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Top 90 Interactive Trends in October

From Televised Interactive Festivals to VR Fashion Shows

— October 24, 2020 — About
These October 2020 interactive trends range from televised interactive festivals to VR fashion show events.

Standouts include the virtual V Festival event that is being reimagined as a TV show "to help fans stay connected and enjoy music this summer." Virgin Media has teamed up with ITV and Manning Gottlieb OMD to create a series of one-hour episodes that will combine new performances with footage from events from the past. The virtual event will feature headliners like Anne Marie and Dizzee Rascal and will encourage social media participation from viewers.

The Fabric of Reality VR fashion show is another notable example brought to life by RYOT (Verizon’s production house) who collaborated with three designers to create an immersive and interactive runway presentation.
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Popularity
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Freshness
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Future Festival Day Three
Future Festival Day Three
Future Festival Day Three Engages Attendees in Scenario Workshops
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89
Future Festival Day Two
Future Festival Day Two
Future Festival Day Two Immerses Ticket Holders in the Content
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88
Pop Drink Hot Sauces
Pop Drink Hot Sauces
A Mountain Dew Hot Sauce Has Been Announced on Social Media
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87
Language-Learning App Podcasts
Language-Learning App Podcasts
Babbel's A Zero to a Hero Podcast Covers Deeper Learning
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86
Lockdown-Inspired National Anthems
Lockdown-Inspired National Anthems
The Balcony Orchestra Unites Lockdown Musicians in Italy
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85
Online Card Game Entertainment
Online Card Game Entertainment
CardBoard Live Brings Player Interaction to the Digital Space
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84
QR Code Organization Systems
QR Code Organization Systems
The Outlinx QR Code Smart Stickers Allow for Easy Info Management
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83
Interactive Ice Cream Kits
Interactive Ice Cream Kits
The Baskin-Robbins DIY Creature Creations Kits are Customizable
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82
Social Media Paid Streams
Social Media Paid Streams
Facebook Introduced a Feature to Monetize Events Held on the Platform
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81
Museum Thief Card Games
Museum Thief Card Games
The 'Where Are My Treasures' Social Card Game Has a Plot-Focused Setup
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80
Interactive Skincare Challenges
Interactive Skincare Challenges
The Neutrogena® Rapid Clear 2-Hour Challenge Shows Visible Results
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79
Digital Tabletop Gaming Platforms
Digital Tabletop Gaming Platforms
Game Board Merges the Physical, Digital & Social Worlds of Games
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78
Subscription STEAM Education Kits
Subscription STEAM Education Kits
Nextmaker Offers Monthly Coding, Hardware Building, and More
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77
Imaginative Snack-Branded Contests
Imaginative Snack-Branded Contests
Goldfish Crackers Has Launched Its #FeedImagination Campaign
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76
Flavor-Choosing Candy Games
Flavor-Choosing Candy Games
HI-CHEW's Fantasy Flavor Games Has Fans Select an Exotic New Flavor
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75
Virtual Beauty Summits
Virtual Beauty Summits
Bayview Village and The Kit Will Host the Fashionista Virtual Summit
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Plant Medicine Skincare Brands
Plant Medicine Skincare Brands
Etsy's BreadxButtaBotanica Shop Spotlights Natural Skincare
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73
Versatile Slumber Party-Themed Doll Kits
Versatile Slumber Party-Themed Doll Kits
Mattel Launched a New Color Reveal Barbie Set
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72
AR Gaming Promotions
AR Gaming Promotions
Microsoft Launched a Snap Promotion for the New Xbox with AR Lenses and More
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71
DIY Geology Discovery Kits
DIY Geology Discovery Kits
The National Geographic Break Open Geodes Kit Comes with 10 Stones
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70
Football-Inspired Restaurant Experiences
Football-Inspired Restaurant Experiences
Browns Fans Can Now Buy Season Tickets to the Dawg Pound
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69
Third-Person Cat Adventure Games
Third-Person Cat Adventure Games
'Stray' is Set is a Dangerous Neon-Lit Cyber City
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68
Branded Home Improvement Programming
Branded Home Improvement Programming
Lee Valley Tools Shares YouTube Tutorials For DIY Projects
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67
Interactive AR Burger Campaigns
Interactive AR Burger Campaigns
Burger King Shared On-Screen QR Code Discounts During the VMAs
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66
Social VR Experiences
Social VR Experiences
Lovecraft Country: Sanctum Invites Fans Into a Virtual Reality World
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65
Connected Potato Chip Packaging
Connected Potato Chip Packaging
Scanbuy Helps Consumers Get More Information Beyond Printed Labels
