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Tesco launches new augmented reality campaign for Halloween

 Tesco teams with Engine Creative for Halloween campaign

UK retail giant Tesco has joined with Engine Creative, a leading digital advertising agency, to launch an augmented reality campaign for Halloween. Engine Creative has created several augmented reality features that will be used in Tesco advertisements in various news publications and in other marketing materials. The augmented reality experiences are designed to appeal to those with smart phones and similar mobile devices, hoping to draw the attention of tech-savvy consumers that are interested in interactive marketing experiences.

Augmented reality may be able to reach out to tech-savvy consumers

Augmented reality is becoming a powerful component in effective mobile marketing strategies. The technology has proven that it is able to engage consumers that rely on the mobile devices on a daily basis. Many of these consumers have shown themselves to be interested in interactive marketing initiatives, especially those that provide them with digital content or the possibility to find deals on products they love. Tesco believes that augmented reality will help expand the reach of its overall Halloween marketing efforts.Tesco Halloween Augmented Reality

Digital content can be unlocked using smart phones or tablets

One of the digital experiences created by Engine Creative is called “Trick or Treat.” This augmented reality experience allows consumers to turn themselves into a zombie or other kind of spooky creature when they scan advertisements for costumes from Tesco. Engine Creative has also developed various animations and 3D advertisements that can be unlocked using a smart phone or other mobile device. The advertising agency has a great deal of experience with augmented reality technology and may work on future campaigns with Tesco if the Halloween campaign proves successful.

Augmented reality may hold the key to winning over mobile consumers

Tesco is the latest in a growing number of retail companies that are turning to augmented reality to engage consumers. More consumers are becoming mobile, thus leading Tesco and others to find ways to interact with these consumers in a way they will respond to. Augmented reality is highly interactive, rewarding consumers that take the time to initiate digital contact. As such, the technology may be the key to winning the favor of a new generation of consumers.

Augmented reality competition launched by Heat magazine

Heat launches new augmented reality initiative to enthrall tech-savvy readers

British entertainment magazine Heat has launched an augmented reality competition that tasks readers to scan British currency for a chance to win even more British currency. The competition was developed alongside Engine Creative, a digital advertising and marketing agency, and will coincide with Heat’s 2012 RIchlist segment, which documents the highest grossing celebrities under 30 in the United Kingdom. Readers are being encourage to scan banknotes for a chance to win as much as $700 in cash from the magazine.

Competition gives readers a chance to win money by scanning money

Readers can scan banknotes using the Heat Extra mobile application. When a banknote is scanned, a digital animation will be triggered on their smart phone or similar mobile device. These animations feature some of Britain’s most famous celebrities, such as Harry Styles and acclaimed singer Adele. After the animations have finished playing, consumers will be provided with details on how to enter for a chance to win cash from the magazine. The augmented reality competition will begin when the nest issue of Heat magazine is published on October 23, 2012.augmented reality contest

Heat and Engine Creative continue producing digital campaigns

Heat and Engine Creative have been working together for some time now. The duo have created numerous digital campaigns in an attempt to reach out to readers becoming more enthralled with mobile technology. Indeed, Heat has been eager to appeal more to mobile consumers due to the fact that these people are forgoing traditional forms of media, such as magazines. Print may be becoming more unpopular, spurring publications to find ways to engage a generation that is no longer interested in static content. Augmented reality could be the key to capturing the attention of these consumers, as it presents publications with a way to provide dynamic content.

Augmented reality successfully engaging tech-savvy audience

Heat has made use of augmented reality in the past, with the help of Engine Creative. The magazine’s use of the technology has been largely well received by readers, especially those who favor their mobile devices over traditional mediums of entertainment. These consumers have been convinced to purchase physical copies of Heat magazine so as to access the digital content that is embedded within its pages.