Trends in fast-moving spaces like augmented reality (AR) are notoriously difficult to call. While last year turned many predictions on their heads, one thing that did happen was widespread digital transformation. For AR, 2020 also saw consumer interest, brand adoption, and technological capability advance tremendously. Consequently, AR uptake among retailers and brands has snowballed. Between
The key augmented reality trends of 2021 will be a continuation of this year’s worldwide digital transformation. Whether the kitchen table became your new office or phrases like “social distancing” entered your vocabulary, the events of 2020 transformed our world in ways that would have been unimaginable even a year ago. Some aspects of this
Looking at today’s augmented reality (AR) trends shows just how far this technology has come. Since the first commercial use of AR technology in a 2008 BMW advertisement, AR quickly reached mainstream consumer consciousness and widespread usage, recently overtaking virtual reality in the process. Today, almost 75% of consumers aged between 16 and 44 are
I got the chance to catch up with Paul, the creator who won the Roy Castle brief. Paul runs his own agency called Gloam and first came across the digital 3D world space in the 90s and worked in creative industries since, including being a radio producer at BBC 6 Music & Radio 2. I
Imagine you see an ad for a product you’ve been thinking of buying on your phone screen. You look closer and the ad prompts you to tap on it and interact with it. You realise you can zoom in and out and rotate the product from side to side to observe it more closely. Suddenly,
Augmented reality in 2020 is more than just a trend. It has yielded real results for brands, and kept consumers coming back for more. AR is a powerful tool that consumers no longer just desire, but expect. Brands who have implemented AR in Retail, Education and Healthcare are now reaping performance benefits and seeing increases
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,
You’ve created an amazing AR experience and are excited to share it with the world, but what’s next? One of the questions we hear the most from our customers is how they can effectively share their effects to make the most of their augmented marketing strategies. However, a lot of brands are still struggling to
These AR statistics are further proof of the impact that augmented reality has already had and of the success it will bring to many industries. The AR industry is already large and is expected to only get larger, especially with instagram releasing AR effects this summer.
Augmented reality is improving the way the retail industry works dramatically. From virtual try-ons and fitting rooms to in-store AR experiences, retailers are rapidly adopting AR. They want to provide their customers with a more enjoyable shopping experience leading to an increase in sales.