Augmented reality kiosk could give cosmetic counters a makeover

The facial imaging technology company ModiFace released a product this week that it hopes will reshape the cosmetics counter. ModiFace's 3D Augmented Reality Makeup and Anti-Aging Mirror offers consumers a glimpse of how their face will look after using products...

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Tracking the 'next big thing' in retail technology

I recently gave an interview where I was asked about the challenges of managing retail self-service projects given the rapid progression of in-store technology. With the array of tactical mobile options and digital innovations, there are seemingly limitless opportunities for...

Kiosk concept uses gesture tech to connect phone and screen

The Grab & Go kiosk uses gesture technology from the Kinect to transfer data from a screen to a mobile device.

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Crayola colors the imagination with interactive tech

The Crayola Experience had its grand re-opening in Easton, Pa., this past weekend, introducing participants to interactive media designed to animate the blending of art and technology. Eighteen exhibits inspire hands-on computer exploration and interactive learning, according to the news...

Sporting goods store unveils 'retail lab' with in-store tech

The Canadian sporting goods retailer Sport Chek today unveiled a tech-heavy retail lab at its flagship store in Toronto. Utilizing interactive kiosks, digital signage and augmented reality, the official store of the Canadian Olympic Team goes all out for what...

Tesco pilots new kiosk, AR tech

U.K. retail chain Tesco is piloting a "magical" augmented reality mirror and digital mannequin in several locations, according to digitalartsonline.co.uk. The stores involved in the pilot are equipped with digital signage that advertises the various clothing available through its F&F...

ArmorActive provides augmented reality at sporting goods store

Sporting goods retailer Scheels recently installed an ArmorActive iPad kiosk in its Sandy, Utah, megastore, providing shoppers a taste of augmented reality. According to a press release, the kiosk consists of an ArmorActive iPad kiosk mount and stand, located across...

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