Ad of the Day: Agency Invents GPS That Switches to a Child's Voice Around Schools

Forsman & Bodenfors' ingenious app for If Insurance

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Forsman & Bodenfors has found a clever way to insert a safety feature into GPS satellite navigation: Have the app switch to a child's voice near schools, day-care centers and other areas where children are likely to be present.

The video below explains the "Slow Down GPS" app, which F&B—the Swedish agency best known for its "Epic Split" ad with Jean-Claude Van Damme—created for If Insurance. "We think of it as a subtle audio sign that says, 'Children at play,' " the agency explains.



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