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Front Foot Insight Session – The rise of outdoor augmented reality and its impact on OOH

/ April 1st 2021
Front Foot

Our latest Front Foot Insight Session – The rise of outdoor augmented reality and its impact on OOH – Chaired by Claire Kimber, Group Innovation Director, Posterscope we heard from Dominic Collins, CEO & Co-Founder, Darabase; Will Scougal, Global Director, Snap; Simon Barker, Partner, Freeth’s and Catherine Morgan, Director of Ocean Labs, Ocean Outdoor. The session covers;

  • What is location-based AR and how it can be used to drive growth post COVID?
  • AR as a core part of your media mix.
  • What are the key consideration for Brands and Agencies planning AR campaigns?
  • Using the OOH model as a template for location based AR and how the CAP code applies.
  • Tech review – Latest developments in AR and common myths exposed.

Please follow this link to watch the session (code: AAFrontFoot21)

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