State of Syn is a motion comic webseries created by Smokebomb Entertainment , starring Jewel Staite and David Hewlett . The series aired on Hulu in 2013, with multiple episodes previewed on YouTube .
The series is supported by two mobile apps : State of Syn: The Outside World , a puzzle game with a story threaded through it, and State of Syn: Singularity , an app for Google Glass . 
State of Syn won year IAWTV award in January 2014 for Best Interactive Experience.  It was also nominated for a 2014 Rocky Award for Best Cross-Platform, Fiction. 
The show follows Annika Drake (Staite) and her friends who, following the unexplained death of her father, are pulled into a twisted mystery surrounding his form company, emerging tech giant Psylo5ense. Aslin Kane (Hewlett), Psylo5ense is a highly addictive new sensory experience called Vibe-a digital technology, which simulates a neurological condition called synesthesia-which is poised to become the new opiate of the masses. Annika digs deeper to uncover the truth but finds herself learning some very disturbing secrets.
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