Shazam tackles cyberbullying in Singapore with ‘Unmute Daniel’ campaign via MullenLowe Group

Shazam tackles cyberbullying in Singapore with ‘Unmute Daniel’ campaign via MullenLowe Group

 MullenLowe Group has collaborated with Shazam to roll out the ‘Unmute Daniel’ campaign, in a bid to raise awareness around the issue of cyberbullying in Singapore. ‘Unmute Daniel’ is a digital campaign that utilises technology to communicate with their target audience of youths and their parents. The campaign mascot, Daniel, represents every child who […]

Nielsen makes retail push with VR store simulation

Nielsen makes retail push with VR store simulation

Nielsen held a global launch event in Singapore for a new Smart Store offering, which aims to help retailers and manufacturers understand shopper behaviour and uncover the “moment of truth”. Regardless of the store format, Nielsen claims the offering will allow marketers to measure, evaluate, and optimise a range of retail strategies that impact sales […]

Shoppers in Southeast Asia are browsing mostly through mobile devices, according to iPrice Group

Shoppers in Southeast Asia are browsing mostly through mobile devices, according to iPrice Group

iPrice Group, a meta-search engine in Southeast Asia, has released its 2017 State of eCommerce report, to shed light on some of the area’s most important eCommerce metrics. The research leverages iPrice’s proprietary data from over 1,000 eCommerce players operating in the 6 of the largest Southeast Asian markets (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and […]

Alibaba partners NTU Singapore to establish its first AI research institute outside China

Alibaba partners NTU Singapore to establish its first AI research institute outside China

Alibaba Group has joined forces with the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore (NTU) to establish Alibaba’s first joint AI research institute outside China. The five-year, multi-million dollar collaboration will see 50 researchers from both organisations working together. As part of the partnership, NTU will combine its human-centred AI technology with Alibaba’s Natural Language Processing (NLP), […]

Singapore bank OCBC launches ‘conversational’ voice banking

Singapore bank OCBC launches ‘conversational’ voice banking

OCBC, a Singapore-based bank, has launched the ability for customers to do day-to-day banking tasks via the app and Apple’s Siri. According to the bank, customers with the app can now log on and command Siri to help with banking tasks by using their voice. Using the service, users can check their bank account balances, […]

Blippar partners with Magnum for Singapore AR campaign

Blippar partners with Magnum for Singapore AR campaign

AR (augmented reality) technology company Blippar has teamed up with Unilever’s Magnum ice cream brand and Mindshare to launch its first Asia-Pacific campaign using its AR digital placement (ARDP) unit. The ‘Make My Magnum’ experience allows users to create their own personalised Magnums—by selecting from a list of 18 toppings—on their smartphones using Blippar’s ARDP. […]

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 […]

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