Augmented & Virtual Reality

  • Google shows off its VR advertising concept

    … Google presented an early look Wednesday at how it’s starting to think about ads for virtual reality applications. A team working in Google’s Area 120 ideas incubator has come up with a concept for a native video ad format that users can engage with in mobile VR apps. The experimental format starts as a cube. Users can either tap it or stare…

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  • Tobii Pro now invisibly tracks users’ eyes in VR

    … A combined image, showing attention spots where a VR wearer might be looking in a virtual grocery store. Virtual reality is just beginning to develop the kinds of analytical tools that help marketers determine what works. This week, eye-tracking research firm Tobii added another tool — one that invisibly tracks users’ visual attention…

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  • Forrester report: VR is not yet ready for marketers

    … A test drive in a VR car showroom If you’re a marketer rubbing your hands together in anticipation of the virtual campaigns you’ll run in virtual reality, you may want to take a breath. The title of a recent Forrester Research report will likely slow you down: “Virtual Reality Isn’t Ready for Marketing Yet.” (Fee required for non-clients…

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  • Google releases Chrome version with the first browser support for WebVR

    … A 3-D VR interior from Matterport This week, Google is updating its Chrome browser for Android with the first browser support for Web VR — a capability that could dramatically affect the use and development of VR content. Previously, if a user wanted to view VR content in a stereo headset viewer like Google’s Daydream View, you had…

    Marketing Landin Google- 26 readers -
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