Cheetos launches ‘Cheetos Vision’ AR app at SXSW

Cheetos launches ‘Cheetos Vision’ AR app at SXSW

 Cheetos, the snack brand from PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division, is inviting fans to see the world in a whole new light – a dangerously cheesy one – thanks to the new ‘Cheetos Vision‘ app launching at SXSW 2018. Available on the App Store, Cheetos Vision is an artificial intelligence-powered camera that turns everything a mobile […]

Blippar partners with Magnum for Singapore AR campaign

Blippar partners with Magnum for Singapore AR campaign

AR (augmented reality) technology company Blippar has teamed up with Unilever’s Magnum ice cream brand and Mindshare to launch its first Asia-Pacific campaign using its AR digital placement (ARDP) unit. The ‘Make My Magnum’ experience allows users to create their own personalised Magnums—by selecting from a list of 18 toppings—on their smartphones using Blippar’s ARDP. […]

New GoPro app pulls footage from the camera and automatically creates awesome videos

New GoPro app pulls footage from the camera and automatically creates awesome videos

Sharing cool experiences is now easy thanks to QuikStories – a new GoPro app feature that automatically pulls footage from a HERO5 camera and creates ready-to-share videos on mobile. QuikStories are polished, shareable videos featuring customizable music, filters, and effects. “QuikStories is our biggest leap forward since the invention of the GoPro itself,” says GoPro founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman. “QuikStories is the simple storytelling solution our […]

Citi Rolls Out Latest Advances in Mobile

Citi Rolls Out Latest Advances in Mobile

Effective immediately, US Citi credit cardmembers can scan their cards using their mobile device’s camera when activating in the Citi Mobile App. Once scanned, the company tells us, the card account number will populate within the registration, which serves to streamline the process. Citi is the only major US credit card issuer to offer the ability […]

Facebook will be ‘all video’ in five years, says Nicola Mendelsohn

Facebook will be ‘all video’ in five years, says Nicola Mendelsohn

With the decline in text and increase in sharing through pictures and video, Facebook’s EMEA vice president Nicola Mendelsohn said she would put money on Facebook becoming “all video over the next five years”. Speaking at the Fortune Most Powerful Women International Summit today  Mendelsohn also noted the importance of virtual reality and the rise […]

Apple taps into Euro 2016 frenzy with ‘Shot on iPhone’ spot

Apple taps into Euro 2016 frenzy with ‘Shot on iPhone’ spot

Apple has marked the kick-off of the Euro 2016 championship with a spot showing the beauty of football, as part of its ongoing “Shot on iPhone” campaign. The ad is soundtracked by Little Sims’ Wings, and showcases a montage of football-related shots by iPhone users. The spot is part of Apple’s long-running “Shot on iPhone” […]