"The World's First Spoken-Word Trending Engine" - SohoHouse

We turned their 1072 square meter Carriage Works Sydney theatre into a giant, real-time emerging topics trending engine. We installed an array of directional and parabolic mics strategically through the theatre. Each line-out connected directly to a dedicated speech-to-text engine. This took snippets of conversations spoken live from the theatre, and generated a live visualisation portraying ideas as they spread through the audience.

"What Twitter Would Look Like, Without A Laptop Or Smartphone” - Fast Company

Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” once a year TEDx Sydney creates a forum designed to give Australian communities, organisations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED talks (non-commercial/not for profit).

theophane.co.uk/mimeisthai-a-spoken-word-generative-trending

"Mimeisthai is a wonderful hybrid of technology, social media and human curiosity."
- Neville Brody, D&AD President. 2013 D&AD Awards Top 5 President Picks.
Awards:
Adfest Grand Prix - Interactive
Adfest Grand Prix - Innovation
Adfest Bronze - Best Use of Social Media
One Show Design Bronze - Data Visualisation
One Show Interactive Finalist - Interaction Design
One Show Entertainment Finalist - Experiential
One Show Entertainment Finalist - Branded Apps
New York Festival Silver - Avante Garde
New York Festival Silver - Event Promo
New York Festival Bronze - Ambient
New York Festival Bronze - Digital Design
New York Festival Finalist - Environmental Design
AWARD Silver - Best Use of Digital in a Promo
AWARD Bronze - Emerging Digital
D&AD In book - Spatial Design - Installations
London International Awards Silver - Weird Wonderful Work
London International Awards Silver - Innovative Use of Digital
London International Awards Bronze - Environmental Installations/Displays
Digital Asia Gold - Media Innovation
Digital Asia Silver- Best Use of Social Media
Digital Asia Bronze - Online PR
Spikes Silver - Use of Media
Spikes Finalist - Environmental Design
Spikes Finalist - Other Digital Channels
The FWA Website of the Day

Music: Bollywood Blades by Professor Kliq (soundcloud.com/professorkliq) is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/).

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