A billboard powered by oranges



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Another really fun ad, this time by DDB in Paris for Tropicana. We created a billboard that harnesses the energy from oranges to illuminate a neon sign that reads “Natural Energy”. Through several thousand spikes of copper and zinc, a lot of wiring and 3 months of testing we managed to make a giant multi-cell battery powerful enough to light up a billboard. The custom build was produced by Unit9 in collaboration with director Johnny Hardstaff who created the accompanying 90 second film. Advertisement or not, this looks like it was a really cool endeavor. Gooooo science! (via i believe in advertising)

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