Tokyo DOOH Network Has 11,500 Screens In Taxis

February 23, 2024 by Dave Haynes

Language is a big barrier, and it steadily nags at me that much of what gets covered here overlooks what goes on in other …

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Tokyo’s Shinjuku District About To Get Even More Animated With Nightly Projection Mapping Shows

February 15, 2024 by Dave Haynes

The bustling Shinjuku business and entertainment district of Tokyo is about to host what is billed as the largest permanent projection mapping experience – …

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LED Back Wall Dominates Conceptual Shop For Presumably High-End Shoes In Tokyo

October 30, 2023 by Dave Haynes

This is a concept store for the URA apparel brand in a “semi-basement” back lane location in the Harajuku/Jingumae district of Tokyo, VERY minimalist …

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Japanese Railway Auto-Translates Customer Queries As Chats On Transparent Screens In Station

August 3, 2023 by Dave Haynes

A Japanese passenger railway has started testing a service that auto-translates conversations at customer information counters – enabling foreign travellers with little or no …

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1M Daily Commuters Take A Color Bath At Tokyo’s Hyper-Busy Shinjuku Station

June 22, 2022 by Dave Haynes

Just stumbled on this 2021 project from Montreal’s Moment Factory – a grand-scale synchronized multimedia experience in the east-west passageway of Tokyo’s Shinjuku Station, …

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Digital Signage Japan Wraps Up Near Tokyo, Pulling An Estimated 30,000 Attendees

June 17, 2022 by Dave Haynes

Here’s a video glimpse of Digital Signage Japan, which was running the last three days at an exhibition center in the general orbit of …

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Watch: Nike Delivers One Of The Best 3D Illusion Pieces Yet Seen On Big DOOH Billboards

March 22, 2022 by Dave Haynes

This is a particularly good piece of 3D creative – unsurprisingly from Nike, which understands the value of that – running now on a …

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Watch How A Giant Animated 3D Cat Jumps Between LED Boards In Tokyo

January 11, 2022 by Dave Haynes

There are now plenty of examples of three-dimensional optical illusion content on big LED ad displays in major cities, and also many different takes …

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Tokyo Olympics Used Projection Mapping In Novel Ways, But The Most Stunning Visual Wasn’t Quite Real

August 9, 2021 by Dave Haynes

If you watched any of the Olympics in Tokyo on broadcast TV or online you would have seen some stunning visual effects. The one …

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Some 600 Panasonic Digital Signage Displays In Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium, But No Ticketholders To See Them

July 30, 2021 by Dave Haynes

The track and field events are now up and literally running at the new National Stadium in Tokyo for the Olympics, allowing viewers to …

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Tokyo Airport Duty-Free Uses LED All The Way Down To Merchandising Counters

July 7, 2021 by Dave Haynes

It’s rare to see a new-build store kitted out with digital displays BEFORE it gets merchandised and opened up, so this is an interesting …

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50-Meter Wide 12K LED Barge Set For Tokyo Oympics Sailing Contests

July 5, 2021 by Dave Haynes

While the content world is still pretty early on the adoption curve for 8K, there is already activity happening and real-world demos of 12K …

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