Tales From The Trail: #ProjectPeacock Saddles Up for Digital Print in Austin, Texas

Miralupa AR Project Peacock Print Media Centr

After successful meetings in 2017 with over 300 professional print buyers and creatives in NYC, Chicago, and the San Francisco Bay Area, Project Peacock saddled up and launched our 2018 tour last week in Austin, Texas. Me and my Peacock partners Canon Solutions America, Domtar Paper, Scodix and Miralupa, had 3 fantastic days of visits sharing printspiration with […]

Are You Augmenting Your Sales Metrics With Reality?


Multi-sensory print with holograms. Beacons. Haptics. I’m a sucker for cool experiences enabled by technology. Feed me. Feed my geek. When it comes to marketing and print technology, I never go hungry for long. Perks for writing on Team PMC, and being a #PrintChat regular, include opportunities to make friends with techies and integrated marketing […]

Use print to capitalize on the #PokemonGO craze


Do you know about PokemonGO? PokémonGO is a mobile app game that uses augmented reality to view the world through your phone and see Pokémon creatures. You capture the creatures, gain points for activities, and use your creatures to claim points of interest in your city. You get out in the world, walk around, and […]

Are You Augmenting Your Reality?

Hi! I’m Chloe! I know we are about to start show season and I should be jumping up and down about GraphExpo, labelExpo and the other cool shows, but I’m buried in an Augmented Reality project that is going sideways. Let me share what I’ve learned! I started out, as many of us did, adding […]

AR: Closing The Gap Between Virtual And Reality

by Jennifer Grace For those readers who are not familiar with Augmented Reality (AR), I would like to explain. Augmented Reality is an integrated technology that superimposes a digital image (for example, a video) on the observer’s real world view. This is accomplished with the use of a lens (such as a cell phone camera), […]


Download the free Blippar App from your Android, Apple, or Windows Store. Install, open, fill screen with image below and follow the buttons for a little holiday fun! Make sure you share on social and spread some holiday cheer when you’re done! A big thanks to the people of print who certainly kept it interesting and […]

Special Effects And Finishing Techniques Webinar Replay Now Live!

Daniel Dejan takes us through The Standard #5 from Sappi – an educational refer­ence piece that combines the technical with the creative, and shows how printing can be dimensional, tactile and sometimes interac­tive. The techniques shown here may look like magic, but many are easy for designers to prepare and can be done inline on a […]

Print& Webinar Replay And Cited Marketing Data Now Available

Many thanks again to Daniel Dejan and Sappi etc for sharing this information with us!  Download PDF’s of the marketing info/data: Print& AR Guide   Print& Resources Part 1   Print& Resources Part2   Print& Articles Join our Webinar mailing list and be among the first to hear about our upcoming Webinars and get the goodies before they run […]

College Uses Augmented Reality OOH Banner To Recruit Students

Here is a great use of cross media marketing! A printed banner connects people (and potential students) with a digital experience that offers them a glimpse into campus life. The video below doesnt show if there was a way to connect and get more information, but that would just be icing on the cake since […]

HP Live Photo App Turns Photo Prints Into Augmented Reality Videos

This is a great idea and of course since the App works with print it’s even cooler! Im not a big photo sharing person in my real life, but Im thinking of other ways to use this tech that make more sense for me. For example, using the app to add a little photo to […]

Where AR We Now: The Current State of Augmented Reality

By Ben Freund I decided to challenge myself for this month’s article. I decided I was going to find out what was so exciting about AR technology, and when I figured it out, I’d let you know what it was. See, my understanding of AR was a little out of date. As far as I […]

360 Panoramic of the BBC’s World’s Newsroom Triggered by #DirectMail

This is certainly a cool way to stand out from the crowd, especially when you are approaching the “media” industry which I have to assume applies to those who BUY space, and not members of the media.  While there isnt very detailed information below such as did the DM have an envelope – and if […]