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5 ways retailers can use AR for kids’ product promotions

When it comes to playtime, kids spend more time on touchscreen devices than traditional toys. That’s according to a research study from 2014. However, if more recent articles like “Is it wrong to let my child play on my smartphone?” are anything to go by, then the situation is likely continuing on that trend. Still,...

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6 augmented reality theme park experiences transforming the industry

The COVID-19 pandemic left no industry unscathed, but event-focused businesses have had a particularly challenging period. Disney, for example, said that the COVID-19 outbreak resulted in its parks experiencing a $2.4 billion loss in operating income. Unfortunately, it’s unlikely that other theme parks fared much better. Luckily, things are finally looking up for theme parks. Consumers...

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How to run a successful Instagram AR filter campaign: 3 ideas

The popularity of augmented reality (AR) on social media is growing. In 2020, more than 40 million people in the US alone interacted with AR filters on social media platforms at least once a month. For brands looking to market their products on Instagram, an AR filter campaign can be an easy way to both...

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Brands in the metaverse: everything you need to know

Coined in 1992 by the science fiction writer Neal Stephenson in his novel “Snow Crash,” the term “metaverse” has gained momentum since the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a digital turning point.  Proving that the metaverse is more than just a buzzword, tech titans like Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who wants to build an “enterprise metaverse” for...

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How augmented reality travel is changing the tourism industry

With its ability to enhance the real world with overlaid digital components, augmented reality (AR) is fast becoming the tourism industry’s favourite tool. While AR was invaluable in helping companies that rely on tourism keep their customers engaged during worldwide lockdowns, the innovative technology was already gaining traction even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Augmented...

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How augmented reality events can transform customer engagement

Augmented reality events experiences offer brands a way to engage customers in a novel fashion while also mitigating some of the lasting effects of the pandemic.  Although the significant threat of COVID-19 might have passed in many countries, its impact on public behaviour is unlikely to dissipate immediately. As much as people are looking forward...