Look Out Walmart, Amazon’s VR Shopping Experience May Be On Its Way

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Amazon May Look to VR to Enhance Shopping Experience, Job Ad Indicates

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A new job opening at a division of the online retail giant Amazon my indicate the firm is looking to immersive technology to enhance its shopping experience. Amazon has up to now only tentatively dipped its substantial corporate toe in the waters of virtual reality.

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Amazon Is Working On ‘A Completely New VR Shopping Experience’

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Tracking Amazon’s work in VR can be tricky, as the company is famously quiet in response to media inquiries while seemingly being involved in multiple areas. Amazon is looking for a Sr. The listing states that the company is looking to “revolutionize online shopping for millions of customers worldwide” while seeking someone to “lead the development of a completely new VR shopping experience at Amazon.” VR Industry News Amazon

Amazon Lumberyard’s 1.3 Update is All About VR

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Back in February we reported on the launch of The post Amazon Lumberyard’s 1.3 Experiences gaming Amazon Lumberyard htc vive oculus riftUpdate is All About VR appeared first on UploadVR.

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Amazon Is Making Original VR Experiences Likely For Prime Users

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Report: Amazon Looking Into VR/AR Furniture Stores

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We’ve already heard that Amazon is looking into how VR can enhance its video offerings, but the company might be using the tech for other means too. The article’s mention of VR and AR is brief, but Amazon is apparently considering how this tech could lets users see their potential purchases in their own homes, helping them to decide if they fit and look the part. Tagged with: Amazon. Experiences Amazon

Oculus Rift Back in Stock at Amazon, And You Can Get One By Tomorrow

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Oculus Rift units are still appearing in batches across third-party retailers, and eager Amazon customers may now be able to get their hands on one faster than their pre-order through the official site will allow. hardware VR Headsets Amazon htc vive oculus oculus rift Oculus shipping

Amazon’s VR-capable Lumberyard Game Engine Sustained by AWS Cloud Services

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Back in February, Amazon announced that they had purchased and forked Crytek’s CryEngine and made the full source code available in a free AAA VRgame engine offering called Lumberyard. Sunset Meadow – Created with Amazon Lumberyard | Photo courtesy Amazon.

Amazon VR shopping app revealed in new job listing

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A new Amazon job listing on LinkedIn indicates the company may be planning to introduce a virtual reality shopping app. Archive Amazon virtual reality vr

Deal: Buy an Oculus Rift and Get a $100 Amazon Gift Card

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For a limited time, Amazon is offering a $100 gift card with every Rift purchase. It might not be the same straight up $100 discount HTC had offered on the Vive during Black Friday, but if you’re a regular Amazon shopper, it’s nearly as good.

Amazon Explores The Idea of Augmented Reality Furniture Stores

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Amazon is a company that prides itself on embracing the unconventional. According to reports from New York Times sources , Amazon is playing with the idea of using augmented and virtual reality to help you see how various furniture and large appliances look inside your own home.

Amazon Blends Digital and Physical Experiences At Their New Book Store

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Recently I stopped in at the new Amazon Book store on 34th Street in Manhattan to see how Amazon is re-imagining the in-store experience. Amazon B2C ecommerce ecommerce in-store marketing mcommerce online retail retail amazon digital retail in-store checkout

HTC VIVE VR Headset Now Available on Amazon

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The HTC VIVE (yes, they now capitalize all the letters in VIVE) is getting itself in front of millions of new online shoppers perusing the virtual aisles of Amazon. The post HTC VIVE VR Headset Now Available on Amazon appeared first on VRScout. News Amazon HTC Vive

Best VR deals on Amazon Prime Day

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Amazon is going all out today with deals on virtual reality products, running the whole gamut of headset options, computers, and accessories. There’s no extra cost to you, and you can use the Smile link at any time, not just on Amazon Prime Day.

Discover the Amazon in VR with Conservation International

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Trees stand tall on both sides of the riverbank as I zoom down the Amazon by kayak. He explains that they get their food, medicine, and water from the forest, but that it’s more than just physical sustenance that the Amazon provides. “It

HTC Vive Now Available from Amazon in the US

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Amazon have announced they’ve started selling the SteamVR powered HTC Vive VR system in their US online store. Our expansion to Amazon further underscores our commitment to our customers to deliver options across virtual reality,” said Dan O’Brien, VP of VR at HTC.

Amazon Studios tipped in talks for original VR content

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Amazon Studios is holding meetings with VR companies with the intention of producing its own original virtual reality offerings, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. Archive Amazon Amazon Studios rumor virtual reality vr

Amazon UK Won’t Fufil All PS VR Pre-Orders Until December

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Amazon And Flipkart Are Expected to Record $1.2-$1.5 Billion In Sales In India’s Coming Festive Sales

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Amazon B2C ecommerce amazon big billion day Festive Sales Flipkart India online retailOn October 6, 2014, Flipkart launched Big Billion Day, an event that occurs within India’s festive season — a holiday period that accounts for 40% of the total sales of key brands in India.

PSA: New Gear VR Can Be Pre-ordered From Amazon or Samsung

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PlayStation VR Game Prices Previewed in Amazon Listings

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Listings on Amazon have revealed prices for some PlayStation VR games, giving an idea of what Sony plans to charge for the first wave of virtual reality titles to hit the console platform. The post PlayStation VR Game Prices Previewed in Amazon Listings appeared first on Road to VR.

