Inside The New York Times’ Winter Olympics AR Experience

It's the first ad experiment with AR inside a news story

The campaign makes use of the recently introduced AR capability in the New York Times iOS app. New York Times

Today, the New York Times introduced a new augmented reality campaign focused on the Winter Olympics, with activations highlighting figure skating, speed skating, snowboarding, ice hockey and ice dancing. At key moments in the story, the text fades away to reveal a 3-D image of an athlete or athletes, placed in the room in which the story’s being read.