BBC Home Entertainment partners with Appshaker Ltd to announce its first Augmented Reality Tour in the US, in support of the Blu-ray/DVD Frozen Planet available April 17, 2012. With 4 distinctive broadcast quality 3D scenes, the consumer will have the opportunity to place themselves right inside the content, where they can interact with the animals of the Polar Region. This event acts as an organic cross between an art installation and advertising. With live streaming from each event, family and friends can share their experience around the world. The three market tour runs from April 19 – April 22 in New Jersey, Illinois and California. Immerse yourself in the world of Frozen Planet with penguins, seals, polar bears, and orcas, live on screen as you have never experienced before inspired by the television series Frozen Planet, co produced by BBC/Discovery Channel, which made its US television debut March 18 on Discovery reaching over 25 million viewers. Locations: - Short Hills Mall, (New York audience), 1200 Morris Turnpike Short Hills, NJ - Woodfield Mall, (Chicago audience), 5 Woodfield Mall Schaumburg, IL - Sunvalley Mall, (San Francisco audience). 1 Sun Valley Mall #228 Concord, CA For more information on Appshaker, please head to appshaker.co.uk or visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/appshakerUK About Appshaker: Over the past two years, UK based Appshaker has created augmented reality systems on a variety of platforms for multinational brands such as Ford, General Electric, Guinness World Records, National Geographic and many more. Appshaker is a digital creative agency devoted to building the finest online experiences for brands across the world. Appshaker specialises in bleeding edge augmented reality systems, mobile and social media based applications to generate awareness, enhance brand experience, increase sales and entertain simultaneously.
Creative Direction: Alex Poulson / Kevin Jackson Art Direction: Barnabas Nanay Production Direction: Szabolcs Turanyi-Vadnay Technical Direction: Adam Trost 3D Design: Vertigo Digital