Today's Weird Idea From the Future: Ads That Want to Kiss You

Japanese scientists hook up sensors to digital displays

Good news, awkward fanboys! Japanese scientists are working around the clock to make digital ads interactive enough that you can make out with them. Keidai Ogawa, a researcher at Keio University who is obsessed with his country's pop idols, has outfitted digital posters of them with ultrasound sensors that change the image to a kissy-kissy face as you approach.

AW+

WORK SMARTER - LEARN, GROW AND BE INSPIRED.

Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in