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7- December-2022


Written by (Georgina Stronach)

Keeping the #interactiverevolution alive, we are back with a brand new edition of Xi insights. In this edition we are bringing you an array of new and exciting experiences, innovation and cultural themed insights guaranteed to get you excited for the year ahead…

See more sights than you could imagine with this sight seeing experience! We are seeing increasingly more creative use cases of AR, and this is no exception. Turing the Arc de Triomphe into a lego character seems like a match made in heaven! Only in AR.

AR tracking on national monuments with LEGO

Are you as excited as we are? If you are a Disney fan then don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself into the magical world of Disney! With the help of interactive technology such as Augmented Reality and QR codes, visitors will be able to bring Disney characters to life and create unbelievable experiences with their friends by celebrating the iconic Disney characters, stories and friendships. When magic and technology become one everything is possible!

Disney Wonder of Friendship, the Experience

Want to relax or have a break in the middle of a stressful day? Pixel Artworks has unveiled a brand new immersive, mindfulness experience at Outernet London, drawing on the facility’s LED screens, audio system and box breathing techniques to bring calm to commuters for free. A great example of how technology can help support health and wellbeing in an anxious society that needs it more than ever.

The healing power of digital light

Technology has it’s disadvantages but it definitely has its advantages too, like the ability to spread awareness about serious matters! This is exactly what Balearic Islands Department of Tourism’s Strategic Tourism Agency (AETIB) has done. To spread awareness about preserving the imperilled Posidonia oceanic meadows, they developed evolving NFT superheroes, to enhance public involvement in the preservation and protection of endangered plants. This unique digital experience, creates an active and valuable engagement by simply owning a digital collectible or NFT.

Transforming NFTs into interactive and changing digital assets

Thinking of buying flowers any time soon, but need a bit of advise? Meet Daisy, Arena Flowers newest recruit. Daisy will be able to help any customer that needs help due to her technical knowledge and will be able to multitask helping lots of customers at the same time reducing waiting time and improving customer experience overall! But guess what? Daisy is an AI bot! This technology is designed to make information about our business available to everyone, even to customers who have difficulty reading or writing.

Generative AI-powered florist, ‘Daisy’

Immerse yourself in a different dimension by creating new AI generated videos! Runway recently announced the next step forward in generative AI gen. A video generation AI system that can efficiently generate video in any style, all while retaining quality and flexibility. Gen 1 is realistically and consistently apply the composition and style of an image or text prompt to the target video, allowing you to generate new video content using an existing video.

Runway GI

Until next time,The Xi Gang xx