Is outdoor the new TV?
Thanks to digital, outdoor is quickly becoming that certain "had-to-see-it" element that, if done well, cuts through the clutter in a way most other channels today (digital or otherwise) simply can't.
One remarkable feature of this year's list is how many slots go to Coca-Cola, which simply owns experiential marketing these days. Another is the innovation in vending machines.
Here are our favorite initiatives of the year so far. Let us know if you agree.
10. Nokia Lumia Live Augmented Reality 'Angry Birds' Game
Flip the bird or just get your boogie on. It's all good.
9. Invisible Mercedes Benz
Not so much cutting through the clutter as phasing through it.
8. TNT's Dynamite Street Promo
Technically, the only thing digital here is the activation device. But the results are priceless.
7. Tic Tac's 'Bad Breath'
Kind of like a flash faint than a flash mob. But it's for a good cause.
6. Ford Pinball Park
Pinball wizardry meets the pitfalls of parking on a busy street.
5. 'Axe Anarchy': Outdoor Ads Visible Only If You're Wearing Sunglasses
Attention voyeurs of the world: Has Axe Anarchy have an ad for you.
4. Shafted: Elevator Riders Get Big Surprise from LG
Call it Schadenfreude in the elevator shaft.
3. Coke Zero '007' Vending Machine... Read more
In 2012, 3D projection mapping wasn't just for building facades anymore.
On the heels of our big Top 10 Augmented Reality Initiatives for 2012, here's our list of the 10 best projection mapping projects from the year so far.
The big trend in 3D projection this year? Moving away from projections on just buildings to, well, projections on anything and everything - indoors and out.
But what's you're view? Agree or disagree with us? What initiatives make your list?
One thing's for sure: We can't wait to see where this emerging tech takes us next.
10. Barco at Caesars Palace
What happens in Vegas sometimes goes viral.
9. 'Carmapping' Citroen DS5: 3D Projection Mapping on a Car
Putting 3D projection mapping in motion.
8. Samsung Gives Some Face Time to 3D Projection Mapping
3D projection mapping for the Galaxy Y Duos does double time with this dude's face.
6. 2012 Bud Lite Hotel
Okay, we'll drink to this.
5. 3D Projection Game on Building Uses iPad As Controller
Eristoff innovates. Why didn't Absolut - or even Red Bull - think of this first?
4. 3D Projection Comes to Haute Couture
One physical dress. Lots of different looks.
3. Lil Wayne Uses Projection Mapping to Promo New Fashion Line
2. Skyway International Light Festival
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