Articles Tagged ‘augmented reality’


Westpac integrates augmented reality into bank account management

August 6, 2014

Historically, augmented reality’s utilitarian use case in banking disappeared once consumers reached a branch, but Westpac New Zealand has extended the technology to support account management within its mobile app.

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IKEA blends ease-of-use with high functionality for mobile

August 1, 2014

IKEA strives to make its mobile experience as accessible to as many people as possible by focusing on ease-of-use, while at the same time layering on media-rich functionality that enhances the experience for shoppers and leverages native device functions.

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IKEA creates omnichannel shopping experience from favorited items in app

July 29, 2014

IKEA is embracing omnichannel shopping with new mobile functionality that allows users of its mobile catalog application to save their favorite items as a shopping list to be used on the Web site or in-store, and also allows for the creation of shopping lists compiled from multiple publications from the home-furnishings retailer.

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Office Depot supplies augmented reality experience to increase basket size

July 24, 2014

Office Depot is revisiting the enhanced experience granted by augmented reality with a new back-to-school promotion that integrates bricks-and-mortar stores with an omnichannel shopping experience that taps the growing, loyal fan base of rock band R5.

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Azek builds 3D iPad app for immersive decking shopping

July 22, 2014

Decking 
building manufacturer Azek has launched an augmented reality iPad application for an immersive 3D experience to help consumers bring their ideas to life before making a purchase.

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Walgreens pilots Google’s Project Tango for ubiquitous augmented reality experiences

June 27, 2014

Walgreens is piloting Google’s new virtual indoor mapping technology that delivers personalized and discoverable rewards to shoppers using augmented reality for a bricks-and-clicks experience.

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Lowe’s strives for competitive advantage with life-size augmented reality experience

June 13, 2014

Lowe’s stores in Toronto will be the first to feature the Lowe’s Holoroom, an immersive experience enabling shoppers to see how products will look in their bathroom using augmented reality and a specially designed tablet.

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Sephora augmented reality mirror reflects sales potential of digital sampling

June 2, 2014

Sephora hopes to transform how women shop for cosmetics with a new 3D augmented reality mirror that simulates the application of makeup on a user’s face photo-realistically in real-time.

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10 ways how augmented reality can help retailers

January 29, 2014

Examples of how retailers can better engage with customers and prospects via augmented reality.

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Denny’s boosts QR code, augmented reality strategy with social campaign

November 7, 2013

Restaurant chain Denny’s is continuing to rely on augmented reality and QR codes with Warner Bros. movie “The Hobbit” this holiday season with a campaign that integrates social media.

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