WSA Winners

Senegal

Social Net Link is the first web platform focusing on tech news and new media in Senegal. Out of about 150 news websites, less than five of them specialize on the dissemination of technological information. Product Url: www.socialnetlink.org

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

Ireland

A resource for Irish people to find out about how local authorities source and spend their money. Facilitates decision making by individuals, business, and policy makers. Product Url: http://localauthorityfinances.com/

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

Sri Lanka

FlipBeats is highly Competitive, Good Looking & User Friendly Music App which invites its users to a truly Professional music listening experience. This App runs on all Android, iOS and Apple Watch devices. FlipBeats treats its users with advanced Audio Configurations to fine-tune audio to create a listening experience unique to their tastes, or best for their environment, device, or audio gear.
Product Url: www.AppSpace.hSenidOutsourcing.com/FlipBe

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

Ireland

CoderDojo is a volunteer­ led, child centric, global movement of free programming clubs for young people. There is a focus on community, peer learning/mentoring, self led learning and an emphasis on openness, helping others and showing how coding can be a force for change in the world.
Product Url: https://coderdojo.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

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/

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/