Can Augmented Reality Breathe New Life Into Banner Ads?
The very first banner ad on the Internet—for AT&T on Wired in 1994—had a click-through rate (CTR) of 44 percent. Now that the novelty has worn off, that rate is more like 0.05 percent.
Add augmented reality (AR), however, and it may be a different story. Taking a page from the leader of the free world, companies like Blippar and Oath want to use AR to make digital ads great again. But, like Trump’s presidency, can it last?
— Read the AdWeek article here www.adweek.com/digital/can-augmented-reality-breathe-new-life-into-banner-ads/