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Event Marketing Technology and Interactive Exhibit Technology powered by Sparks. Each month we’ll deliver highlights of intriguing new interactive technology and uncover new trends in the event marketing industry. We cover reactive walls, augmented reality apps, interactive touch screens, surface tables, kiosks, micro tiles and more. Each month we will bring to you the latest emerging technologies in experiential marketing, custom trade show exhibits,  consumer events and activations, themed environments, custom retail display and fixture technology, and more. Click here to download our latest Interactives White Paper.

Magic of Flying

Interactive Environments

British Airways - “Magic of Flying” - This award-winning interactive billboard for British Airways receives the transponder data of overhead flights and uses it to guide prerecorded video images of children that seem to point at the passing airplanes while call out their destinations.

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Sep 19
Breaking the Surface

Breaking the Surface

Mediatecture

Breaking the Surface - interactive ocean. - Designed for the 10 year anniversary of Lundin Norway. Four design companies collaborated to create a reactive space that demonstrates the relationship between underwater geological features and the surface of the ocean. They used over 500 acrylic pipes that moved though holes between two floors. Visitors on the bottom floor can move the installation, which reacts to their presence, creating ‘waves’ that appear to viewers on the floor above.

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Sep 19
Spacemaker VR

Spacemaker VR

Software Tools

Spacemaker VR - Los Angeles company Digital Physical has developed a 3D render application that quickly and easily renders files from programs like 3D Studio Max into 3D VR environments that can be explored with popular gaming VR devices like Oculus Rift. The application comes with a 3ds Max plugin, can render over 22 3D filetypes and is designed to be simple and portable so that clients and designers can easily view models on a laptop or at home.

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Sep 19
Blacksmith Genesis 3D All-In-One

Blacksmith Genesis 3D All-In-One

Hardware Innovation

Affordable  all-in-one 3D scanner/printer/copier - The Genesis is a self contained unit by startup company Blacksmith that can scan 3D objects and uses an additive process print out multiple copies of the scan. The unit will retail for around $2200 US and is about the size of a coffee maker. The units also came with video cameras that let users monitor the progress of the printout remotely and even control aspects with their mobile phones.

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Sep 19
DSTRUX

DSTRUX

Mobile Applications

DSTRUX - iOS files that self destruct. - Anyone who has sent or posted a file or image that they later wished they did not (a long list to be sure) should take heart that they can now have increased control of what happens to their file after it’s sent. DSTRUX is an iOS app that not only lets you know who is sharing your files, but allows you to make them delete themselves if things get out of hand.

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