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73 Innovative Interactive Apps

From Ear-Fitted Health Trackers to Augmented Reality Transit Maps

— July 17, 2014 — Tech
As the saying goes, there is an app for that (that being everything from addictive games to car-integrated interactive apps). Between wearable technology and the internet of things, mobile applications can connect your smartphone or tablet to most devices these days. Interactivity is an important part of engaging users, and even more so when it comes to integrating consumers.

One segment of interactive apps are those connected to wearable health trackers, such as smartwatches, wristbands and even ear pieces. Augmented reality is another way of generating in-depth interest from users, whether it's furniture placement or auto shows. Apps that involve an element of crowdsourcing or civic participation are by nature interactive. Meanwhile kitchen products and everyday habits like answering a doorbell are also grounds to establish a connected experience.
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Activity
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Chord-Detection Apps
Chord-Detection Apps
The Capo App Lets Users Hold Their Phone up to Music to Find Out Song Chords
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Associative Animal Apps
Associative Animal Apps
The Petting Zoo Interactive App is a Mind-Transfixing Game
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70
Voice Order Pizza Apps
Voice Order Pizza Apps
A Virtual Assistant on Domino's App Now Helps with Ordering Pizza
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69
Immersive Olympic Event Apps
Immersive Olympic Event Apps
The Sochi 2014 Guide App Keeps Tabs on All the Winter Games
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68
Advice-Giving Apps
Advice-Giving Apps
Luke Wroblewski Teaches Designers How to Make Their Apps Great Instead of Good
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67
Wacky Photo War Apps
Wacky Photo War Apps
The Competitive CollegeHumor ‘Bout’ Game Will Test Your Selfie-Ta
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66
Interactive Album-Remixing Apps
Interactive Album-Remixing Apps
Metric's Synthetica Album App Lets Users Remix New and Old Songs
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65
Travelling Compass Apps
Travelling Compass Apps
The Trip Compass App Will Help You Move Around Without Getting Lost
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64
Chewing Controlled Apps
Chewing Controlled Apps
The 'Gumulon' App Lets You Journey Through Space with Mouth Movements
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Topical Climate Apps
Topical Climate Apps
The Dark Sky App Alerts You an Hour Before if It'll Rain or Snow
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Playable Tweeting Apps
Playable Tweeting Apps
The Evian Melotweet App Lets Users Interact via Musical Droplets
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Panoramic Photo Tour Apps
Panoramic Photo Tour Apps
TourWrist Offers an Interactive Virtual Tour of Places Around the World
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60
Aggregated Video Applications
Aggregated Video Applications
The Mela System Allows Users to Collaborate on Smartphone Films
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59
Customized Earbud Apps
Customized Earbud Apps
The NRML App Uses Photos to Make You a Custom Pair of 3D-Printed Earbuds
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58
User-Friendly Banking Apps
User-Friendly Banking Apps
Firstbank's App Helps Deposit Cheques, Pay Bills and Monitor Accounts
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57
Augmented Reality Flight Apps
Augmented Reality Flight Apps
Keep the Kids Entertained While Traveling with the Blippar App
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56
Integrated Auto Apps
Integrated Auto Apps
ZENRIN Datacom Collaborates With the QNX CAR Platform
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55
Affection-Encouraging Apps
Affection-Encouraging Apps
The Valentine Kiss App Rewarded Smoochers on February 14th
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54
Customizable 3D Design App
Customizable 3D Design App
Sculpteo Allows Users to Create 3D Sculptures
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53
Interactive Pseudo-Reality Apps
Interactive Pseudo-Reality Apps
The ARwork 'Catch Garfield If You Can' Game Allows for Engagement
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52
Motion-Filled Matchmaking Apps
Motion-Filled Matchmaking Apps
Zepeel v1.5 is a Virtual Meeting Ground Filled with Video Clips
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51
Crowdsourced Pizza Apps
Crowdsourced Pizza Apps
Domino's Pizza Mogul App Lets You Design a Pizza and Get Paid for It
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50
Wilderness Walking Apps
Wilderness Walking Apps
The Gone on my Catwalk Smartphone App Encourages You to Get Outside
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49
Interactive Accommodation Apps
Interactive Accommodation Apps
MIT's Future Hotel Experience Makes the Marriott More Interactive
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Passive Research-Supporting Apps
Passive Research-Supporting Apps
The HTC Power to Give App Donates Processing Power to Research
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Luxe Fashion Tourism Apps
Luxe Fashion Tourism Apps
The Prada 'Il Palazzo' Explores its Menswear Line in a More Historic Way
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Currency-Augmenting Apps
Currency-Augmenting Apps
KFC's Wow @ 25 Augmented Reality App Shows What Dollar Bills Can Buy
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45
Handy Real Estate Apps
Handy Real Estate Apps
The RadPad Apartment Finder App is a Renter's Dream
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44
Volunteer-Notifying Apps
Volunteer-Notifying Apps
The Radar for Good Alerts People When Opportunities are Near
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43
Calorie-Transferring Apps
Calorie-Transferring Apps
The Miles for Meals App Lets You Donate Your Burned Calories
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42
Fantasy World Cup Apps
Fantasy World Cup Apps
The FIFA 14 by EA Sports App Lets You Build a World Cup Fantasy Team
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41
Incentivized Loyalty Apps
Incentivized Loyalty Apps
Hooters' HootClub Customer Loyalty App Gives Frequent Diners Big Prizes
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40
Computer Censoring Apps
Computer Censoring Apps
The 'Silencer' App Blocks Out Your Laptop with a Window
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39
