Budget Direct offers virtual ride with ‘Captain Risky’

Budget Direct offers virtual ride with ‘Captain Risky’

Australian insurance firm Budget Direct worked with 303 MullenLowe in Sydney to create a virtual ad-within-an-ad for which gives audiences the chance to ride with Captain Risky as he performs a spectacular double helix jump stunt. This case study looks at how the VR venture got viewers sharing in droves. Case study summary • Insurance […]

Using geolocation, a mobile microsite – Mahou-San Miguel uses online gaming to engage fans ahead of final

Using geolocation, a mobile microsite – Mahou-San Miguel uses online gaming to engage fans ahead of final

Mahou-San Miguel, the most important beer brand in Spain, leveraged its sports sponsorships by hosting an online game for consumers aged 18 to 50 leading up to a football match between two Madrid rivals. This case study looks at how the brand used online gaming to engage fans to reach 10% of Madrid’s population. CAMPAIGN […]

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Launches First-to-Market Mobile Programmatic Interscroller

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Launches First-to-Market Mobile Programmatic Interscroller

SpringHill Suites by Marriott capitalized on the popularity surrounding mobile video by leveraging a programmatic interscroller format to offer users an immersive tour of a room, resulting in nearly three times higher ad engagement than the benchmark for hospitality brands. The subsidiary of Marriott International teamed up with video advertising and digital display platform Celtra, […]

Pushing the boundaries of the mobile web – AKQA’s “La French Touch”

Pushing the boundaries of the mobile web – AKQA’s “La French Touch”

INSIGHT For their 300th anniversary, Martell wanted to unveil a new La French Touch limited edition that showcases L’Art de Vivre in a contemporary way. IDEA AKQA were tasked to bring people on an unexpected journey by creating unique packaging that transforms into an interactive 360° mobile experience. The user guides the Martell Swift by […]

Pokémon Go smart sneaker concept lets you play using your feet

Pokémon Go smart sneaker concept lets you play using your feet

If you thought you’d seen every Pokémon Go accessory possible, think again. We present to you: Pokémon Go-enabled sneakers! The idea, which is still a concept at this stage, was created by New York-based start-up Vixole, a company working on “smart sneakers” with embedded LED displays and sensors. On Vixole’s website, the smart sneakers are […]

Virgin America Teams with Spotify for Destination Playlists

Virgin America Teams with Spotify for Destination Playlists

Virgin America has just launched its app, and along with the usual flight booking, online check-in and digital boarding pass features, the smartphone app links to curated playlists on Spotify, themed around your destination. The playlists span a wide range of genres, with most cities boasting multiple choices, so for New York you can either […]

People in Cardiff can now use an app to give away food they don’t want rather than let it go to waste

People in Cardiff can now use an app to give away food they don’t want rather than let it go to waste

The UK’s first ever food-sharing app OLIO launches in Cardiff to help combat food waste in the city. Smartphone users in Cardiff will have access to the app, which has been described as Freecycle for food, providing local people and businesses with a simple way to cut food waste. The free app connects neighbours with […]

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