Augmented Reality Retail – 2014 Year in Review

Posted by:

2014 was a banner year for Augmented Reality Retail.  2nd generation technologies were finally available leading to more exciting AR experiences across multiple retail channels. At Zugara, we had an exciting year working with Kinect 2, Beacons and Mobile AR apps utilizing geolocation and geofencing.

2014 included a mix of current AR technology deployments as well as exciting 2nd generation devices that will drive ...

Continue Reading →
0

Augmented Reality 2.0 Will Transform Retail

Posted by:

This article was originally published on LinkedIn Pulse on September 3, 2014.

Of all the new and emerging technologies to debut over the last 10 years, none has had such a swift rise and even quicker downfall through the Hype Cycle than Augmented Reality (AR). From 2008-2011, AR was all the rage in just about every brand category imaginable. But as most agencies, marketers and even AR companies ...

Continue Reading →
0

Augmented Reality Increases Visits To Aquarium

Posted by:

Augmented Reality Penguins

We always like to share Augmented Reality data we come across and this is another results-driven use of AR.  From Geek.com:

It is not particularly easy to locate the Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo anymore. This 35-year-old facility noticed a significant drop in attendance over the last couple years, and the biggest reason for this, according to ...

Continue Reading →
0

Online Shoppers Prefer Buying On PC’s Over Mobile Devices

Posted by:

A recent Wall Street Journal article features results from a UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper Study (PDF) that shows some interesting data on why people choose PC over mobile for their online shopping.  Given the current challenges with mobile commerce, it’s not surprising to see the top 2 selections as selected by survey participants.  43% selected “can’t get a clear or large enough image of the product” and 34% selected “product information cannot ...

Continue Reading →
0

Mcommerce Only 2.4% of Total U.S. Retail Sales by 2018: How Will Mobile Influence The In-Store Retail Experience?

Posted by:

eMarketer retail sales projection 2018

eMarketer recently released it’s first ever forecast for total U.S. retail and retail store sales and the results are surprising – if you’re a ‘mobile first’ advocate.  Though U.S. total retails sales are projected to grow to $5.5 trillion by 2018, mobile commerce, or mcommerce, is only set to grow to 2.4% of total retail sales in ...

Continue Reading →
2
Page 2 of 2 12