Positivity-Encouraging Involvement Apps
Positivity-Encouraging Involvement Apps
Kenneth Cole Introduces Its Good Deed Google Glass App
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38
Customer Gifting Apps
Customer Gifting Apps
Front Flip App Lets Store Owners Interact with and Reward Loyal Customers
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37
Immersive Cinematic Driving Apps
Immersive Cinematic Driving Apps
This App Brings Adventure to Virtual BMW i3 Electric Car Drivers
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Interactive Question-Answering Apps
Interactive Question-Answering Apps
The Imagoo App Has All the Answers to Your Questions
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35
Integrated Sleep Tracker Systems
Integrated Sleep Tracker Systems
The Misfit Beddit and Shine Give a Well-Rounded Look at Health
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34
Rewarding Sleepover Apps
Rewarding Sleepover Apps
Room Mate Hotels' App Offers Rewards for Sleeping in New Places
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33
Egg Minding Trays
Egg Minding Trays
The Eggminder Tray and App Helps You Remember How Many Eggs You Have Left
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32
Moment-Sharing Apps
Moment-Sharing Apps
The 'Your Moments' App by Schweppes Makes the Mundane Beautiful
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31
Music-Materializing Apps
Music-Materializing Apps
The Vibetunes App Lets Deaf People Enjoy Music
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30
Song Snatching Apps
Song Snatching Apps
Air France Music Utilizes Augmented Reality to Let Flyers Download in the Sky
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29
Rewarding Punch Card Apps
Rewarding Punch Card Apps
The Pirq App is Like a Digital Punch Card for Finding Local Deals
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28
Animated Pop Art Apps
Animated Pop Art Apps
The 'So Many Stars' App from Bugaboo Revives Classic Warhol Art
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27
Interactive Running Apps
Interactive Running Apps
Compete to Capture Territory with 'Run An Empire'
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Soft Drink Photo Apps
Soft Drink Photo Apps
Coca-Cola Happy Places Lets You Share Joyful Filmed Moments With Friends
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25
Tiny Parking Space Apps
Tiny Parking Space Apps
The Smart Spots App Locates Compact Spots Perfect for Smart Car Parking
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24
Multi-Device Interactive Experiences
Multi-Device Interactive Experiences
Orange's Hello 2014 Uses a Computer and a Phone to Be Seen
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Interconnected Smartphone Jewelry
Interconnected Smartphone Jewelry
The Bluetooth Smart Jewelry by CSR Makes Technology Feminine
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People-Tracking Apps
People-Tracking Apps
The Marauder’s Map App Shows How People Use Utilities in the Home
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Nonsense-Spotting Apps
Nonsense-Spotting Apps
DDB Tribal Dusseldorf's Bingo App Points Out the BS in Advertising
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20
App-Connected Cookers
App-Connected Cookers
The Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Can be Changed Remotely Through the Web App
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19
Augmented Reality Transit Maps
Augmented Reality Transit Maps
An App Lets You Interact With NYC Subway Map Data Visualization
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Exclusive In-Store Reward Apps
Exclusive In-Store Reward Apps
Belly's Customer Loyalty Program Provides Deals When You Cash Out
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Interactive Glass-Blowing Apps
Interactive Glass-Blowing Apps
Chihuly is a Glass Blowing App That Interacts with Your Breath
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Race-Mimicking Apps
Race-Mimicking Apps
You Can Pretend to be a Car With the Toyota 'I am 86' Game
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Comprehensive Shopping Apps
Comprehensive Shopping Apps
The Duane Reade App Makes Shopping Easier Than Ever
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14
Smartphone Film-Streaming Apps
Smartphone Film-Streaming Apps
The PopcornFlix Free Movie Streaming App for BlackBerry is a Perk
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AR Coloring Book Apps
AR Coloring Book Apps
The Chromville Augmented Reality Learning App Brings Drawings to Life
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Social Road Trip Apps
Social Road Trip Apps
The 'SmileDrive' App Integrates Social Media with Road Trips
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11
Augmented Reality Catalogues
Augmented Reality Catalogues
The 2014 IKEA Catalogue and App Virtually Display Decor
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10
Augmented Reality Auto Showrooms
Augmented Reality Auto Showrooms
Volkswagen Singapore Promotes Cars With Interactive Newspaper App
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Interactive Social Video Apps
Interactive Social Video Apps
The MixBit App Can Record, Share and Mix Videos for Sharing Online
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Augmented Reality Concerto Apps
Augmented Reality Concerto Apps
The 'Haagen-Dazs Concerto Timer' Plays Music Over Your Ice Cream
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Heart-Monitoring Sports Bras
Heart-Monitoring Sports Bras
Sensoria's Fitness Bra Includes Electrodes for Heart Rate Monitoring
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Action-Based Loyalty Apps
Action-Based Loyalty Apps
Juengo's Customer Rewards Come from Deeds Rather Than Product Purchases
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5
Creativity-Enhancing iPad Apps
Creativity-Enhancing iPad Apps
MoMA Art Lab is Designed to Help Children Be More Imaginative
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4
Virtual Decorating Apps
Virtual Decorating Apps
Furnish's Augmented Reality App for Interior Design Makes Choices Easy
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Bodybuilding Exercise Sensors
Bodybuilding Exercise Sensors
The Beast System is About Tracking Weight Lifting And Goal Setting
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Beacon-Powered Retail Platforms
Beacon-Powered Retail Platforms
Swirl's Mobile Marketing Platform Engages Consumers on a New Level
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Artistically Interactive Apps
Artistically Interactive Apps
The Wondereur Ipad App Brings Art to Your Fingertips
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