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 […]

Verizon Media uses VR to bring Abu Dhabi’s beautiful tourism destinations to life

Verizon Media uses VR to bring Abu Dhabi’s beautiful tourism destinations to life

On February 8, in partnership with Spark Foundry UK and The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Verizon Media announces a new VR 360º video experience, offering users the opportunity to virtually explore some of the biggest tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi. Created by RYOT Studio, the branching narrative within the video places […]

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 […]

Shackleton Whisky Launches Shazam Augmented Reality Experience

Shackleton Whisky Launches Shazam Augmented Reality Experience

Shackleton Whisky, created to honour adventurer Sir Ernest Shackleton, is launching Shackleton Augmented Reality (AR) in partnership with Shazam. Shazam, which originally launched as a music identification app, has grown into a content distribution platform with Shackleton Whisky as one of its first brand partners. The environment comes to life on the Shackleton Gift Box, and […]

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 […]

Länsförsäkringar offers free stay in Sweden’s Hotel Bellora if you stay offline

Länsförsäkringar offers free stay in Sweden’s Hotel Bellora if you stay offline

Swedish creative agency, Stendahls, have unveiled their latest creative activation: The world’s first hotel room where the price you pay is determined by how much time the guests spend on social media. Here, is where screen time is first introduced as the new currency. “The Check Out Suite” is a unique hotel room in Gothenburg, […]

Fashion shoppers 44% more likely to buy from Woodhouse Clothing thanks to new AI-powered personalisation

Fashion shoppers 44% more likely to buy from Woodhouse Clothing thanks to new AI-powered personalisation

The introduction of AI-based personalisation means shoppers who visit men’s online fashion retailer, Woodhouse Clothing, are now 44% more likely to make a purchase. The new technology, which works across both mobile and desktop, is also helping to increase the retailer’s average order value, which is up 7%. Woodhouse has implemented personalisation technology from Nosto which uses advanced […]

Nucco Brain teams with COLORWAVE to release ‘So Called’: An interactive music video and endless runner game

Nucco Brain teams with COLORWAVE to release ‘So Called’: An interactive music video and endless runner game

Storytelling studio Nucco Brain has collaborated with German indie rock outfit COLORWAVE to create a fully playable interactive music video for their new single ‘So Called’, set in a surreal post-apocalyptic world. ‘So Called’ is a manifestation of Nucco Brain’s passion for pushing the boundaries of innovation and technology; created not for branding or marketing […]

UNHCR wants you to step up and be counted for refugees around the world in new campaign

UNHCR wants you to step up and be counted for refugees around the world in new campaign

Each day, war and conflict forces thousands of families to flee their homes. To reach safety, these refugees walk more than 1 billion cumulative miles across the globe each year. Matching this insight with the global fitness trend, the latest campaign from Hello Charlie, Great State, and the UN Refugee Agency encourages people to connect […]

AliveNow creates Singapore Tourism’s Facebook AR experience that teleports you to city’s top party spots

AliveNow creates Singapore Tourism’s Facebook AR experience that teleports you to city’s top party spots

As a travel destination Singapore is constantly evolving and reimagining itself, always bringing visitors new experiences. With the Passion Made Possible campaign, the Singapore Tourism board partnered with TBWA and creative-tech company AliveNow to launch an incredible Facebook Augmented Reality Camera Filter. The Visit Singapore Facebook Filter does more than let people know about trendy […]