Dubai – June 13, 2022 – Brands everywhere are continuing to recognize and harness the power and capabilities of Augmented Reality (AR) Lenses, which allow consumers to enhance the world around them. In collaboration with Snap Inc. and UM MENAT, Mediabrand’s industry-leading proprietary research offering, today announced a new study, The Augmented Reality Playbook: Understanding the Role of AR in the Purchase Journey. The study aimed to uncover the true capabilities of AR ads (Lenses), as well as understand the role of AR ads in the consumer purchase journey.
Research was gleaned from multiple brands representing different verticals, including Levi’s and The LEGO Group, and was conducted in five different markets including US, Canada, Australia, Saudi Arabia, and France. Different types of AR Lenses were tested to explore the potential of AR, including: Shoppable AR Lenses, Gamified Entertainment Lenses, Interactive Entertainment Lenses and tactics like World Facing Lenses, and Front Facing Lenses.