Advrty releases an immersive advertising platform for virtual reality

Advrty releases an immersive advertising platform for virtual reality

Ad tech company Advrty introduced the beta release of their patent pending VR platform for native advertising. The company makes immersive ads seamlessly integrated into three-dimensional worlds of VR games and applications. The platform enables advertisers and brands to meet their consumers in new and innovative, context-driven experiences. The technology will be presented at Pocket […]

Pet Food Brand Harnesses Shoppable Content to Feed Customer Needs

Pet Food Brand Harnesses Shoppable Content to Feed Customer Needs

Inspired Pet Nutrition, the family-run business whose Wagg and Harringtons brands make it the UK’s largest independent producer of dry pet food, is investing in shoppable ads and content, making it even easier for consumers to buy products directly from them. IPN has been working with add to basket tech firm Adimo to enable customers […]

Marmite ‘TasteFace’ Takes Facial Recognition to the Next Level

Marmite ‘TasteFace’ Takes Facial Recognition to the Next Level

Marmite, Unilever’s famous spread, has launched a new digital experience that analyses your emotions whilst you taste Marmite, to discover, in real-time, whether you are likely to be born a lover or a hater. The technology has been developed by digital creative agency AnalogFolk. Visit tasteface.marmite.co.uk on your mobile and try some Marmite. TasteFace and […]

Alibaba’s Alipay pilots facial recognition payment technology at KFC in China

Alibaba’s Alipay pilots facial recognition payment technology at KFC in China

China has become the first nation to embrace facial recognition technology to authorise digital payments following an innovative play by Alibaba to ease queues in local KFC restaurants. The so-called ‘smile to pay’ service has been introduced in the city of Huangzhou as part of a trial with the chicken chain to boost the customer […]

MarComm News Hit Parade: August 2017

MarComm News Hit Parade: August 2017

MarComm News’ Hit Parade brings you our selection of the “hit” projects of the month. The highlights for August 2017 include social, design, advertising and digital projects: 1) Kind Words Ringback Tone by GS Caltex GS Caltex wanted to decrease the stress level of employees in call centers. Customer abusive comments are something that everyone knows but no […]

Modern Nomads Launches to Develop Future Digital Nomads

Modern Nomads Launches to Develop Future Digital Nomads

The world of work is being disrupted. New models for careers and workplaces are emerging thick and fast. Modern Nomads is a new start up which provides practical support for those who want to be ‘remote workers’ – professionals who use technology to work from anywhere in the world and demand the freedom to combine […]

MarComm News’ Hit Parade: July 2017

MarComm News’ Hit Parade: July 2017

MarComm News’ Hit Parade brings you our selection of the “hit” projects of the month. The highlights for July 2017 include technology, design, advertising and viral projects: 1) “The Homo-schlepiens” by SodaStream Although it has not been the most viral ad of July, SodaStream‘s “The Homo-schlepiens” didn’t fair too shabbily, racking up over five million views at the […]