New Amazon Key Lets the Delivery Driver Leave Packages Inside the Front Door

New Amazon Key Lets the Delivery Driver Leave Packages Inside the Front Door

SAN FRANCISCO — No more getting packages stolen. No more worries about being there to receive them. Starting next month, people in 37 U.S. cities can have Amazon drop their package inside their front door, without ever giving anyone a key. On Nov. 8, Amazon will begin offering a secure-lock service, called Amazon Key, that will give Amazon Logistics delivery personnel […]

Coca-Cola Launches World’s First Vending Machine which Accepts Dialect as Payment

Coca-Cola Launches World’s First Vending Machine which Accepts Dialect as Payment

During this summer the Coca-Cola bottles’ labels promoted over 90 different holiday destinations. To activate this locally, Coca-Cola in Sweden chose to highlight some of the Swedish destinations on the labels. Sweden is renowned for its many different local dialects, with clear phonetic and grammatical characteristics that can be irreconcilable, even for Swedes. And so, […]

Swedish Zoo uses AR animals to boost awareness of endangered species

Swedish Zoo uses AR animals to boost awareness of endangered species

Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna, Sweden, is using AR to raise awareness of endangered species and environmental issues among its visitors. The zoo has created virtual animals, which take real species and create fantastical variations on them to show how they would have to adapt to survive problems like deforestation, poaching and climate change. For example, a […]

Digital Marketing Pro microlearning app launches globally

Digital Marketing Pro microlearning app launches globally

Digital Marketing Pro, the microlearning edtech platform revolutionising how digital marketing skills are taught, is launching globally, having reached market dominance in its native Sweden. The Digital Marketing Pro (DMP) app, available on iOS and Android, is the first global product from Stockholm and Barcelona-based AIAR and aims to create the next generation of digital […]

McDonald’s Sweden Gamifies its Music Playlists with Cloud-Powered Soundtrack Your Brand Quiz

McDonald’s Sweden Gamifies its Music Playlists with Cloud-Powered Soundtrack Your Brand Quiz

McDonald’s Sweden has rolled out a music-based quiz across its restaurants via a partnership with Spotify-backed Stockholm company, Soundtrack Your Brand, adding a gamified dimension to dining in its restaurants via its pre-existing app. McDonald’s hopes to appeal to young people, driving them to download its app on iOS and Android in order to participate […]

Swedish Pharmacy Launches Pain-Relieving VR App

Swedish Pharmacy Launches Pain-Relieving VR App

The Swedish pharmacy chain ‘Apotek Hjärtat’ has launched a VR app for pain relief. ‘Happy Place’ distracts the brain from focusing on temporary pain through a virtual world. The app is available for free download in Oculus Store and available to try in selected Apotek Hjärtat pharmacies. Years of research and several independent studies show […]

Läkerol creates an App to connect Native Swedish Speakers with Refugees

Läkerol creates an App to connect Native Swedish Speakers with Refugees

Let´s Talk is a free app from Läkerol that connects people who speak fluent Swedish to people who need to practice the language. The App has been developed by King Agency in Sweden. A clever and refreshing way for a Lozenge Brand to encourage Social Good and ignite conversations. Willing Swedes can demonstrate another way […]

Sweden Creates the World’s First Telephone Number For the Country

Sweden Creates the World’s First Telephone Number For the Country

At the 2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the Swedish Tourist Association along with creative agency INGO Stockholm, won a gold award in the mobile category for their creation of The Swedish Number, which allows people from other countries to call any Swede who has downloaded the Swedish Number App. In 1766, Sweden was the first country […]