Exploring the future of digital interaction in retail, entertainment and arts, we'll be looking at some innovative applications of motion sensors, projection mapping, infra-red. We'll see how our future access to and engaging with content can be far more immersive than is typical today, and how that interaction is inherently mobile.
- News about Mobile Web and related communities from 7.05
- Main talk starts around 7.20.
- Guided Q&A from approx. 8pm
- Drinks and networking until 9pm
- Relocate to pub after 9pm
This event is free of charge. You need to register here. If you are not registered with your full name on this meetup group, grateful if you can let the organizer (matthew[dot]pearce[at]cognizant.com) know your full name for the security list, as the event is held in Cognizant's offices. If not, you may have trouble with access.
Address & directions
Second Floor, Cognizant, 1 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, W2 6BD
About the Speakers
Tim Williams thisisluma.com
Luma make innovative products. Co-founders Tim and Tom won Dragon's Den backing four years ago for their digital graffiti wall. Since then, they have gone on to work with some of the world's leading brands, retailers and events organisers offering interactive experiences in a variety of settings.
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YrMoves conjures up an intensely atmospheric disco scene, complete with the latest LED moving head lights, smoke and strobe effects. In this live experience, dancers battle it out to become champions of the dance floor. How? By throwing the best moves and clocking up the most points before time runs out!
This event will be especially interesting to:
Technology practitioners interesting in translating digital and mobile web into physical installations.
Retailers looking for to create cross-over physical/digital shopping experiences in locations other than the high-street.
Marketers and merchandisers looking for novel ways in which to engage with customers, and democratise the relationship between brand owner and consumer.