Rolling Stone embraces augmented reality

Rolling Stone augmented reality

Rolling Stone incorporates augmented reality in South Africa issue Acclaimed rock magazine Rolling Stone has become the latest in its industry to embrace augmented reality technology. The September issue of the magazine’s publication run in South Africa features former Springbok Nude Girls singer Arno Carsten and uses augmented reality to give readers exclusive access to the singer’s new music video as well as other digital content. The magazine has partnered with augmented reality developer Layar to bring this digital content to life. Magazine teams with Layar to provide digital content…

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JCPenney launched new QR code campaign to boost mobile commerce

JC Penney Mobile Marketing

Earlier this year, retailer JCPenney launched a mobile marketing campaign that made use of QR codes. The company has since grown enamored with the concept of mobile commerce and has continued to expand their use of QR codes. The company has now launched a new website where consumers can shop for clothing and make purchases online using their smart phones. The codes associated with this new site have been embedded in several print publications, such as the magazine Cosmopolitan. With smart phones continuing to show remarkable growth amongst consumers, more…

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