Hyundai unveils smartphone-based car key

Hyundai unveils smartphone-based car key

Hyundai has developed a smartphone-based digital key that can be used to unlock and start a car without a physical key or FOB. The feature will be built into new Hyundai and Kia vehicles starting later in 2019. The digital key app can be downloaded to a smartphone, and near-field communication (NFC) technology detects the […]

J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam uses data and technology to bring back the voice of Rembrandt

J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam uses data and technology to bring back the voice of Rembrandt

On February 28 at Amsterdam’s most famous museum, the Rijksmuseum, the voice of Rembrandt was unveiled. A group of experts, working together with ING Bank, has used voice technology, research and data to recreate the painting techniques, personality, language and voice of the Dutch master. The results are featured in ‘The Rembrandt Tutorials’, as narrated […]

KFC Middle East Creates Social Media Drive Thru Ad So Feed-Scrollers Get Fed

KFC Middle East Creates Social Media Drive Thru Ad So Feed-Scrollers Get Fed

KFC Middle East offers an alternative variation of ‘live-feed,’ by launching a drive-thru that sits within social media threads, where users can order food at a cluck of a button. When the weather’s off or you’re feeling particularly lethargic, the thought of venturing outside to answer your KFC cravings can feel like a bit of a […]

Niantic, Samsung, Deutsche Telekom & MobiledgeX unveil ‘first’ Mobile Edge MR multiplayer experience

Niantic, Samsung, Deutsche Telekom & MobiledgeX unveil ‘first’ Mobile Edge MR multiplayer experience

Niantic, the game developer behind Pokémon Go and the forthcoming Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, has teamed up with Samsung, Deutsche Telekom, and MobiledgeX to develop the ‘world’s first’ edge-enhanced mixed reality multiplayer experience. The ‘Codename: Neon’ experience, which will be unveiled at MWC 2019, makes use of Deutsche Telekom’s edge-enabled network and the Samsung Galaxy S10+ with edge […]

Foundation Laço Rosa transforms the giving of wigs into a barcode for donations

Foundation Laço Rosa transforms the giving of wigs into a barcode for donations

Foundation Laço Rosa, an organisation in Brazil that fights against breast cancer, has installed an interactive panel that receives donations at the same time as it shows the power of a contribution. From a distance, the piece is an enormous barcode. But, up close, it is possible to read the names of women patients who […]

State of California tackles drought with IoT and Blockchain

State of California tackles drought with IoT and Blockchain

The Freshwater Trust (TFT), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to protect and restore freshwater ecosystems, is partnering with IBM Research and SweetSense Inc., a provider of low-cost satellite connected sensors, to pilot technologies which can accurately monitor and track groundwater use in one of the largest and most at risk aquifers in North America. Additional research […]

Huawei uses AI to ‘complete unfinished symphony’ by Schubert

Huawei uses AI to ‘complete unfinished symphony’ by Schubert

Huawei has used the power of AI and human expertise to compose the final two movements of Schubert’s famous Symphony No. 8. commonly known as the ‘Unfinished Symphony’. Symphony No. 8 has remained incomplete for 197 years and despite numerous attempts it remains one of the most intriguing pieces of unfinished symphonic music of all […]

Hulu Unveils New Pause Ad Experience

Hulu Unveils New Pause Ad Experience

Part of becoming the #1 choice for TV, both in and out of the home, means also building the most innovative ad experiences for consumers and brands. Just as consumers’ viewing habits have evolved, their expectations for advertising have also changed. Viewers no longer accept an irrelevant, intrusive ad experience and appreciate when brands tell […]

KLM connects people through a live hologram bar via DDB Unlimited

KLM connects people through a live hologram bar via DDB Unlimited

What if travellers waiting to board a plane could exchange tips face-to-face with others who are heading in the opposite direction? KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has worked with creative agency DDB Unlimited to build a bar where travellers can meet to exchange local tips at airports in the Netherlands, Norway and Brazil. This new travel […]