Architects

Emakina’s FIRST app for Windows 8 wins FIRST prize at Belgium’s FIRST Superhackathon!!!

Microsoft’s new operating system for mobile devices, Windows 8, was launched just a few months ago. But that’s exactly the kind of new challenges which stimulate our developerse! That’s why a team of Emakina’s mobile experts participated in Microsoft’s Superhackathon competition. The Superhackathon brought hundreds of young and bright developers who worked simultaneously in four different […]

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Emakina strategist Amélie Sainthuile to present at Brussel’s annual “Media Night”

Like every year, Belgium’s school of social communication (IHECS) organises an event dedicated to presenting its students’ projects, and bringing together communication experts. This year, organisers invited Amélie Sainthuile, Digital Planner & Social Media Strategist at Emakina/ Strategy and Emakina/ Social. She will talk about public relations with new media.     The event, titled “Nuit […]

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Drama 2.0: towards a new interactive narration form

“Once upon a time…” For centuries on end, storytelling hasn’t changed by one comma. The rules of the game were unchanging and intangible: one needed unity of time, space and action. Today, under the pressure of digital media, these fundamental principles of storytelling are being shattered.

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Shopkick gives multichannel experience a kick!

It was hard to miss the launch of Shopkick (New York Times, Techcrunch or KNTV Press Here). This mobile application, now available on iPhone and soon on Android, allows you to gather points, called kickbucks, for each action you do (enter a store, scan a product) and to receive promotions in the store. At first, […]

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Debate:Google and Privacy -13th November

The Université catholique de Louvain invites us to participate on 13th November to a debate on Google and the respect for privacy at the digital era. As far as we know, this is the very first event of its kind on the French-speaking side in Belgium. Info and registration here.

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Emakina thanks the Brussels-Capital Region for its support of our research on mobile technologies

In order to better serve our current and future clients, Emakina is committed to a never-ending learning process through Research and Development (R&D). Such a research project was recently executed in cooperation and with the generous support of Innoviris, the Brussels Institute for Research and Innovation. Based within the region of the Belgian capital, Emakina […]

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A week-end to Show Off!

Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which will start tomorrow. It will bring together people with different skillsets – from software developers and graphics designers to business-minded aspiring entrepreneurs – to pitch ideas, form teams, and attempt to transform a mere idea into the beginnings of a viable startup business over the course […]

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Emakina Academy’s keynotes just arrived!

If you didn’t get the chance to be with us at our last Emakina Academy on Facebook Marketing, you will find all the keynote presentations here. Facts, figures and sexy ideas.

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CO2 calculator for Electrabel GDF Suez

How important is your carbon footprint? Just try this new application built for Electrabel GDF Suez and discover how small changes in your daily life can make a big difference to tackle climate change.

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Emakina at European Information architecture Summit Amsterdam

Last week end Emakina attended the European Information Architecture Summit 2008 in Amsterdam. This event is the biggest one at European level in this discipline. More than 300 experts mostly from Europe but also from USA were present. Emakina was massively present at this event.12 Emakinians from Design is Dead, Groupe Reflect, The Reference and […]

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Emakina campaign for smart touches green hearts

smart goes green Automobile manufacturer, smart, has launched a new environmental campaign, focused at the company’s environmental responsibility. The campaign, created and executed by the digital agency, Emakina, presents the CO2 compensation of the smart cars in an original and lively manner. 168 trees = 1 smart The city car brand has recently launched a […]

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EuroIA talk: on why we should NOT focus on user experience

EuroIA is the premier European event on Information Architecture: three days of workshops, presentations, panels, and networking opportunities for information architects from across Europe and around the world. This year, one of Emakina/Architects‘ specialists, Koen Claes, was invited to come share his insights on user experience, and presented a case on why we should NOT […]

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Facebook wins Places in the geo-localised marketing race

Facebook has officially announced the launch of its localisation service, called Places. The launch was more than just the launch of a simple feature: it is also a way to move the geo-localised social functionalities out of its early adopter status and moving them into the mass market segment. Facebook has been smart and has […]

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Reminder – World Usability Day on 13th November 2008

There are some empty seats left for the Belgian Usability Day that the folks from our strategic cell organise on 13th November in Brussels. This year’s program looks quite exciting with the presence of two Belgian usability experts on stage: Peter Van Dijck (author of “Information Architecture for Designers: Structuring Websites for Business Success”) and […]

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