London’s Free Pop-Up Tech Festival Launches Today in Spitalfields
We live la vie geeky and are excited to hear Intel is bringing some the latest immersive digital experiences to Spitalfields Market in their free pop-up festival, Experience Intel. Intrepid nerds can experience brand new technology, games and interactive displays.
The market itself will play host to some extraordinary entertainment including:
- Acrobatics, scavenger hunts, on-the-spot prizes, free refreshments & face painting.
- Getting your grubby hands on with some of the latest devices – including the latest two-in-one Ultrabook™ devices, tablets, smartphones and all-in ones – provided by Acer*, Asus*, Dell*, Hewlett Packard*, Lenovo*, Motorola*, Panasonic*, Samsung*, Sony*,and Toshiba*.
- XPogo Watch as extreme-pogo-jumpers perform astonishing aerobatics, reaching heights on their souped-up pogo sticks of more than 10ft in the air. The XPogo team film and edit videos of their performances in real time and have become a YouTube sensation in the 10 years since this quirky sport first launched.
- AcroYoga Yoga and technology – you’ll be amazed how well these two fit, as you watch this uber-flexible duo perform a series of yoga-inspired strength, balance and lifting moves with an Ultrabook at centre stage!
Some of the interactive games include:
As the tour travels the world, Intel is inviting people to create their very own personalised glider. These are unique, beautiful digital artworks modelled on para-gliders. Users can create and decorate bespoke designs and then set them free in the digital universe, flying them alongside those created by other people all over the world.
A new type of game created especially for the ‘convertible’ Ultrabook format. Use an Ultrabook as a tablet to hand draw a new terrain in another universe, then flip it open to watch as a whole world of forests, jungles and grasses materialise. Use the Terra-mower to clear paths around your newly created planet and score points and bonus prizes. But be careful – too many hills and valleys in your terrain and you’ll lose control of your Terra-mower. This game is all about skill and tactics – build the best terrain for your Terra-mower and then try to score maximum points on a global leaderboard!
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