AR

Brand Activation & Immersion Nike Fans Could Customize Their Own AR Snapchat Filter

In the lead up to the 2019 NBA All Star Weekend, Nike let fans build their own Snapchat AR filters and share them with their followers

Delivery & Logistics Op-Ed: The “Ins-and-Outs” Of The 5G Automated Experience

In an op-ed for PSFK, author Christopher Nurko explores the emerging drivers of value in retail, outlining how 5G technology can help retailers deliver excellent experiences at all stages along the path to purchase

Fashion & Apparel LEGO Offers Snapchat Audience Mobile-First AR Store Experience

At a London store activation, LEGO bridged the physical and digital experience by featuring a giant Snapchat code in an empty space for visitors to scan to access clothing, a DJ and more in AR

Retail Warby Parker Shoppers Can Try On Glasses In AR And Purchase Directly

Warby Parker’s innovative Virtual Try-On Tool lets glasses shoppers sample frames from the comfort of their phone, streamlining the in-app transaction by letting shoppers purchase immediately or add to a home trial kit

Loyalty & Membership Balmain Fans Can Livestream Its Fashion Shows In AR Via Mobile

The high-end apparel brand is implementing AR and VR capabilities in its namesake app, heightening accessibility and engagement with consumers in an age where luxury retail continues to redefine itself

Automotive Volkswagen Children’s App Creates Location-Based Interactive Experiences

German Automaker Volkswagen plans to reach parents by appealing to children with a GPS-enabled interactive storytelling app

Post Purchase Service & Support Lyft's AR Capability Helps Drivers Find Riders' Exact Locations

The ride-hailing app recently submitted a patent for an integrated augmented reality system that would help drivers better locate their passengers, using past pickup and drop-off data to determine ideal locations

Beauty Ulta's Digital In-Store Suite Allows Shoppers Personalized, Mess-Free Product Trial

The beauty retailer collaborates with YouCam Makeup developers to bring digital testing suites to its stores, using AI and AR to further merge physical, digital and emotional consumer experiences that cater to today's online-offline fluid shoppers

Entertainment David Bowie Fans Can Experience Dedicated Exhibit On Their Phones

Sony is now bringing the museum experience, which explores the singer's life via various media and memorabilia, straight to audiences' phones, making art more accessible to a wider audience

Home Amazon's AR Showroom Lets Customers Furnish And Shop Their Virtual Home

The company's latest online home shopping feature allows customers to virtually decorate their own space, then directly shop the look, aiming to compete similar AR capabilities from Walmart and Target

Gaming & Play How Brands Like Disney Drive Engagement With Playful Marketing

Brands like Google and Levi's are adding AR and other experiential capabilities to children's marketing to drive engagement and enhance the consumer experience

Shopper Marketing & Promotions Mall Of America Shoppers Can Embark On An AR-Enabled Scavenger Hunt

The biggest mall in the U.S. is aiming to drive traffic into its halls this December with an augmented reality scavenger hunt that gives players a chance to enter a shopping spree sweepstakes

Food & Beverage Marriott Guests Can Customize Virtual Room Decor By Scanning A Pepsi Water Bottle

Marriott Hotels is collaborating with PepsiCo Lifewtr AR-enabled bottles for a virtual art activation that allows guests to customize a digital hotel room, choosing from a mobile gallery or even creating their own art

Packaging & Product Engagement Nail Polish Fanatics Can Try Out Colors In Modiface's Virtual Nail Salon

The AR platform tracks hands from as much as half a meter away to superimpose polish colors and textures of customers' choice onto their nails in real time, enabling mess-free on-demand trial via mobile device