"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic" -Arthur C. Clarke, "Profiles of The Future", 1961 (Clarke's third law)

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The future of shopping

Well, this bodes well of the future of AR: Intel recently demonstrated (at ICES) it's digital signage, which featured augmented reality glass pane, reqiring no hardware from the user's end. Check this out:

 Pretty neat, huh? It's part of Intel's "connected store" strategy, where you and I may not be the market, but the end-user. Here's the concept, in brief:

You can expect to see more of this kind of technology in the fututre, as the battle for your retail purchases escalates.

Thanks to AR Newsroom and SmartPlanet for the tip.

Go, and see.

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