Kaylene Hong was Asia Reporter for The Next Web between 2013 and 2014, based in Singapore. She is bilingual in English and Mandarin. Stay in Kaylene Hong was Asia Reporter for The Next Web between 2013 and 2014, based in Singapore. She is bilingual in English and Mandarin. Stay in touch via Twitter or Google+.
Kissing someone across the globe has never been more real. With Burberry and Google’s newly-launched sweet little idea to spread some love across the globe in a more personalized way, you get your own kiss imprint to send on to your loved ones (say goodbye to generic images of a kiss!).
All you have to do is visit Burberry Kisses and pucker up in front of your webcam. Using a “unique kiss-detection technology”, the outline of your lips gets imprinted. It may feel strange kissing the air, so feel free to do this on your touch screen mobile or tablet – you can actually kiss your screen and the outline will be captured from there.
After you’ve done all that kissing, write a short message and send it on via email or Google+. The envelope containing your message then flies across to the receiver’s destination across a 3D landscape.
Those with a penchant for public displays of affection can share it on social media platforms including Google+, Facebook or Twitter. All kisses that have been shared also get placed on a real-time interactive map, but the site allows you to keep your kiss private if you want.
Of course, this isn’t only for lovers – but for friends and family far away from you as well.
Watch the video of how you can send your kisses on to your loved ones here:
Headline image via Thinkstock
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