Safeguard Philippines Goes Mobile Interactive and Launches AR App

Safeguard Philippines Goes Mobile Interactive and Launches AR App

Safeguard Philippines goes full interactive as the soap brand takes it marketing game a notch higher with augmented reality (AR). Showing that it’s serious about digitising its marketing campaigns, the nation’s number one soap brand launches its first-ever AR video application through Fuse.it. A free augmented reality and customisable video app for smartphones, Fuse It […]

Target’s AR ‘studio’ helps you try on makeup at home

Target’s AR ‘studio’ helps you try on makeup at home

Target has unveiled a Beauty Studio feature that uses augmented reality to try a selection of cosmetics (including lipstick, blush and eyelashes) on Target’s desktop and mobile websites as well as kiosks in 10 retail stores. Tech from YouCam maps the products to a shopper’s face either in real-time or through a photo. Target is […]

Zappar and Philip Normal deliver an AR-powered t-shirt to celebrate the Royal wedding

Zappar and Philip Normal deliver an AR-powered t-shirt to celebrate the Royal wedding

Fashion designer Philip Normal has joined forces with artist Jock Mooney and Zappar, an augmented reality (AR) app, to celebrate the upcoming royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with an AR-powered t-shirt. The t-shirts, which went on sale this week, have a zapcode embedded in their design – enabling users of the Zappar app to scan […]

ABC News adds AR photo features for royal wedding

ABC News adds AR photo features for royal wedding

ABC News is bringing iconic symbols of the British royal family to mobile devices to help viewers celebrate the May 19 wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, according to a company announcement. The Royal Wedding AR Experience lets iPhone and iPad users see 3D models of the royal wedding carriage and a queen’s guard […]

Snapchat launches AR face filters for playing games with friends

Snapchat launches AR face filters for playing games with friends

 Snapchat has introduced a range of new lenses that give users the opportunity to play augmented reality (AR) games with their friends on the app. With Snappables, Snapchatters use touch, motion, and facial expressions to take part in the interactive games. Some of the games give users the chance to challenge their friends and […]

A third of UK consumers believe AR influences purchasing, according to Mindshare

A third of UK consumers believe AR influences purchasing, according to Mindshare

 Mindshare UK, in partnership with AR technology company Zappar, has launched ‘Layered’ – a report identifying how brands must adapt to the rise of augmented reality (AR). • The report reveals that a third (33%) of consumers believe AR would help them to narrow down choices when shopping. • Increasingly, consumers are expecting products […]

Coty unveils AR mirror that’s activated when shoppers pick up a lipstick

Coty unveils AR mirror that’s activated when shoppers pick up a lipstick

Beauty giant Coty has unveiled a smart augmented reality ‘magic mirror’ in its Bourjois boutique in Paris which lets users try on products virtually when they physically pick them up. Coty is describing the tech as “blended reality”. It’s been designed to promote Bourjous’ new ‘Velvet’ lipstick range, and to activate it users stand in […]

Bareburger’s AR menu lets customers scan a Snapcode and see any dish before ordering

Bareburger’s AR menu lets customers scan a Snapcode and see any dish before ordering

 Fast-casual burger restaurant Bareburger expects to soon replace all of its paper menus with 3D models of its burgers and other items rendered in augmented reality, but for now, the company is preparing some rather interesting limited AR interactions. The up-and-coming restaurant chain, framed by some as one of the hottest in the US, […]

Snapchat launches ‘shoppable’ augmented reality feature in Lenses

Snapchat launches ‘shoppable’ augmented reality feature in Lenses

Snapchat is rolling out a new ‘shoppable’ augmented reality (AR) Lens feature for advertisers around the world. Shoppable AR Lenses serve as an extension of sorts to Snapchat’s existing shoppable ads that allow marketers to engage with potential customers natively through Snapchat. Back in 2015, Snap rolled out its machine learning-based Lenses feature that allowed […]

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