ThingLink - Bringing a New Dimension To The Visual Web

Image of the Week: Interactive Game Breakdown by Arsenal

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Oct 10, 2017 2:17:54 PM

ThingLink user: Arsenal (click to explore live)

Description: Arsenal uses ThingLink to debrief each game with an interactive infographic. Hovering over the hotspots within these infographics offers fans unique statistics and facts about the match up and what to expect.  Using ThingLink for infographics is a smart digital storytelling strategy because it allows you to ellaborate on your topic without overwhelming your viewer with a clutter of information.  Oftentimes you will have a lot of information to share and ThingLink allows you to tell that story while keeping priority on user experience.

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web

Image of the Week: Presenting data through interactive images by Schneider Electric

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Oct 3, 2017 3:55:59 PM

ThingLink user: Schneider Electric (click to explore live)

Description: Schneider Electric conducted a client research survey to better understand their current marketplace and client needs.  Schneider Electric turned to ThingLink in order to present the survey data in a visually engaging way within a blog post.  Hovering over each hotspot reveals the research results for each question presented to the participants.  Blog post viewers can also click to view the entire report directly from the image.  

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web

Image of the Week: Interactive 360 Virtual Storefront from TV3 Norway

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Sep 25, 2017 3:02:33 PM

ThingLink user: TV3 Norway (click to explore live)

Description: A popular home redecoration show on the TV3 network called Eventyrlig Oppussing creates an interactive virtual storefront that allows viewers to purchase and learn more about the products seen in the show. Ole Peder Henriksen, Head of Creative Content at TV3 explains, "the value of the 360 experience is that we can continue to tell the story of our television program after it has aired.  This lets our viewers discover the redecoration and the partners that contributed". 

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, VR

4 Ways to Use ThingLink on Facebook

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Sep 20, 2017 5:19:11 PM

Using ThingLink on Facebook gives you a unique way to engage your readers and make them spend more time with your update. In this post you will find 4 ways to use ThingLink on Facebook, including interactive product images, unboxing videos and 360 degree tours. 

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web

Image of the Week: Interactive 360° store unveiling from Migros

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Sep 13, 2017 11:09:48 AM

ThingLink user: Migros Virtual Store (click to explore live)

Description: Migros is large supermarket chain in Switzerland and they use ThingLink to give a 360° tour unveiling a new storefront that recently opened for commuters in a busy train station. Hovering over the hotspots will reveal the different products being offered, as well as a video clips of the store.  This is a highly unique and engaging way to preview a new store opening and get customers excited about shopping in the new location. 

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, VR

Image of the Week: Explaining the perfect BLT on Facebook by Blue Apron

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Sep 7, 2017 11:24:04 AM

ThingLink user: Blue Apron Facebook Post (click to explore live)

Description: Blue Apron deconstructs the perfect BLT for their Facebook audience with this interactive image layered with text annotations.  Using interactive content on Facebook allows you to tell a deeper story and increase the time viewers spend interacting within your posts.  In addition to interactive images, you can share interactive videos and 360/VR images directly within Facebook posts. 

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web

New Feature: 300+ Mobile Responsive Icons

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Aug 29, 2017 3:09:09 PM

Having a smooth and responsive mobile experience is critical for today's consumer.  With this need in mind, our team just released over 300 mobile responsive icons for ThingLink users to take advantage of while creating interactive images.  These icons vary in color and include a wide range of commonly used visual queues, arrows, bullets, numbers, social media profiles, and more. 

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web

Image of the Week: Interactive Press Release from 3M

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Aug 23, 2017 2:39:39 PM

ThingLink user: 3M (click to explore live)

Description: Enhance your press releases with an interactive image that summarizes all key selling points in one shareable unit.  3M brings a press release on their new stylish line of athletic apparel to life by layering actionable information on the infographic.  Consumers of this image will be able to learn about features, watch a video review, and click to purchase the product prior to reading the press release article.  

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web

Image of the Week: Interactive flight deals schedule from Asia One

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Aug 14, 2017 6:08:24 PM

ThingLink user: Asia One (click to explore live)

Description: Asia One writes an article featuring the best times to book a flight for Christmas holiday and accompanied the post with an interactive deal schedule.  Asia One is driving clicks to various bookings despite the holidays being months away because you can get the best deals 21-25 weeks prior to trips.  Hovering over the airplain icons within the interactive schedule gives travelers the option to select between fifteen different flights, as well as set price alerts. 

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web

Image of the Week: Interactive 360°/VR tour from L'Echo

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Aug 1, 2017 3:20:26 PM

ThingLink user: L'Echo 360 tour (click to explore live use case)

Description: L'Echo has been the most consistent and creative users of ThingLink's 360°/VR image editor.  In this image of the week we feature a stunning aparment tour of Didier Reynders, the Foreign Affairs Minister of Belgium.  Stroll inside the apartment at Palais D'Egmont and click on the hotspots to discover this Minister's literary world.  Each hotspot will include images and audio clips. 

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, VR, 360