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64
Interactive Voice Ads
Interactive Voice Ads
Pandora is Testing Interactive Voice Ads for Access to Playback Features
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63
Interactive VR Fashion Shows
Interactive VR Fashion Shows
The Fabric of Reality Explores the Immersive Future of Fashion
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Playful Rivalry Gaming Events
Playful Rivalry Gaming Events
Captain Morgan's Online Gaming Experience Unites Friends Virtually
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Playful Pulley-Equipped Illuminators
Playful Pulley-Equipped Illuminators
The Conceptual 'Pulley' Lamp Encourages Interaction
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60
AR Wine Bottle Performances
AR Wine Bottle Performances
The Black Eyed Peas and Barefoot Wine partnered for 'Band Together'
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59
In-Game Film Screenings
In-Game Film Screenings
The Warhol Museum is Showing Chelsea Girls within Animal Crossing
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58
Upgraded Interactive Bikes
Upgraded Interactive Bikes
The Peloton Bike+ Provides a More Dynamic Workout Experience
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57
Ever-Evolving Sneaker Hubs
Ever-Evolving Sneaker Hubs
The Endless World of Air Max Unfolds in Real-Time on Google Slides
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56
Virtual Student Dating Events
Virtual Student Dating Events
Tinder is Hosting Digital Swipe Night with a Virtual Tinder Truck
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55
Festively Playful Candy Collections
Festively Playful Candy Collections
The Hershey's Holiday Lineup Includes an Array of Sweet Treats
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54
Whisky-Branded Slow Art Projects
Whisky-Branded Slow Art Projects
Glengoyne Whisky Enlists Jonathon Keats for a 50-Year Art Project
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53
Televised Interactive Festivals
Televised Interactive Festivals
This Year, V Festival is Being Reimagined as a Broadcast TV Show
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52
3D Platform Party Games
3D Platform Party Games
The 'War Pong®' Tabletop Party Game Can be Used for a Variety of Pastimes
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51
Virtual Improv Shows
Virtual Improv Shows
Noodles & Company is Hosting Livestreamed, Interactive Improv Shows
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50
Robotic Wooden Tabletop Games
Robotic Wooden Tabletop Games
The 'ARMPAL' Game is for One to Four Players to Enjoy
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49
Live Jewelry Shopping Shows
Live Jewelry Shopping Shows
Jared Epic Expressions is a Real-Time Shopping Experience
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48
Video Game Beauty Films
Video Game Beauty Films
Shiseido's Camellia Project Invites Users to Connect in Animal Crossing
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47
Rum-Branded Tropical Activations
Rum-Branded Tropical Activations
Langs Jamaican Rum Launched a Staycation Rum Pop-Up
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46
Virtual Whisky-Making Experiences
Virtual Whisky-Making Experiences
The Whisky Bench Experience Launches the Double Cask Range
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45
Drive-Thru Guacamole Stands
Drive-Thru Guacamole Stands
WHOLLY® GUACAMOLE is Offering Free Guacamole for a Year to Five Fans
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44
Interactive Digital Employees
Interactive Digital Employees
UneeQ Elevates the Customer Experience with Conversational AI
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43
Virtual Entertainment and Events
Virtual Entertainment and Events
Brands Pivot to Virtual Platforms in Light of COVID-19
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42
Consumer-Tracking Retailer Apps
Consumer-Tracking Retailer Apps
Smart Plant Home Helps Retailers Track Plant Purchasing Habits
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41
Exclusive Chocolate Clubs
Exclusive Chocolate Clubs
KIT KAT Flavor Club Sweepstakes Treats Insiders to New Products
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40
Mindfulness-Themed Coloring Books
Mindfulness-Themed Coloring Books
Ban.do's Brighten Up Coloring Book Features Inspiring Quotes
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39
Free Protein Bar Trials
Free Protein Bar Trials
Mezcla Boasts Three Delicious Flavors of Its Plant-Based Protein Bars
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38
Interactive Children's Breakfast Cereals
Interactive Children's Breakfast Cereals
NAT Bears Cereal Comes in Solid Bear-Shaped Servings
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37
Interactive Hashtag-Branded Campaigns
Interactive Hashtag-Branded Campaigns
Bomb Pop Targets Tweens in New 'Not One Thing' Campaign
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36
Interactive AR Cans
Interactive AR Cans
Third Aurora's Augmented Reality Tech Encircles Drink Containers
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35
Organized Virtual Meeting Platforms
Organized Virtual Meeting Platforms
The 'MeetButter' Platform Keeps Participants Involved
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34
Clarity Beverage-Branded Apparel
Clarity Beverage-Branded Apparel
Recess and Poolside.FM Launched a Funky Clothing Collection
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33
Interactive Football Experiences
Interactive Football Experiences
