May 20, 2020 - Story
Physically interacting with interfaces in public places is slowly becoming unthinkable. No wonder in a situation of pandemic. Even crossing the road at a junction will never be the same again, because who wants to touch cross buttons at traffic lights now? In an attempt to rethink established interactions and to ease the post-lockdown experience, we have experimented with eye tracking technology. Bringing a new level of innovation to traffic lights, shops and interactive outdoor communication.
April 28, 2020 - System
Today, most AR experiences are available in dedicated apps. But let’s be honest - people are not very eager to keep downloading lots of separate phone or tablet applications for singular purposes. The clue of popularizing AR technology, is to enable it in places everyone already knows and uses. This is where WebAR comes in - augmented reality natively supported on the web, accessible through your regular browser. In this article, we explain webAR technology and present it through different use cases, including an e-commerce tool we built for our client Extremis.
April 9, 2020 - Story
Hospital stays are not a walk in the park. Especially for children. As they need to go through their treatment, a great deal of boredom and loneliness can quickly add to their already difficult experience. Plus, the hospital setting can also appear somewhat hostile. In order to help children take control of their environment and create a deeper connection with the hospital, we developed a unique proof of concept: Squishy. An AR-powered creative app that transforms young patients’ dull hospital rooms into digital playgrounds, improving patient experience.
April 9, 2020 - Scale
Almost like the vision of a dystopian future, in the last couple of weeks, virtually all companies in Europe have been forced to profoundly change the way they do business from one day to another. Finding new ways to maintain a commercial activity has therefore become crucial to keep head above water.
March 18, 2020 - System
Belgium is Europe’s second biggest food waster. Definitely nothing to be proud of. So, we decided to help slow this alarming trend. At our in-house innovation hub, Studio V, our teams leveraged machine learning to develop an app that makes it easier for everyone to make the best out of their leftovers. By scanning the content of their fridge, app users are presented with the recipes that match their ingredients best. That’s how Wattoo was born.
March 12, 2020 - Story
Will Facebook, Instagram or Whatsapp try to copy TikTok’s functions in order to curb its success? After all, this tactic has proven to be pretty successful with Snapchat. TikTok is booming: for February 2020 the number of monthly active users (MAU) is estimated at 800 million. At this rate this social network will be one of the fastest platforms to reach the milestone of one billion users.