U.S. fashion magazine, InStyle, has created an iPad app that lets women virtually try out different hair cuts, styles and colors as they appear augmented on the user. The app aggregates Facebook pictures, uplodoaded photos, and those taken by an iPad 2 to detect the shape of the user’s face and replace their current hair style with new photo-realistic versions of celebrity cuts. Other features include style suggestions based on face shape and the ability to sample celebrity hair cuts. InStyle As featured in the Future of Retail report. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Moonbot Studios, a multi-platform company specializing in storytelling, has recently unveiled a narrative app of “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore,” a short film by author-illustrator William Joyce and co-director Brandon Oldenburg. The film won the San Jose’s CINEQUEST Festival’s “Best Animated Short Film Award” and Cleveland International Film Festival’s “Best Animated Short Film Award.” Available for $4.99 in iTunes, the app presents an alternative storytelling experience by blending together elements of animated films and allows the reader to animate each page with the touch of their finger. Watch the video below: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr.
This is a pretty nice concept from the Miami Ad School New York. The concept was designed for Sharpie and it incorporates a social annotation platform based on interactive notes. The aim is to transform the way that we can read magazines on the iPad, creating a social and dynamic experience.