WSA Winners

South Africa

Latest Sightings is a platform that allows people who are currently on safari, be they rangers or tourists, to report the animals and events (with locations) that they are seeing live to Latest Sightings, which in turn broadcasts these tings (a reported sighting) to users nearby and world-wide. This allows visitors to maximise their safari, by getting to see more wildlife and interesting things.
Product Url: http://www.latestsightings.com/content/latest-sightings-app

Bulgaria

An integrated hardware and software system that measures and analyzes the health and productivity of honeybees. The system creates a real-time medical record of each bee colony and gives beekeepers unprecedented knowledge and remote monitoring abilities about their beehives.
The system also aggregates data from multiple locations and smart hives to construct micro-geographies profiles. Product Url: http://www.beesmarttechnologies.com/

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

David Attenborough’s First Life is a fully immersive experience that brings natural history to life with cinematic virtual reality.

Created in partnership with Atlantic Productions and the Natural History Museum, David Attenborough’s First Life reveals the dawn of life on Earth from 540 million years ago.

Based on the latest Museum research, long-extinct animals such as the whimsically-built Opabinia, the fearsome-looking Anomalocaris and the spiny, worm-like Hallucigenia are brought vividly alive in a fully immersive encounter.

During the 15-minute experience, visitors dive through ancient seas with narration by Sir David Attenborough. The experience uses Samsung’s latest wearable technology, the Gear VR virtual reality headsetpowered by the Galaxy S6 smartphone to deliver a shared experience to 80 visitors.

Product Url http://www.alchemyvr.com/first-life-vr-launches-at-the-natural-history-museum-in-london/

Philippines

Rappler is a social news network combines the best of TV, online print and the social media. The word Rappler comes from the root words rap (to discuss) + ripple (to make waves). Powered by technology, Rappler promises uncompromised journalism and stories that inspire smart conversations, community engagement and ignite digitally-fuelled actions for social change. Product Url: http://www.rappler.com

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Your Story is an online storytelling tool that creates a personalised experience for each user, mixing life events with BBC archive content and visualised data. Audiences get the chance to see their own lifespan and personal landmarks interwoven with the unique assets of the BBC archive, letting them appreciate their place in the world alongside the events that helped shape it. Product Url: http://yourstory.pilots.bbcconnectedstudio.co.uk

Mexico

It is the black box of violence prevention, is a inclusive an empowering tool that allows children and youth to combat bullying and strengthens community through anonymous reporting and involvement. Is unique because it mixes psychological factors with technological innovation and community participation that perfect blend integration of protective and predictive factors against crime.
Product Url: http://www.pare360.mx

Iceland

Menigas Personal Finance Solution (PFM) and MarketMatch Solution are helping over 25m people all over the world get complete control and overview of their finances with their own personal financial advisor and get more value for their money on things they actually want and need. The solutions were born out of the 2008 financial crisis in Iceland and next we brought them to the rest of the world.
Product Url: http://meniga.com/

Lithuania

How many times have you heard about someone speaking a language without ever learning it? Or being able to understand and speak only from watching movies? Or children speaking several languages before they even start a school?
We’ve learnt our second languages like that and hence decided to turn this “natural” language acquisition into easy, fun and quick way to learn new languages.
Product Url: http://www.bliubliu.com

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2014 was the centenary of the WW1. An event that is of particular relevance to British people. But many young people today feel no connection the world changing events of the great war.

This project - High Wood - was created to bring the experience of WW1 to a young audience that had never thought about how important an event this was truly was, asking them simply what would you have done?
Product Url: http://bbc.in/1EYefr9

New Zealand

The Wipster platform is a beautifully designed, intuitive video review and approval experience for businesses creating video. Reviews are accelerated by 65%, and what was once a tedious process becomes a streamlined workflow.
Teams no longer need to use email, Vimeo, storage, encoding, delivery and archiving tools. Wipster replaces all of these in one tidy, streamlined package.
Product Url: http://wipster.io