Augmented reality has been quickly gaining traction in the sports world. AR is being used across the board to improve broadcast coverage, enhance the fan experience, promote sports events and sponsors’ products and even train athletes. At this time, AR is particularly powerful for marketing use cases, due to the fact that there are currently
Poplar, the augmented reality creative platform that provides AR campaigns on demand, is pleased to announce it has released a new essential guide entitled How To Revolutionise Your Marketing Strategy With Augmented Reality. The guide offers a comprehensive overview of how augmented reality can be used in Marketing and Advertising. It starts with the basics,
Speedo, the swimwear and swimming accessories brand and subsidiary of the British Pentland Group, recently announced the launch of a virtual try-on feature in three of their UK stores and on their website, which allows customers to visualise swimming goggles on their face before purchase. This augmented reality (AR) experience was developed in collaboration with
There is no question that AR is an incredibly powerful and innovative tool, but its adoption can sometimes feel a little slow, particularly when it comes to brands. Perhaps one of the main reasons is that AR can still pose certain barriers to adoption, as it often requires users to have a particular app installed,
It’s finally here! Facebook just announced the launch of Spark AR’s public beta on Instagram, giving the entire world the ability to publish their own AR effects on the social media platform. Until yesterday, the ability to publish AR effects on Instagram was limited to independent AR creators, but this update means that brands will
Lego’s latest toy set collection, Lego Hidden Side, has us AR developers all excited thanks to its introduction of an augmented reality app within the game experience. The Lego set is built around a ‘ghost-hunting’ theme, with eight available sets based on different locations: a school, bus, boat, train, truck, lab, graveyard and shop. The
Last April, 8th Wall released a new feature called Image Targets that lets creators build image recognition for web-based AR. Not restricted to QR codes, Image Targets lets you select your own image (as long as the computer vision AI can detect distinct feature points) and build AR experiences with it. This is a huge
Any AR developer will know that the options available today to create meaningful AR experiences are nearly endless. There are many great tools that allow developers with a wide range of skill sets to get started creating augmented reality content. However, each AR development and publishing platform comes with its own set of features, which
Every augmented reality platform comes with its own set of features and benefits. In this infographic we go over what kinds of campaigns each augmented reality platform is best suited for.
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