Retail Digital Content and UX Design

August Hour is proud to be the Creative Video and User Experience Content Producer for the H&R Block Flagship Office in Time Square. Through our partnership with Block and our technical partners at Dimensional Innovations, we designed the video infrastructure, interactive kiosks, and produced over 1,400 hours of digital content including videos, animations, and UX content for this 6k, 36-screen multi-format audio/video installation.

 
H&R Block Flagship Office, Time Square New York City. Photo Credit, August Hour Inc.

H&R Block Flagship Office, Time Square New York City. Photo Credit, August Hour Inc.

Video Wall and Integrated Ticker Displays

Photo Credit, Augsut Hour Inc.

Photo Credit, Augsut Hour Inc.

Touch-enabled Tax Client Guidance Screens

The Main Video Wall includes five touch-enabled displays where Tax Clients can set up appointments, determine which documents they need for their appointment, and find a Tax Pro suited to their needs. The screens are activated with motion sensors which interrupt the attractor loop video content.  Photo credit, Gabel for  New York Daily News

The Main Video Wall includes five touch-enabled displays where Tax Clients can set up appointments, determine which documents they need for their appointment, and find a Tax Pro suited to their needs. The screens are activated with motion sensors which interrupt the attractor loop video content.

Photo credit, Gabel for New York Daily News

Interactive Kiosks

Interactive App Kiosks  — The Flagship Lobby features two iPad kiosks with interactive apps designed by August Hour. The first is the  H&R Block Living Archive  an interactive timeline of H&R Block History. The second is a basic Tax Pro Finder where new clients can learn about tax pros in the office and find one whose background matches their needs.

Interactive App Kiosks — The Flagship Lobby features two iPad kiosks with interactive apps designed by August Hour. The first is the H&R Block Living Archive an interactive timeline of H&R Block History. The second is a basic Tax Pro Finder where new clients can learn about tax pros in the office and find one whose background matches their needs.

Interactive App Kiosks  — The iPad kiosks are secured to two cafe tables in the lobby.

Interactive App Kiosks — The iPad kiosks are secured to two cafe tables in the lobby.

Remotely Programmable and Updatable Content

All content for the system is updated regularly and programmed remotely from the H&R Block Corporate home city of Kansas City.

Seasonal Content Sample: NBA All Star Game Sponsor Animation

Evergreen Content Sample: Attractor Loop Animation