Tag Archive | "Augmented Reality"

Macy’s: Believe-o-Magic AR Xmas Card App

Sunday, November 13, 2011

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Well it looks like it’s going to be an Augmented Reality Xmas in 2011…With Macy’s the latest brand to release an AR app for the festive season. This time, it’s an Augmented Reality Xmas Card App, where you can turn up at any of the Macy’s “Believe Stations” to post your kid’s letters to Santa, [...]

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Starbucks: Augmented Reality Xmas Cups

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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I’m not sure I can pack much more Augmented Reality into a single week of posts on Digital Buzz, but here goes! Starbucks are about to release a new app to activate unique Augmented Reality experiences triggered by their famous red xmas cups. The idea is to find, activate and share all 5 special xmas [...]

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Parrot Carrot: Augmented Reality Kids Book

Monday, November 7, 2011

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Following on from a whole bunch of Augmented Reality posts this week, it seemed fitting to include this, the Parrot Carrot Safari, a very cool digital extension to a new Australian Kids book, in the form of an Augmented Reality iPhone app that lets kids interact and extend book’s content. The physical book tells the [...]

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PlayStation: Grab The Ring AR Challenge

Monday, November 7, 2011

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I think most of us have seen the “last standing” promotional challenge mechanic… Well, PlayStation and Uncharted have teamed up to create something a little more interesting for the launch the Uncharted3 game, using Augmented Reality for a who can last the longest campaign! It’s called Grab The Ring, first you activate your webcam and [...]

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National Geographic: Live Augmented Reality

Sunday, November 6, 2011

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There is a pretty cool National Geographic road show touring shopping centres in Hungary right now, an augmented reality installation that lets the thousands of people passing by interact with the type of content they would find on the National Geographic channel, from dolphins and dinosaurs to leopards, spacemen and lots more. It works by [...]

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Volkswagen: New Beetle Augmented Reality Ads

Sunday, October 23, 2011

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Have you seen the new Volkswagen Beetle? At first glance it’s actually pretty cool and decently aggressive. A major shift for Volkswagen’s Beetle. So how did they launch the biggest ever re-vamp of a classic old car? Well, through a series of standard billboards, bus shelters and just about every other traditional print-based media property [...]

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TESCO: Augmented Reality Print Ads

Sunday, October 9, 2011

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Tesco is in the midst of a huge “Big Price Drop” campaign and one of the new elements they’ve rolled out is the use of Blippar’s Image Recgonition / Augmented Reality technology to bring their ads to life via iPhones, iPads and all sorts of Android devices. The Augmented Reality print ads launch an animated [...]

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LEGO Meets Augmented Reality Gaming App

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

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Could this be the future for LEGO as this classic brand innovates into the electronic gaming world? This video introduces LEGO’s “Life of George” the world’s first interactive game combining real LEGO bricks with apps for your iPhone. The clever thing about this game is it’s simplicty, LEGO have kept the game accessible to a [...]

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Ubisoft “Driver” Augmented Reality iPad2 Game

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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Ubisoft and GAME have teamed up to launch an Augmented Reality iPad Game that lets you race cars from the new release around just about anywhere you can place a marker… Once the app is loaded, you can start your race by pointing your iPad2 at the marker, from there it will setup your augmented [...]

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Cadbury Spots v Stripes Blippar AR Gaming App

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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Cadbury have launched a world first Augmented Reality gaming app that is activated via their chocolate bar packaging, utilising Blippar’s image recognition technology and AR app platform. The game itself is called Spots v Stripes, a simple, seemingly addictive game that has you smacking ducks as fast as you can, before sharing your best scores [...]

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Cartoon Network: Augmented Reality Show

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Here’s an augmented reality show for kids, brought to you by Proje Calide, an Interactive Agency based in Istanbul. As part of a global re-brand the kids channel Cartoon Network introduced a new look to their users. Cartoon Network Turkey tasked Proje Calide to create and manage all of their interactive properties including their website. [...]

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AT&T: Augmented Reality Facebook App

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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You have probably already seen this one a while back, but I wanted to add it to the archives either way… AT&T have created an Augmented Reality “Unboxing” Facebook App for the trio of new Windows 7 phones, letting users experience the latest smartphone features with a layer of seamlessly integrated social content, like friends [...]

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CommBank’s Augmented Reality Newspaper Ad

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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The Commonwealth Bank has recently won numerous awards for it’s augmented reality property app that has been around for almost a year. Now, claiming a “worldwide industry first”, the Commonwealth Bank has run a mobile-driven, augmented reality press ad in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane mX titles. The ad required a 3D reader iPhone app aims [...]

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Lynx: Augmented Reality Angel Ambush

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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At first this felt like another flash mob build up, but it’s anything but. Lynx have just rolled out an interesting experiential campaign featuring the Lynx Excite Angels, this time with an Augmented Reality twist that sees people interacting directly with the angels via a digital video billboard. As passers by walk onto the Lynx [...]

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Augmented Reality: Making Life Easier

Friday, February 11, 2011

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Here is a taste of what we’ll be seeing at this year`s Mobile World Congress (MWC). This video demos the world`s first integrated markerless 3D object tracking on a smartphone. Or, to you and me, it shows us where Augmented Reality is heading: robust, smooth and useful everyday experiences.

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