New Nissin Cup Noodles Vending Machines Use Instagram as Currency in the US

New Nissin Cup Noodles Vending Machines Use Instagram as Currency in the US

FOODBEAST, a digital media house known for breaking food news and creating visceral food experiences just debuted a social media-powered vending machine with legendary instant noodle company Nissin Foods USA. The machines found their homes within Del Amo Fashion Center (near Lids) in Los Angeles County starting March 1, and Las Vegas Premium Outlets South […]

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 […]

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 […]

Husqvarna teams with Stendahls to launch Timber, a dating service for tree lovers

Husqvarna teams with Stendahls to launch Timber, a dating service for tree lovers

The client Husqvarna wanted to celebrate and honour the love for the forest that’s shared by many users of their products. So for 2019’s Valentine’s Day, Stendahls created Timber –  a dating service matching tree lovers with beautiful trees around the globe. Timber is a tongue-in-cheek spoof of modern dating services: instead of swiping between […]

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 […]