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Students’ Corner: Tweets for treats

October 31, 2012 at 8:00 by Martina Comments

Even if I’m posting this on October 31st, this project hasn’t got much to do with Halloween night. However, the title of the post, couldn’t have been more appropriate. Yes, I’m presenting you an interactive box, a cookies distributor, that gets activated by a tweet. It’s a cool experience prototype created at the Umeå Institute of Design.

The cookie box reacts to a certain hash tag being sent via Twitter to push out a cookie to whoever is near the box. Even if this is just a prototype, I thinks it opens the doors to quite a few fun in-store or ambient interactive experiences. I can already see the next Coca-Cola vending machine doing something fun with this…

via DesignTaxi.

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