Remember that video we had posted about two weeks ago that showcased a product with an ability to bring virtual items into the real world? If so, that probably left a fairly impressed, but skeptical impression. Though the skepticism is indeed justified, it is in fact a real product. Before
The video below can speak for itself, and quite well I must say. Honestly, it only needs a short introduction since it is something you will have to see yourself: the video is of a real product for the iPhone that can be purchased by you once we reveal exactly
According to a report today on the Wall Street Journal [subscription required], CBS and ABC and preparing their TV shows to be available on the iPad free of charge. ABC plans to stream its shows — with commercial breaks — in a dedicated iPad app, while CBS plans to offer content via an iPad formatted web page.
With the launch of the iPad only days away, the CBS television network has announced that it is presently updating its web site to provide HTML5-based video playback on its web site, thus bypassing Adobe's Flash technology. Per The Other Mac Blog, visits to the CBS.com web site using the iPad SDK Simulator or spoofing your browser's User-Agent to impersonate an iPad, you are sent to a different version of the video
This new version of the video does not yet work but appears to be based on HTML5. The css files reference HTML5 and have a number of "webkit" specific calls. Webkit is the browser engine used in the iPad's mobile safari. While the videos don't currently play, the "fullscreen mode" reportedly already works in the iPad simulator.
While there have been a lot of really cool uses for the iPhone, it's not often that we see one that really "wow's" us. This is one of them. CBS Outdoor is partnering with digital creative agency Clusta to develop a new advertising platform that will let users manipulate 3D advertisements of products using their iPhone.