By Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science - University of Miami
The world’s largest hurricane simulator has been launched in Florida. Operated by the University of Miami, the equipment, called Sustain – diminutive name for SUrge-STructure-Atmosphere INteraction facility – will better predict the power of this devastating weather phenomenon thanks to the accurate information it will provide. Hence, those predictions will allow both governments and authorities to prepare and to deal with them the best way possible.
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.
Young drivers are most at risk of being involved in an accident. AAMI SmartPlates allows young drivers to track their learning progress in real time and pinpoints skills that need practicing. It uses smartphone technology to live-track a learner’s hours, route choice, weather, road and traffic conditions, and then provides comprehensive feedback on progress.
Samsung wants to make the Note8 a phone for everyone, so its campaigne has to reach for everyone in a personalized way. The brand used micro-segmentation to deliver sequentially hyper-relevant content such as video and social display based on customer’s behavior, interest, consumer journey, connecting data, creative, and media around a single client driven proposition in ways that could not be achieved by one big insight…
Many Australians suffer from hearing loss, it takes sufferers seven years on average to seek help. This delay leads to social isolation, loss of relationships, reduced quality of life, and an increased likelihood of depression and cognitive decline. Cochlear wants Australians to understand, identify and act on their hearing loss before it’s too late, by making hearing loss, which is an “invisible disability”, visible.
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.
Lego is the world’s favorite toy. In order to make this brand appeal to children of our days throughout the competitive Christmas season, Lego introduced “Making The List”. The brand gathered key word from Google research data and hack the search result when parents are looking for gifts for kids on-line with a version build from Lego bricks.
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.