Panasonic adding Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa to future in-car infotainment

Panasonic adding Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa to future in-car infotainment

Japanese electronics company Panasonic has been working with both Amazon and Google to bring their respective virtual assistants to in-car infotainment systems. The company’s vehicle division announced – at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – that it had upgraded its Skip Generation (SkipGen) IVI platform to Android 8.1 Oreo, giving the system access to Google […]

Campari America Taps Thinfilm’s NFC Mobile Marketing Solution to Drive eCommerce

Campari America Taps Thinfilm’s NFC Mobile Marketing Solution to Drive eCommerce

Refrigerator magnets will never be the same. One touch and you can have Wild Turkey Bourbon, SKYY Vodka, or any number of Campari America products delivered automatically to your front door. The innovative spirits company is piloting a program to simplify the consumer purchase cycle by leveraging near field communication (NFC) technology. It will allow consumers to […]

Smaato and Headway bring global in-app inventory to LATAM buyers

Smaato and Headway bring global in-app inventory to LATAM buyers

With rapidly-growing smartphone and mobile app usage in Latin America, the region is ripe with in-app advertising opportunities for Smaato demand partners. Latin America is the global leader in terms of app usage, with Argentina averaging the most in-app minutes per person worldwide at nearly 180 minutes per day. As a result, the Smaato platform […]

Samsung is teaching Bixby to count the calories in your food

Samsung is teaching Bixby to count the calories in your food

Samsung has made it clear that it wants to get its Bixby virtual assistant on nearly every product it makes, but it hasn’t forgotten about the AI’s smartphone roots. To that end, the company dedicated a corner of its cavernous CES booth to a surprising new Bixby feature: the ability to identify your food and […]

Go2mobi announces Total Control API for automated mobile advertising campaigns

Go2mobi announces Total Control API for automated mobile advertising campaigns

Go2mobi, mobile programmatic advertising platform, has announced the Go2mobi Total Control API. The API allows developers to build custom programmatic features. Add agencies, trade desks, performance marketers, and more gain access to Go2mobi’s demand side platform through an API. Whether users are looking to build streamlined workflows, or standalone DSP platforms, the Total Control API will […]

Untitled Project Singapore launches VR tour of the Scoot dreamliner in 9 countries across APAC

Untitled Project Singapore launches VR tour of the Scoot dreamliner in 9 countries across APAC

Untitled Project Singapore’s team of creative technologists has released a new 360 degree, 3D virtual tour experience of Scoot’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The VR experience, which will be activated in pop-up showcases in nine countries across the Asia Pacific, is designed to give prospective customers a very unconventional tour of Scoot’s flagship aircraft. A mixture of real […]

Toyota working with Amazon, Uber and Pizza Hut to develop self-driving shuttle

Toyota working with Amazon, Uber and Pizza Hut to develop self-driving shuttle

Toyota is working with Amazon, ride-hailing companies Uber and Didi, automaker Mazda and Pizza Hut to develop an electric autonomous shuttle that can be used to deliver people—or the packages they’ve ordered—to their destination. And it might just make it to the Olympics in 2020. Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda revealed the so-called e-Palette concept vehicle […]