Friday, February 5, 2010

Sneak Peek: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

This coming Sunday as people are yelling at the television and others are tearing into their 5th burger, there will be a preview hitting that many have been waiting for. It's not for a movie, it's not for a light beer, and it's not for a domain web site host. Nope. It's for a theme park. In particular, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. For many months now, more details have been coming out, along with photos, of what we can expect as visitors. And now Universal is getting ready to show off a little more. We have the Super Bowl spot that will be airing this Sunday:

And that's not it kiddies. If you have yourself a web cam, you can actually take an interactive view of TWWOHP with your own map. By the use of a augmented reality, which is the cutting edge of interactive marketing (and will hopefully be used for gaming soon), you can print your own map and hold it up to your web cam for too into TWWOHP in your hands. First you need to print your own map here. Got it? Okay, now take the jump to the HarryPotter3D site for set up instructions. This is what you can expect:

So there you have it. Let us know how your augmented map worked. Take the jump to the official web site for more information on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Now pack your bags and we'll all meet up in Orlando in front of Hogwarts.

1 comment:

  1. I just did the map and it totally worked! I can't wait!!!