Lionsgate and Unity want to play a game with Jigsaw ‘virtual room’ ad

Lionsgate and Unity want to play a game with Jigsaw ‘virtual room’ ad

Film studio Lionsgate and Unity Technologies, the leading creation engine for gaming and interactive entertainment, have partnered to create a first-of-its-kind virtual reality ad to support the release of Jigsaw, the latest film in the blockbuster Saw horror franchise. Built using Unity’s engine, the Jigsaw ‘Virtual Room’ interactive ad will surface in VR apps made using Unity, and will enable […]

Mastercard and Swarovski team to launch a virtual reality shopping app

Mastercard and Swarovski team to launch a virtual reality shopping app

#AtelierSwarovski Virtual Showroom, a revolutionary virtual reality experience by #Swarovski & @Mastercard offers a seamless new way to shop pic.twitter.com/OaIJ8RpOtD — Swarovski (@swarovski) September 26, 2017 Mastercard has teamed up with jewellery firm Swarovski on a virtual reality app that immerses shoppers in a “home” where they can browse and purchase items using Masterpass. The […]

Advrty releases an immersive advertising platform for virtual reality

Advrty releases an immersive advertising platform for virtual reality

Ad tech company Advrty introduced the beta release of their patent pending VR platform for native advertising. The company makes immersive ads seamlessly integrated into three-dimensional worlds of VR games and applications. The platform enables advertisers and brands to meet their consumers in new and innovative, context-driven experiences. The technology will be presented at Pocket […]

The Lovely Mobile Awards Are Now Open For Entries!

The Lovely Mobile Awards Are Now Open For Entries!

The 2nd Lovely Mobile Awards are now open for entries. The Awards, which were introduced by us last year during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, honour work done in the Mobile Marketing, Internet of Things (IoT), Digital, New Technology and Connected Devices fields. Who Can Enter? It is open to brands, agencies and ALL parties […]

KFC Creates Virtual World To Train Its Real-World Cooks “The Hard Way”

KFC Creates Virtual World To Train Its Real-World Cooks “The Hard Way”

Blending virtual reality with real reality, KFC is using VR technology to demonstrate how to make Original Recipe fried chicken in an entirely unique, hands-on and modern way. “The Hard Way – a KFC Virtual Training Escape Room” is designed as an escape room where Colonel Sanders gives his trainees hints and clues along the way […]

Happy Finish create the world’s highest VR slide experience for The View from The Shard

Happy Finish create the world’s highest VR slide experience for The View from The Shard

Towering at 95 stories high, The Shard, the UK’s tallest building, has attracted visitors across the globe for an unparalleled view of London’s iconic skyline. For a truly remarkable visit to the British landmark, visitors travel upward in high-speed lifts to The View from The Shard, the building’s premium, open-air Skydeck. Eager to integrate Virtual Reality into the attraction, The View from The Shard turned to Happy Finish to […]

Google experimenting with VR ad formats on mobile devices at Area 120

Google experimenting with VR ad formats on mobile devices at Area 120

Researchers at Google’s experimental unit, Area 120, say they’ve built their first version of a digital advertising format designed specifically for mobile, virtual-reality applications. The unit showed a prototype of the still-nameless product in a blog post co-authored by Google product manager Aayush Upadhyay and associate project manager Neel Rao. The demonstration video showed a cube floating […]

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

Mindshare, the global media agency of WPP, recently announced that it is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business as part of an ongoing transformation programme evolving the agency into an Adaptive Marketing organisation, to help clients do the same. We had a chance to sit […]

Facebook boosts 360 videos with Blend Media partnership

Facebook boosts 360 videos with Blend Media partnership

Facebook has stuck a deal with Blend Media, to produce a “creator community” of experts for its 360 videos. Blend Media is a tech platform that works with brands, agencies and publishers create 360-degree video projects. The deal means that Facebook can use Blend Media’s library of premium content to drive 360-degree video growth on […]

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