain Your Pet From Anywhere

February 10, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Audio, Broadcast, Community, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Interaction, Live Stream, Products, Social TV, Technology, Video, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, WiFi

PetCube allows virtual owner/pet interaction with their “built in, app controlled laser toy” to entertain the pet while away.  The $199 pet monitoring system comes equipped with a built in microphone and 720 HD video capabilities in order to entertain and talk to the animal in real time.  Consumers can find PetCube through PetCube, Amazon,… Read more »

Oculus wants to make it easy to get everything you need to dive into virtual reality

February 9, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Anticipatory Computing, Collaboration, New Media, Participation, Social Media, Streaming, Television, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, YouTube

Oculus-ready PC bundles from ASUS, Alienware and Dell, pre-sell for $1499 Next week. Consumers can pre-order the bundles from Best Buy, Amazon, and the Microsoft Store starting next week. Anyone who has already pre-ordered a Rift can upgrade to get one of the PCs too and grab the discount using an offer code that will appear next week… Read more »

Connecting Livestream Stars with Brands

February 5, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Apps, Branding, Broadcast, Cellphone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Filmmaking, Instagram, Interaction, Live Stream, New Media, Participation, periscope, periscope, Products, Reviews, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Streaming, Technology, Television, Video, Vine

  A newcomer to the startup scene, Applause, is making waves as a marketing connector in live video and media content. Brands need influencers to help with promotion and Applause steps in to make the process easier for everyone. Particularly focusing on Twitter’s Periscope app, CEO’s such as Jon Jacques have become quite familiar with the platforms capabilities…. Read more »

Star Wars IX Will Be Shot On Film

January 29, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Docucomedy, Documentary, Equipment, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Installation, Interaction, Large Scale Art Installations, Movie, Music, New Media, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Reviews, Short Film, Space, Sundance, Technology, Uncategorized, Video, Virtual Reality

Star Wars IX will be shot on film because using digital would be anachronistic. Colin Trevorrow, the director of Star Wars: Episode IX, say he wants to shoot the 2019 movie using real film not digital cameras. And why? Because using digital would be anachronistic. “I could never shoot Star Wars on anything but [film] because it’s… Read more »

The First Ever Electronic Music Awards Is Coming To FOX In April

January 28, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Audio, Best Practices, Black Friday, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Community, Conversation, Interaction, Music, Participation, Social Media, Technology, Video

When it comes to being recognized by the Grammys, the two most neglected genres have been hip hop and electronic music. But while hip hop has had a number of its own award shows over the years including the BET Hip Hop Awards, electronic music hasn’t had its own major gala to shine the light… Read more »

Super Bowl Sunday Is Little Over A Week Away… Cue The Tech Advertising Campaigns.

January 27, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Disruption, Docucomedy, Documentary, Ebooks, Education, Gesture Control

Tech companies are ready to make the most from one of the biggest sporting events in the world, the Super Bowl. That includes Amazon, which will air its first-ever Big Game commercial during the 50th edition of the NFL’s main event. The ad’s teaser focuses on the Echo speaker and Alexa, the retailer’s virtual assistant,… Read more »

Brand New Music Series To Debut on AXSTV This Sunday

January 22, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Documentary, Equipment, Facebook, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Large Scale Art Installations, Press Release, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Virtual Reality, YouTube

Brand new live music series called “Breaking Band” is set to premiere this coming Sunday (Jan. 24) on AXSTV.  The music series will have an incredible rockstar line up, including names like Dave Navarro, Moby and Sebastian Bach, whom will give bands a chance to not only receive mentorship but a possibility to perform live,… Read more »

The EHang 184 Is A Human-Sized Drone Taking Off At CES

January 8, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Filmmaking, Gesture Control, Google, History, Hologram, Home, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, LG, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, New Media, Panel, Participation, Press Release, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Transportation, Virtual Reality

Human sized Drones? Yes please.  A lot of really cool things were revealed at CES 2016 but nothing can probably touch what was revealed just a few short hours ago by Chinese UAV company, EHang.  The EHang 184, a human-sized drone built by the Chinese UAV company just won the best “My Drone Is Better Than Your… Read more »

IBM Connects With Japan’s Softbank

January 7, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Community, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Game, Interaction, Participation, Remix Culture, Social Media, Technology, Uncategorized, Video

IBM announced a short time ago at CES 2016 that the company is also working with Japan’s Softbank on the development of Pepper, its new robot that is now starting to ship outside of Japan for the first time. Watson-powered Pepper will draw on a wide range of data sources, from images and text through to social… Read more »