Amazon Selling Oculus Rift Roomscale Bundle With $100 Credit

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If you’re looking to do roomscale with the Oculus Rift then you’ll need much more than the headset itself, and Amazon is offering a great bundle to get you up to speed. The US iteration of the online retailing giant is now offering an Oculus Roomscale Bundle for $657.99. That includes the Rift itself, the Oculus Touch controllers, and an extra sensor to add to the two that are already bundled with Rift and Touch.

Walmart and Google’s Voice-Assisted Commerce Partnership Highlight the Next Big Disrupter in Retail

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Amazon customer experience digital business ecommerce online retail retail amazon amazon alexa amazon echo brendan witcher digital digital retail google google express google home grocery same day delivery walmartWalmart and Google have announced an important new partnership that directly addresses the growing markets for voice-assisted shopping and free expedited delivery. Marc Lore, President and CEO, Walmart U.S.

Amazon’s Prime Day Offers Discounts On PSVR and HTC Vive

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So many of us have barely recovered from the Steam Summer Sale and we’re already being hit with another wave of attacks on our wallet via Amazon’s Prime Day. Prime Day is a celebration of Amazon’s Prime membership that seems to grow in value on a consistent basis. There was also a deal for the Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch plus a $100 Amazon Gift card but it is currently unavailable.

Amazon Oculus Rift Orders Start Shipping

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The beginning of May saw some Oculus Rift's available at retailers such as Best Buy and Amazon. These were quickly snapped up, Rift orders from Amazon sold out within minutes of appearing online. Amazon Rift orders were expected to start shipping end of May.

HTC Vive Now Available on Amazon with FREE Shipping

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Finally, you can now purchase the Vive through Amazon and if you are an Amazon Prime member, receive free two-day shipping. Oculus Rift was available from Amazon in June , albeit in very limited quantities. HTC Vive or Oculus Rift on Amazon?

Now with Netflix, HBO, and NextVR, Daydream Rises to Top VR Platform for Video

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Amazon Video is among the only major video streaming libraries that hasn’t yet announced a VR offering, and it’s likely that the various platforms are competing heavily for it to be a timed exclusive on just one platform.

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Amazon Product Content: A New Space Race?

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The Whole Foods acquisition by Amazon weeks ago was only the latest milepost in the latter’s inexorable march to the top of retail. And we find that Amazon is big and gaining […]. The company sold $136 billion worth of products in 2016 – more than any other online retailer (and just over a third of what Wal-Mart did). advertising B2C marketing digital marketing online retail search marketing

Cyberpower PC and AMD Release VR-Ready Desktop for $720

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Amazon UK Lists Oculus Touch Pre-Orders with Price and Release Date

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Amazon’s UK retailer seems to have already jumped the gun on today’s supposed announcement taking place at Oculus Connect opening keynote, where we’ll likely hear official word on price, release date, and everything else surrounding the long awaited Touch controllers.

Amazon’s Singapore Launch Signals the End of Digital Complacency in Southeast Asia

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July 27th marked Amazon’s first e-commerce official foray into the 640 million people strong region. We see the impact of Amazon’s move not only on the e-commerce and retail industries, but […].

Amazon Oculus Rift Orders Expected to Ship End Of May

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After their pre-orders had been delayed up to two months , some fans had their hopes pinned on ordering from retail at Amazon or Best Buy. However, Amazon orders were all online, and if you managed to get your order in within a few minutus , then things were looking up.

Oculus Rift on Amazon Sells Out In 2 Minutes

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I hope you were quick as Amazon sold out in less than two minutes. For those that did manage to grab one, Amazon is not yet disclosing the shipping date with the following message "Delivery estimate: We need a little more time to provide you with a good estimate.

New Gear VR Now Available For Pre-Order on Amazon

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Unveiled earlier this month at the Samsung Unpacked event, the new upgraded Gear VR is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The new Gear VR will be released on Amazon August 19th for a price of $99.99.

Digital Store Technologies Take the Stage For Both Customer and Associate Experience.

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Digital retail theater is becoming reality for consumers as retailers rush to find ways of attracting and retaining store customers. What is digital retail theater?

These Are The Stocks You Could Buy To Invest In The VR Industry

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Amazon – NASDAQ: AMZN – VR Content & Game Engine. Amazon – NASDAQ: AMZN – VR content. The VR and AR markets are full of companies of various sizes with many roles in the VR industry, when you consider how many verticals there are it can get confusing.

New PlayStation VR Bundle Adds Free Camera, Saves You $59

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Right now, Amazon and Best Buy are running a promotional bundle which includes the core PSVR package with a PlayStation Camera thrown in for free, saving you a respectable $59.

How to snag Oculus Rift at retail with Amazon, Microsoft and Best Buy

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Starting tomorrow, May 6th 9 AM PST you'll be able to purchase a new Oculus Rift headset from Amazon and Microsoft. On Saturday, you'll be able to buy from Best Buy.

You Can Still Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle for $400 on Amazon

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Amazon is likely to correct this sometime today, as every world-wide Amazon site has done so including other official distributors. Oculus Rift on Amazon. The post You Can Still Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle for $400 on Amazon appeared first on Road to VR.

Amazon Web Services quietly forms a mixed reality team, but what.

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Amazon Web Services quietly forms a mixed reality team, but what is it building? Amazon is building a new “two pizza team” within Amazon Web Services focused on mixed-reality technology, another sign that the cloud powerhouse is expanding its reach and branching out into new areas.