Skoda develops car boot parcel delivery system

Skoda develops car boot parcel delivery system

Skoda is working on a new project that will enable couriers to deliver parcels to your car boot. It will enable consumers to provide their vehicle’s location and number plate, instead of an address, when ordering goods. The technology required for remote access to the car is currently being tested in the pilot scheme. Jarmila […]

Photographic artist Jimmy Nelson and JWT Amsterdam unleash ‘The Preservation Robot’ at SXSW

Photographic artist Jimmy Nelson and JWT Amsterdam unleash ‘The Preservation Robot’ at SXSW

On Saturday, March 9th The Preservation Robot was unveiled at South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas by photographic artist Jimmy Nelson. The Preservation Robot is the first autonomous technology ever created to address the homogenisation of human culture, due to the ever-increasing spread of Western culture on the internet. The robot, which was […]

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 […]