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Infographic – 360 View of Virtual Reality

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Virtual reality has been all around us since the first panoramic paintings in 12th Century China. Today we can see it used in virtual and augmented reality apps like Pokémon Go, which allows players to catch digital monsters in real settings. According to this infographic created by Couponbox.com, we have a lot of innovative and interesting technology headed our way….

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Infographic – AR’s Impact on Online Shopping

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In the last year, American consumers returned $360 billion worth of merchandise that was purchased online. Nearly a quarter of consumers returned these items for looking different in person than it looked online. With the help of Augmented Reality, this high return rate is expected to decrease. 61% of shoppers prefer to shop at stores that offer Augmented Reality for…

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Infographic – How VR and AR Will Change the Way We Shop

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality have altered the landscape of several industries including: the military, medicine, entertainment, education, and more. Brands such as Land Rover, Boeing, Tommy Hilfiger, The North Face, Lego, and more, are capitalizing on this and have incorporated VR and AR into their business. 66% of consumers say they are interested in shopping in Virtual Reality, which…

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Infographic – Augmented Reality’s Success in Marketing

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Augmented Reality enhances one’s real world perspective, different than Virtual Reality which immerses the user in a completely different realm. AR can overlay text onto store items and tourist attractions, which provides added insights about the product or attraction at hand. AR is a highly valuable resource for marketers; it allows consumers to interact in both the digital and physical…

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Augmented Reality Facts

Infographic – What You May Not Have Known About Augmented Reality

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Augmented Reality (AR) is easily accessible for anyone who owns a computer with a webcam, camera phone, or game console with a camera. Currently, AR is making strides in industries including architecture, marketing, healthcare, military, retail, and tourism. AR enhances the shopping experience by assisting customers finding items in the store, displaying product reviews, and generating 3D models of rooms…

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Infographic – The Shopping Journey in VR

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Virtual reality has already changed the way people play games, watch movies, and now can alter the way people shop. People can easily discover and shop for new products and services right on a VR device. Shopping through VR enhances the consumer experience and keeps them better informed, by allowing users to easily compare features of various products and services…

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Infographic – The Future of Retail in Virtual Reality (VR)

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Augmented Reality alters what a person is seeing in that exact moment. Retail locations are considering implementing AR into various brick and mortar stores in the form of a virtual fitting room or a “Magic Mirror.” Beauty retailer, Sephora, is testing this Magic Mirror in select European locations. Make-up colors and shades can easily be changed by swiping a touchscreen,…

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The Tech-Savvy Shopper – Millennials using Smart Phones to find the Best Deals

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It is Thanksgiving eve. I stand daydreaming in a long line at the grocery store, and am suddenly yanked from my pre-holiday reverie when I notice the person being checked out is playing with his phone. His phone! In line! Egregious. Inconsiderate. Unacceptably rude to hold up a line because you can’t put your phone away.  But just before I…

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