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10 Big Tech Ideas For Retailers

Mobile and social lead the list of hot tech trends for retailers, but they had company at the National Retail Federation's Big Show 2012. Here's a basket full of ideas to check out.
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Virtual Shopping: The Next Big Trend
Augmented reality (or virtual shopping) is the coming rage in retail (maybe). Here a game (and apparently gender-confused) demonstrator tries on a wedding dress using Swivel's 3-D Virtual Dressing Room. In this case it's powered by Microsoft Kinect, which lets the demonstrator grab clothes off the virtual rack and reach out and add accessories. Swivel's technology also works with a consumer's Web cam if they don't have Microsoft's xbox and Kinect.

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1/22/2012 | 11:31:55 PM
re: 10 Big Tech Ideas For Retailers
http://prezi.com/lnkmadbxrhhg/...

http://www.kickstarter.com/pro...

This is my idea for a retailing product. A video chat home phone. Sure we got skype now but can your grandpa use it?
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