WSA Winners

Spain

The Social Coin: Meaningful civic engagement to build human cities.

The Social Coin engages citizens into social challenges through their good deeds, to create meaningful communities.

The Social Coin offers a digital platform combining mobile and web that engages individuals and increases their impact. Governments can improve citizen's feedback and their trust, thanks to real time metrics on the city challenges and communities behavior.

Via our mobile application (http://j.mp/1F2yXf7) and the Social Network, individuals perform any thoughtful good deed, then inspires others.

The Social Coin’s SPARK is based in Blockchain technology and has an open API to be connected with every single City Coin or citizen rewarding system. 

Positive behavior becomes a new layer of reputation for the new economy, based on what you do and the impact it has in the world. 200,000+ good deeds having been performed in 105+ countries thus far and 18 months. www.thesocialcoin.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

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/

Germany

An interdisciplinary project team assembling people from politics, business and science made it possible to transform the Städel museum into the first true digital museum in Germany. The Digital Collection allows personalized, digital roaming and learning through seven hundred years of art history and presents exclusive artworks for free to everybody around the world with stunning detail.
Product Url: https://digitalesammlung.staedelmuseum.de

Spain

Science Bits is a repository of multimedia science lessons that promote the change from a transmission educational model, based on the transmission of facts from teacher to learner, to a constructivist one, based on inquiry, critical thinking, discovery and learning-by-doing. With Science Bits, kids learn Science by doing Science, and teachers become a guide who helps them achieve their knowledge.
Product Url: http://www.science-bits.com

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

Bangladesh

In the absence of a formal Emergency Medical System in developing countries, the majority of accident victims with potentially survivable injuries die before they reach a hospital. Criticalink uses an innovative dispatch system and location-based mobile technology to save these lives by providing roadside accident victims with emergency medical care through a network of volunteer First Responders. Product Url: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ionicframework.criticalink453552

New Zealand

Silhouette gives a voice to patients suffering chronic wounds by bringing to light the true status of their wound healing progress. Silhouette is a world-first web-based 3D measurement, imaging and centralized documentation system that provides precise measurement and healing trends, empowering clinicians to collaborate effectively, and make better informed decisions and more timely interventions. Product Url: http://www.aranzmedical.com/

Germany

The relief organisation MISEREOR supports self-help initiatives worldwide. Yet donation fatigue is setting in. How can we show people that even a small donation can have a big impact in a way that is both entertaining and innovative? We make donating easier than ever before – with the first interactive donation poster that accepts one of the most popular means of payment: the credit card.
Product Url: http://de.adforum.com/creative-work/ad/player/34497333

Mexico

Grillo (Cricket) is the only receiver in the mexican market that directly connects residents with the governments earthquake early warning infrastructure (SASMEX).

Up until now, people have relied on tv notices, 3rd party applications, or very expensive government sold receivers. Grillo is the first affordable, and easy-to-use device that can give up to 90 seconds warning before an earthquake. Product Url: http://grillo.mx/