Innovation

oculusrift1

Secret Location delves into VR

As its clients start testing out virtual reality executions, the Toronto-based transmedia agency has partnered with a creative collective dedicated to the platform.

Fuel_141217_130

Fuelling a Playground

Ottawa-based Fuel is the latest agency to jump on the “incubator within an agency” train, launching a new division dedicated to playing with cool techy toys.

trace

Tracing the action

The group that brought us Slyce now has a drone camera that tracks movement all on its own.

shutterstock_198169034

Googling 2015

Want to stay ahead of the creative game this year? Google’s Mike Halminen lays out where the industry is going.

shutterstock_225259114

Now trending in media and tech

Will 2015 be the year that contactless payment finally takes off? How about wearables, internet-connected devices or 3D printing? Where does video stand? Deloitte’s annual survey takes a look.

rollkerssmall-jpg

What’s hot at CES

Will robotic plants be the next big thing? Can 3D food printers take off? Check out the cool tech from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

EK4A4531

2015: Hack at it

From our year-end issue, publisher Mary Maddever on reinvention and a 2015 wishlist.

shutterstock_139362860

Trending in #2015

From smart shelves to new fulfillment options, here’s what the pundits predict will be big in shopper marketing.

shutterstock_191393468

Gifts for the marketer who has everything

Your gift guide, complete with drones and sleep machines, from Lg2′s Chris Hirsch and Nellie Kim.

shutterstock

Advertising made simple

Leo Burnett’s Thomas Kenny has some lessons on simplicity from music types.

shutterstock_162181448

Looking beyond bright, shiny objects

Not all trends that glitter are gold, says Ken Wong. Here’s his guide for finding marketing greatness.

Angry_Birds_Space

How to keep up in the age of speed

Jackman Reinvents’ David Moore on how brand and business strategies must be unified.

Pizza-Hut

Subconscious Menu

Can’t decide what to order? Pizza Hut is tracking eye movement to figure out what your subconscious desires.

shutterstock_137403869

Buying bold ideas

What’s holding companies back from exploring that crazy, but awesome idea? KBS’s Nick Dean says it’s time brands step up to the plate.

RRU_Futureview_06

Google Glassing the road less travelled

Royal Roads University wanted to bring its classroom to the world, so it teched-out some students for a virtual tour.