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small business brand

Small business? Brand it strongly! A brand is more than just a logo….

Does your small business have a brand? Branding goes far beyond just a smart looking logo and some nice packaging. If you are the underdog why is it so important to grow your small business brand? Think about Apple and Microsoft for a second, two massive industry leaders in their field. How do those 2 brands make you feel? What do they make you think? I imagine when you think of Apple, then you picture cool, "hipsters" sat around sipping iced mochachocachinos (are they a [...]

Gorillaz- Humans Augmented Reality App

Gorillaz release second Augmented Reality app

A couple weeks ago, we wrote about an AR app the virtual band was using to superimpose elements from the band’s music videos into a smartphone camera. Now, the band is launching “The Lenz” app, which reveals exclusive Gorillaz content when the phone camera is pointed anything in the color magenta. You can download the app for iOS or Android. The Gorillaz's new album, 'Humanz', will be released on April 28. How do you feel about the color magenta? If you’re a [...]

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Augmented reality is beneficial in marketing

Augmented reality is a viable marketing tool for companies as the possibilities of the technology can bring massive benefits. The concept of AR may be lost on some marketing teams, however the appeal and advantages it can offer to business is plain to see. For example with augmented reality mixed in to your businesses' marketing plan you can bring a unique spin and create something that your clients will have never seen or indeed experienced before, furthermore the opportunity to fully [...]

Virtual Reality Facebook Mark Zuckerburg

Has Zuckerburg And Therefore Facebook Slipped Up With VR?

Oculus, the virtual reality Company of Facebook has not started 2017 well. To start, the Company lost a $500 million lawsuit that stemmed from allegations of intellectual property theft, and now the giant American technology retail chain Best Buy are rolling back VR demo stations due to "poor foot traffic" It could be a difficult situation for Oculus, as the thought behind the demo stations was that the key to selling the tech is to get people to try before they [...]

Augmented reality is the future of design

Augmented reality is the future of design

In 1992, researcher Tom Caudell coined the term Augmented Reality (AR). It’s an experience that supplements the real world with a virtual layer of information. Until recently, AR sounded like something from a cyberpunk novel. Some sort of cyborg capability that could go the way of PDAs and laser disks. However AR doesn’t rely on wearable technology (e.g.Google Glass) – and considering the millions who’ve opted for Lasik, it’s hard to imagine people embracing a constant need to wear special [...]

Pokemon GO and future of Augmented Reality

The Pokemon Go Effect: AR Is Set To Conquer Professional World

After the massive success of Pokemon Go, augmented reality concept is set to be applied in industrial settings as well. It's no secret that factories and all kinds of big industrial machines are getting more and more automated amid the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT). Pokémon Go was everywhere this past summer. The game's famous Pokémon critters virtually swarmed cities and landscapes across the world, using geographic localisation technology to position players and the Pokémon, which appear on the screen, with [...]

Will Hyper Reality Dehuminize Society

Will Keiichi Matsuda’s Hyper-Reality Ever Become Our Future?

Provocative, kaleidoscopic, cybernetic game, noisy - those are only a few words that can explain Keiichi Matsuda's Hyper-Reality video. It shows the frightening prediction of our future, which will be offering amazing possibilities but also controlling the way we understand the world. However, this will never happen.   Hyperreality is a special kind of social reality in which a reality is created or simulated from models, or defined by reference to models – a reality generated from ideas. Keiichi works as an independent design consultant [...]

Augmented reality in retail industry

Augmented Reality In Retail Industry

The retail landscape is overcrowded and customers are becoming desensitized to traditional marketing methods. That’s where augmented reality comes in. As shoppers turn to a blend of online, mobile, and bricks-and-mortar shopping for their convenience, brands and retailers are having to think of new and innovative ways in which they can capture customer attention. Virtual reality (VR), along with its sister technology augmented reality (AR), offers retailers the opportunity to transform how people shop. One customer might try on shirts [...]

3rockAR Augmented Reality Advertising Company

Augmented Reality Is Changing The Future Of Advertising

Augmented reality will allow us to do some pretty cool stuff while interacting with the world around us. It will also allow advertisers to put ads literally everywhere. Imagine this: you're wondering around the airport, trying to find out the details of your flight and the screen suddenly breaks into pieces or shows flights to places like Hogwarts, Mordor, Gotham City, Atlantis, Narnia and so on... What do you do? You have just experienced an Augmented Reality advertising campaign. Leveraging stunt-like experiences such [...]