Posts tagged with: Video
23 April 2013
Entrepreneurs in Oakland, California are using abandoned spaces to aid fledgling companies and kickstart an urban revival. Launched by two entrepreneurs in an effort to revitalize Oakland's struggling retail scene, Popuphood is offering free space to local designers, artists, and shopowners. So far the 'small business incubator' has attracted five new storefronts and hopes to continue the fight against urban decay. Check out a trailer for the upcoming Popuphood documentary here.
09 January 2013
Skip expensive set-top boxes with PLAiR, a USB dongle that can stream any music video, photo album, or webisode from your phone to your TV in under 30 seconds. Currently in beta, PLAiR uses a magnetic system to adjust content to any television size and offers a multi-platform search engine to allow users choice between YouTube, CNN, Disney Channel, College Humor and many more. Expected to be released in the second quarter of 2013, the pint-sized keychain will be big competition for Apple and Google TV services.
18 December 2012
MINI and SPCA Auckland teamed up for the annual pet adoption drive, taking things quite literally this year.
Over the course of two months Monty, Porter, and Ginny (three local SPCA rescue dogs) trained with the New Zealand MINI driving team. After hours and hours behind a faux wheel with specially fitted controls the dogs hit the road for real, taking their skills to the track. Porter’s first solo ride, captured on video, has gone viral worldwide and the trio of talented pups has since appeared on Campbell Live and Good Morning America.
The #drivingdogs campaign hopes to raise awareness and inspire New Zealander’s to consider the SPCA rescue pets when adopting a new furry friend.
06 December 2012
As part of the Moving the Still: The Online GIF Festival & Exhibition taking place at Miami Art Week 2012, sponsors Smart Water and Tumblr partnered with LEGS Media to create a short and sweet history of the internet’s beloved GIF. Using a mix of mediums to explain the birth of another, the film chronicles the most enduring platform on the world wide webs. Click on the photo below to enjoy the clip and maybe even learn a little.
05 December 2012
Researchers at the MIT Media Lab have developed a 3D viewing screen that no longer requires goofy movie theater goggles or any kind of eye wear at all.
04 December 2012
While there are numerous motion-control systems available on the market, a San Francisco start-up has made the technology available to anybody with a USB port. Leap Motion has amplified gesture recognition beyond the wide-motion scans commonly used in the Wii, Microsoft Kinect, etc. and can distinguish individual finger movements that are as small as 1/100th of a millimeter.
03 December 2012
Delta has created an ever-evolving in-flight video to catch the attention of weary, repeat travelers.
The airline partnered with Wieden + Kennedy NY to add some humor and energy to their standard pre-flight safety videos. Several portions of each spot were recorded many times with varying characters and will then be continuously rotated to ensure that each flight features a unique mix of small, humorous details for a completely new safety experience.
30 November 2012
Bravo, the network built on plasticy housewives and millionaire everything, is now bringing its viewers social television.
“Play Live”, an app available on desktop, mobile, and tablet devices, made its debut on “Watch What Happens Live”, the after-hours talk show of Bravo head-honcho Andy Cohen. The app will allow Bravo lovers to weigh-in and vote live on hard hitting topics such as “Hottest Housewives” to unlock exclusive online promos and coupons.
28 November 2012
As you get back into your routines from the holiday break, we here at Red Peak just want to remind everyone to stay safe on their commutes with a short video made by the Melbourne Metro.
24 October 2012
Demonstrating that its monitor is "So Real It's Scary," LG freaks out elevator riders. Launched five days ago and already has 3+ million views.