By Carrefour x Google
Carrefour and Google launched a new technology, allowing customers to spend less time online for the groceries shopping thanks to Google’s vocal assistant. The customer only has to dictate its shopping list to Google’s vocal assistant, which is going to fill its basket. Then, the customer only has to validate it and proceed with the payment.
By TF1 Pub / Mirriad
TF1 Pub, in partnership with the British start-up Mirriad, commercializes the In Video Adevrtising, which is a new technological solution that revolutionizes the traditional product placement. The solution allows brands to insert visual elements such as products, logos or posters directly in a TV content, for instance TV show or movie. On the contrary of the classical product placement, in video advertising technology is applied once the TV show is shot and edited.
By Hyundai Motor Group
Hearing-impaired people drive too, they are very careful and have extremely low accident rates. However, their problems still persist: they are too dependent on their sight and touch senses, and direction and different sounds may be misinterpreted while driving. Hyundai created “Quiet Taxi”, a car equipped with Audio-Tactile conversion and audio-visual conversion technology that can transform car horns, distance from obstacles and other external audio information into vibrations and LEDs lights on the steering wheel.
Petz launched the site Pet-commerce, which is the first site of e-commerce where dogs can buy things for themselves. The dog just needs to watch the products video, an artificial intelligence activated by facial recognition will tell, according to the position of dog’s ears, mouths and other signs, if the dog likes the product or not. The UI/UX of the site, as well as the products videos, have been adjusted to meet dogs’ vision and hearing frequency.
In China, young adults always bring gifts to their elder family members when they go back to hometown during the holiday of Chinese New Year. However, most Chinese prefer « healthy and practical » gifts such as foods, electronics or cosmetics, and clothing is not at the top of the gift list. Uniqlo wanted to remind Chinese people that clothes could also be a relevant part of the holiday, by using location-based coupons and AI powered Wechat campaign to send them gift recommendations with one-click order button.
By Alder Hey Children's Hospital
As the first hospital-wide patient experience app in the UK, Alder Play is revolutionizing patient care. Using gaming, chatbots and augmented reality, the app is a companion supporting young patients throughout their entire journey, reducing stress and anxiety along the way.
Designed by Netsafe, a New Zealand’s online safety organization, Re:scam is an AI chatbot designed to do the one thing you shouldn’t: reply to scams. By forwarding suspicious emails, the bot identifies scam and begins a never-ending conversation, so scammers waste their time instead of focusing on real targets. It’s capable of imitating multiple personalities and generate false account information.
By Reclame Aqui
Canceling a service is often one of the most frustrating tasks for a consumer, big corporations create all kinds of obstacles to make people quit trying. Reclame Aqui decided to counter their tactics. The Canceller is a bot that integrates the powerful artificial intelligence of IBM Watson with Google Cloud. The bot is capable of calling the companies’ call centers to ask for the cancelling and it will never give up until the service is cancelled!
The image classification errors were decreasing by 50% year-over-year, meaning it was likely that it would catch up to human accuracy in the near future. Microsoft realized this might be an opportunity for helping people with visual impairments by bringing together the power of visual recognition, cloud and AI to deliver an intelligent app designed to help those people navigate their day with spoken audio.