New robotic companion Cozmo launches to the UK audiences

New robotic companion Cozmo launches to the UK audiences

Consumer robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) company Anki, launched Cozmo, their incredible robot companion. Charming and mischievous, Cozmo is a real-life robot like you’ve only seen in movies, designed with fun and friendship in mind. Anki founder Mark Palatucci said that Cozmo “Brings together technology, artificial intelligence, game design and cinematic wonder, Cozmo rewrites the rule […]

MEC’s Jessica Chapplow on how the London Tech Week continues to inspire and inform

MEC’s Jessica Chapplow on how the London Tech Week continues to inspire and inform

In addition to showcasing some of the city’s best tech talent, 2017’s London Tech Week (LTW) provided an important gauge of the state and direction of tech advancement globally, with a focus on emerging technologies and the digital economy. Over the past 12 months we have seen verticals like 5G, AI, Robotics, augmented reality and […]

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Location intelligence company, Blis has been on a roll over the last year, with some innovative projects and movements in the digital marketing space. During the Cannes Lions Festival, we sat down with their President, Harry Dewhirst, who told us about what Blis have been up to this past year and where they plan to go […]

Catch Digital releases a Game of Thrones bot to coincide with the new season of the show

Catch Digital releases a Game of Thrones bot to coincide with the new season of the show

In a world of direwolves, white walkers and dragons, there’s one thing missing: bots! Meet GoTBot, a friendly Facebook chatbot with answers to all of your Game of Thrones questions. Created by Catch, a digital creative agency in London, GoTBot is a Facebook Messenger chatbot created in solidarity with all the secondary characters you forgot […]

Tom Cheesewright on what the future holds for the marketing industry

Tom Cheesewright on what the future holds for the marketing industry

Standing in other people’s shoes is crucial to effective communications, yet technology and AI are changing our world at a continually accelerating pace. And so, at an event in central London recently, creative direct marketing agency Soul asked applied futurist and author Tom Cheesewright what he thinks the world will look like in five, ten or 20 years […]

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

Mindshare, the global media agency of WPP, recently announced that it is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business as part of an ongoing transformation programme evolving the agency into an Adaptive Marketing organisation, to help clients do the same. We had a chance to sit […]

‘There is a huge knowledge and opportunity gap around AI,’ says LoopMe’s Stephen Upstone

‘There is a huge knowledge and opportunity gap around AI,’ says LoopMe’s Stephen Upstone

LoopMe is the largest mobile video platform, supporting all video and full-screen formats and reaching over 2 billion devices worldwide. We had a chance to catch up with their CEO, Stephen Upstone during the Cannes Lions Festival, who revealed to us the company’s foray into Artificial Intelligence and discussed the impact the technology will have on the […]

Publicis Groupe builds the first professional assistant platform powered by AI and machine learning

Publicis Groupe builds the first professional assistant platform powered by AI and machine learning

Publicis Groupe Chairman & CEO, Arthur Sadoun, announced the next step of The Power of One, initiated in 2015 by Maurice Lévy, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Publicis Groupe. After the acquisition of Sapient with its world-class technology expertise, and after having broken the barriers between our different entities to form Solution hubs, Publicis […]

McCann Japan Appoints World’s First AI Creative Director

McCann Japan Appoints World’s First AI Creative Director

McCann Erickson Japan has announced that AI-CD β (AI-CD beta), the world’s first artificial intelligence (A.I.) creative director (according to McCann’s research), will be joining the agency. AI-CD β will be attending McCann Worldgroup’s new employee welcoming ceremony on April 1st, along with 11 fresh college graduates. AI-CD β was developed through the Creative Genome […]