Toyota keeps young drivers ‘Safe & Sound’ with safety smartphone app

Toyota keeps young drivers ‘Safe & Sound’ with safety smartphone app

Toyota Europe and Saatchi & Saatchi London have launched the Safe & Sound smartphone app, which uses a humorous threat of embarrassment to stop kids from speeding or using their phones while driving. Designed to make driving safer and to give parents peace of mind when their children borrow their car, both parent and child […]

J. Walter Thompson Brings 19 Crimes’ Wine Bottles to Life via a New Immersive AR App

J. Walter Thompson Brings 19 Crimes’ Wine Bottles to Life via a New Immersive AR App

Treasury Wine Estates’ brand 19 Crimes recently collaborated with creative technology company Tactic and J. Walter Thompson SF to release a wine label unlike any other. Using augmented reality (AR), the San Francisco-based Tactic developed an innovative 19 Crimes app for iOS and Android devices. The easy-to-use technology brings the torrid stories of each bottle to life by animating […]

Happy Finish create the world’s highest VR slide experience for The View from The Shard

Happy Finish create the world’s highest VR slide experience for The View from The Shard

Towering at 95 stories high, The Shard, the UK’s tallest building, has attracted visitors across the globe for an unparalleled view of London’s iconic skyline. For a truly remarkable visit to the British landmark, visitors travel upward in high-speed lifts to The View from The Shard, the building’s premium, open-air Skydeck. Eager to integrate Virtual Reality into the attraction, The View from The Shard turned to Happy Finish to […]

BuzzFeed’s Tasty Launches Smart Cooker and App

BuzzFeed’s Tasty Launches Smart Cooker and App

BuzzFeed’s foodie content platform Tasty has launched the Tasty One Top, a bluetooth-enabled induction cooktop. In an interesting move for a media company, Buzzfeed’s latest media rethink involves bringing its foodie platform Tasty into the kitchen with the launch of a smart appliance. Currently only available on pre-order in the US, the One Top connects […]

Ford first brand to take advantage of Primesight and RadiumOne collaboration

Ford first brand to take advantage of Primesight and RadiumOne collaboration

Ford is the first brand to take advantage of a combined offering between Primesight and RadiumOne that integrates out-of-home and mobile advertising so that advertisers can target people based on both their location and their content sharing behaviour. Ford is promoting its new Fiesta – the UK’s best-selling car – whereby whenever the target audience […]

Google’s Mobile Search App to include personalised ‘feed’

Google’s Mobile Search App to include personalised ‘feed’

Google announced an overhaul of its search app on mobile phones to include a personalized feed of links about hobbies, travel, sports and other topics, a move that puts the search company into more direct competition with social networks such as Facebook. Google, the world’s largest search engine and a unit of Alphabet Inc, said the changes would […]

Blippar brings Facial Recognition technology with AR face profiles

Blippar brings Facial Recognition technology with AR face profiles

Blippar, the Augmented reality and computer vision technology company is thrilled to announce the beta launch of Halos, Blippar’s Augmented Reality Face Profiles. This new in-app feature builds on our existing facial recognition technology and allows users to create and customize their own AR Face Profile, called a ‘Halo’. This, makes facial recognition technology directly accessible […]

Shazam Unveils “Brand Takeovers” for Full-Screen Ad Experiences at Scale

Shazam Unveils “Brand Takeovers” for Full-Screen Ad Experiences at Scale

The Shazam Brand Takeover leverages native-app functionality and enables brands to literally “take over” the app’s entire screen in individual markets for a full day, reaching Shazam’s hundreds of millions of global users. Brands can now participate in the entire Shazam user flow—from home screen to listening screen to track result—which is initiated 25 million […]