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Yogurt company providing mobile coupons via TV ad

The yogurt company has introduced a new TV ad campaign that includes a mobile call-to-action to receive money-off coupon.

Inflatable egg carton promotes cage-free eggs

The Taiwan-based Happy Egg company promotes bird-friendly farming and is using its clear, inflatable packaging to emphasize the health of cage-free eggs.

Pay for anything with credit card loyalty points

A partnership between FIS, Verifone and Modo now allows shoppers at thousands of retail outlets to use credit card loyalty points to pay for purchases.

Smart beer tap speeds up service and improves efficiency

Pubinno’s connected Taptronics beer taps use touch screens to speed up serving time, provide the perfect amount of foam in each glass and track sales.

Mobile app uses light sensor to diagnose malaria

Ugandan start-up Matibabu has developed a non-invasive method for diagnosing malaria using a mobile application and light sensor.

Robot nanny watches over the children

NannyBot, from 5elements Robotics, can follow children around, providing visual and audio feedback to users’ smart devices.

Ambulances in Sweden can now hijack in-car radios

Developed by three students at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, the EVAM System uses FM radio to alert drivers to approaching emergency vehicles.

Mumbai slum uses beacons to advertise local retail market

Google backed project uses beacons to help small businesses in one of Asia’s biggest slums to compete with online retailers by alerting smartphone users as they pass by.

Fitbit for cows helps Pakistan farmers keep herds healthy

A wearable for cows that is designed to help farmers more easily track the health, fertility, location and general activity of their cattle.

Canadian ski resort now has ski-through ATM

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce recently installed its first ski-through ATM as part of its five year sponsorship of the Whistler-Blackcomb ski resort.