YouTube bought outdoor at the first World Series game and executed the best campaign since Sandy Koufax pitched a complete game shutout in 1965. Perfectly centred on the live TV screen was the YouTube play button, giving viewers the impression that the live feed was a YouTube video. Provoked a frenzy of ‘that’s so distracting’ on social media and popped awareness of YouTubeTV.
It counts as a strike every time you try clicking the still image above.
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Go back a few hundred years; if you wanted to impress the masses, you used stone and mortar. Even now, when you walk into Notre Dame or Sagrada Familia it has a visceral impact. It says to a puny human being: you are in a place of significance.
Here’s the video about the Salesforce.com offices. It’s four minutes, but worth your time.
You might think that’s a lot of effort and expense to impress the couriers, but last count the video of the install had 46 million views.
The work was done by Obscura Digital whose digital projections have graced the Sydney Opera House and the Empire State Building. Worth visiting their site to see the Empire State job for Harper’s Bazaar.
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American style men’s wear in an English outdoor campaign by BMB London. Product sold exclusively through a Chinese-owned department store. They’re all famous rugby players. One of them forgets to do up the buttons. Beautifully executed. Plays to the strength of OOH, to wit, a great way to start a public conversation.
The Born Free Foundation use digital interactive like this: You text a donation to the charity and the orca JUMPS OUT of the screen and swims to freedom via other screens in the vicinity. A new orca then appears in the tank, waiting for the next liberating donation. Is that cool fund-raising OR WHAT? Spin up an idea and talk to us about interactive. 9388 7844.
This Mazda campaign uses facial recognition software to keep count of how many heads turn to actively engage with the display. As a viewer you have the experience of being acknowledged for your interest, re-inforcing your choice to lend attention. It ain’t called interactive for nothing.
Remember when sampling meant just giving stuff away? As the Coke Zero video illustrates, you gotta get bang for your buck with your sampling. The secret formula, known up til now by only five people in the world, is digital + imagination = engagement + social sharing. Notice how integral outdoor is to the campaign. Then call Media Tonic with your campaign idea. 9388 7844.