By Historial de la Grande Guerre
“The Unknown Face” is a project conceived by the Historial de la Grande Guerre in Préronne, France, in order to memorialize the stories and faces of all those who have lost their lives in WWI, and to share the message of peace, by using this collection of portraits and new technologies. The team scanned over 30 000 portraits during the WWI then made them into an unique face, by using the algorithm.
By Mars New Zealand
Human love to take selfies, but dog don’t like it that much. To promote its product Pedigree DentaSTIX, Mars decided to win young dog owners by helping them to capture perfect dog selfies. The brand created SelfieSTIX, a smartphone accessory given away with products and supported by a smartphone application that analyzes dogs facial characteristics then puts funny filters on dog’s face.
By Sony Music Entertainment
Heavy Metal fans are decreasing at a rate of 15% every year since 1999. Sony was about to launched a new album of the heavy metal band CROSSFAITH. They decided to engage this community which is becoming more and more niche by leverage what metal fans like to do at a metal concert – headbang – but in an innovative, personalized and digital way.
Sleepy behavior while driving is the biggest cause of death among Brasilian truck drivers. Ford Truck wanted to find a solution to avoid sleepy behavior while drivers’ driving by integrating a safety device with real-time data collecting and algorithm into a cap, since statistics confirm that 82% of the truck drivers in Brazil wear caps on a daily routine.
By PFLAG Canada
Every day in the US, more than 4,000 students drop out of school and thousands of kids miss school because they lack clean clothes. The Care Counts project involved installing washing machines in schools in order to reduce the rate of absenteeism of at-risk student in the classroom. For this, each student had an identifier linked to his name to correlate with their current presence.
By ALS Association
ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Most patients end up paralyzed in a wheelchair and forced to communicate via text-to-speech devices, typically with a default ‘computer’ voice. ALS Association wanted to change the way people live with ALS by giving sufferers the full use of their own authentic voices.
By The French Association of Journalists for the Environment (AJE)
The French Association of Journalists for the Environment gave a tangible experience of climate change to the world by simulating the taste of Bordeaux in 2050. The wine’s loss in refinement and elegance is supposed to spur people into taking ecological issues more seriously.
By The Times
The Times has once again demonstrated its expertise in news coverage by recreating, thanks to an AI and sound engineering, the speech John Fitzgerald Kennedy was supposed to deliver in Dallas on the 22nd of March, 1963. 1 billion editorial reach was one of the many consequences of this marketing campaign
Yuka scans things you are eating to help you eat better, from the nutritional table to the list of ingredients and additives. The app tells you via a very simple color code the impact of the product on your health: excellent, good, mediocre or bad. For all products with a negative rating, Yuka recommends alternatives of similar products that are healthier.