Traces lets you make your mark on the world by sharing your ideas with the world in a completely new social way – tagged to the places that matter to you using Traces' patented technology.
Instead of sending a video, picture or text to someone’s phone or posting online, with Traces you can send it to a physical place. To get your trace, people have to be in the right place. To open a trace, catch the drop with your phone to discover the message inside.
“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.”
Poetry everywhere is a Traces project to facilitate that spontaneous overflow with an ambitious project to fill the real world with poetry and spoken word.
The mission if you choose to accept it – Use augmented reality to leave your poems floating in the world. Our first poet is London Haikus , he has narrated a series of beautiful haikus inspired by different parts of London. Go and find these brilliant shorts that have been written and recorded especially for you!
It's as if the messages have been etched on the air"
Leave digital surprises in real-life locations"
Geolocation meets messaging meets augmented reality meets tech brains everywhere exploding."
This is an absolutely cracking idea."