Simian launches new app aimed at curating the best upcoming and trending digital content for creatives

Simian launches new app aimed at curating the best upcoming and trending digital content for creatives

Jay Brooks and Brian Atton, founders of media-sharing solution, Simian, and Michael Chiavetta, co-founder of content consultancy, KIMBA, officially announce the launch of their unique content app, Dank. The app, inspired by the name of online viral media called ‘Dank Memes’, has been developed to curate and define the best online content before it trends. […]

imageSurge Transforms An Ordinary Brick-And-Mortar Storefront Window Into A Mobile Commerce Platform

imageSurge Transforms An Ordinary Brick-And-Mortar Storefront Window Into A Mobile Commerce Platform

imageSurge Inc., a pioneer in the development of Intelligent Brick-and-Mortar Storefront solutions and NRF’ Digital Commerce Start-Up of the Year 2016 Finalist, announced the launch of its iShopWindow brick-and-mortar mobile commerce platform. Based on imageSurge’s “through glass” touch-interactive technology, the iShopWindow brings unprecedented capabilities to the street-side foot traffic consumer while delivering a direct mobile […]

AKQA and Champs Sports unveil retro themed game for DJ Khaled and Timberland

AKQA and Champs Sports unveil retro themed game for DJ Khaled and Timberland

[KGVID]http://www.marcomm.news/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/LaunchVideo_SecuretheBag.mp4[/KGVID] Champs Sports and AKQA unveiled the retro video game titled ‘Secure the Bag’ celebrating the latest collaboration between New England heritage brand Timberland and Grammy Nominated Artist DJ Khaled. This mobile capable video game is an interactive experience leading DJ Khaled to the latest Timberland boot release using his time-traveling jet – ski to […]

WildAid and Wunderman team-up with Chinese superstar Angelababy to save Pangolins

WildAid and Wunderman team-up with Chinese superstar Angelababy to save Pangolins

WildAid, an environmental organization that focuses on reducing the demand for wildlife products, together with Wunderman, a leading global digital agency, has just launched a China-based integrated activation campaign aimed at raising public awareness of the plight of pangolins, the world’s most trafficked and least understood wild mammal. It is estimated that over 1 million […]

New start-up uses soundwaves to send targeted mobile ads

New start-up uses soundwaves to send targeted mobile ads

Malaysian sound tech firm VAV has secured $557,000 in funding to expand its audio-based mobile targeting platform. The startup uses inaudible sound waves to transmit digital content to smartphones, which it bills as a new way for businesses to engage consumers. For example, a broadcasting company can embed VAV’s inaudible audio signal into their program […]

The UN prototypes mobile first translation service to aid self-empowerment among refugees

The UN prototypes mobile first translation service to aid self-empowerment among refugees

Whatever kooky, topical jokes can be made about 2016, it was not a funny year for the world’s refugee crisis. The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and asylum seekers worldwide now exceeds 50 million, with some seven million based in Jordan, Lebanon and Pakistan alone. This has unsurprisingly put strain on host countries both […]

BBC Worldwide brings viewers closer to Planet Earth II series using augmented reality

BBC Worldwide brings viewers closer to Planet Earth II series using augmented reality

BBC Worldwide has partnered with visual discovery platform Blippar to let people find out more about the content in the Planet Earth II series using augmented reality. The Planet Earth II series has been a runaway success in the UK, where it debuted, but also in key markets for BBC Worldwide internationally, such as Singapore […]

London Councils launches new personal safety app for women in time for the festive party season

London Councils launches new personal safety app for women in time for the festive party season

London Councils has launched Circle, a personal safety app enabling people to stay connected to friends and family if they find themselves in a difficult or vulnerable situation. The app, which targets women aged 18-30 in London, was created in consultation with a group of women’s charities. Circle makes it easy to stay safe and […]

Sky Sports Introduces Jeff Stelling-inspired Chatbot

Sky Sports Introduces Jeff Stelling-inspired Chatbot

Sky Sports has teamed up with GameOn, a mobile engagement platform for sports fans, to create a chatbot to accompany its popular Soccer Saturday broadcast. The ‘Jeff Bot’, named after the legendary long time host of the Sky’s Gillette Soccer Saturday show Jeff Stelling, is available through Messenger, Slack, Skype and Telegram. It features real-time […]

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