The Bud Light Showtime Cam Allows Fans to Celebrate with Players
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32
Immersive Craft Stores
Immersive Craft Stores
Michaels' Test and Learn Stores Include Art Hubs & Maker Spaces
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31
Connected Spirits Packaging
Connected Spirits Packaging
Bacardi Rum and O-I Teamed Up for AR-Powered Glass Bottles
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30
Virtual Background Campaigns
Virtual Background Campaigns
Coors Light is Turning Video Chat Backgrounds into Real Destinations
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29
Interactive Talking Toys
Interactive Talking Toys
The Speak & Learn Puppy Teaches Letters, Words & Conversation
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28
360 AR Mountain Experiences
360 AR Mountain Experiences
The National Geographic Everest AR Experience Lets You Virtually Visit
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27
Animatronic Alien Toys
Animatronic Alien Toys
Hasbro Designed a Baby Yoda Toy That Moves and Makes Noise
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26
Playful Robot Smartwatches
Playful Robot Smartwatches
Little Tikes' Tobi Robot Smartwatch Has a Camera, Games & More
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25
Gen Z Collectible Campaigns
Gen Z Collectible Campaigns
ZURU & Fanbytes are Creating a Mini Bytehouse on TikTok
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24
In-App Food Delivery Advertising
In-App Food Delivery Advertising
Uber Eats Created a New In-App Advertising Tool for Restaurants
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23
Digital Sign Solutions
Digital Sign Solutions
BrighSign Boasts Retail Tech Solutions for Maintaining COVID-19 Spread
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22
Robotic Balloon Dog Toys
Robotic Balloon Dog Toys
Squeakee the Balloon Dog Sits, Walks, Scoots and More
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21
Automated Smartphone Gimbals
Automated Smartphone Gimbals
The OPTREC by Optec Smartphone Photography Mount is Interactive
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20
Beer-Branded Virtual Hunting Campaigns
Beer-Branded Virtual Hunting Campaigns
Keystone Light's Big Game Hunt is Now an AR Experience
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19
Candy-Paired Recorder Toys
Candy-Paired Recorder Toys
The Smarties Music Creator Helps with Learning and Treating
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18
Graphical Programming Robots
Graphical Programming Robots
The 'Genibot' Introduces Kids Four and Up to Coding Concepts
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17
Interactive Tea Shops
Interactive Tea Shops
Twinings' London Flagship Focuses on Tasting Experiences & Interactivity
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16
Digital Sweets-Focused Festivals
Digital Sweets-Focused Festivals
Dessert Goals Restructures Its Event Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak
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15
VR Bicycle Controllers
VR Bicycle Controllers
The 'Blync' VR Bike Controller Allows for Scenic Rides from Home
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14
Aerial Trick Fidget Spinners
Aerial Trick Fidget Spinners
The 'FlyNova' Flying Fidget Spinner Elevates the Classic Toy
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13
Playful All-in-One Bedroom Units
Playful All-in-One Bedroom Units
This Kid's Bedroom Furniture Unit from YODEZEEN is Interactive
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12
City-Themed Experiential Pop-Ups
City-Themed Experiential Pop-Ups
JAMNOLA Explores What Makes New Orleans So Special
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11
Fine Dining Drive-Thru Restaurants
Fine Dining Drive-Thru Restaurants
Resy is Hosting a Drive-Thru Dinner at the Hollywood Palladium
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10
Fidget-Friendly Wrenches
Fidget-Friendly Wrenches
The MetMo Grip Allows for Seamless Adjustments and Play
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9
Digitally Emotive Face Masks
Digitally Emotive Face Masks
The 'JabberMask' Customizable LED Face Mask Enhances Communication
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8
Self-Unboxing Puppy Toys
Self-Unboxing Puppy Toys
Present Pets Puppies are Soft, Interactive & Unwrap Themselves
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7
QR-Connected Paper Toys
QR-Connected Paper Toys
Lovepop Play is an Interactive Line of Pop-Up Paper Toys & Cards
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6
Social Retail Stores
Social Retail Stores
Burberry Announced It Will Create a Socially Integrated Retail Store in China
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5
Pop-Up Microcinemas
Pop-Up Microcinemas
Oppo Mobile's Cinema in London Lets People Watch Films on Handsets
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4
Collapsible Control Lights
Collapsible Control Lights
The Conceptual 'Z-Lamp' Changes in Brightness According to Size
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3
Terrarium-Like Incense Burners
Terrarium-Like Incense Burners
These Backflow Incense Burners from Kin Objects are Stylish
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2
Multi-Sensory Cat Toys
Multi-Sensory Cat Toys
The 'TrickyPaw' Cat Hunting Toy Has an App-Connected Design
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1
Millennial-Friendly Pop-Up Grocery Stores
Millennial-Friendly Pop-Up Grocery Stores
Pop Up Grocer Will Launch a Brooklyn Location in October
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