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VR Intelligence are hosting a live webinar, ‘AR for Consumer Engagement & Retail – From Fun Feature to Daily Essential’ on August 14 Click To Tweet. Why is retail a leading segment? What opportunities and challenges still exist for retailers?

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Cheating The Physical World: How AR Allows Retail To Become Digital First

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How will modern retail adapt to a post-COVID-19 world? Retail in early 2020 will see a decade of digital transformation compressed into a year due to COVID. For retailers to stay alive following COVID, there will be a great need to get people back into their physical stores.

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Rumor: ‘Apple Glass’ AR Headset Will Retail At $499, Works With iPhone

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The post Rumor: ‘Apple Glass’ AR Headset Will Retail At $499, Works With iPhone appeared first on VRScout. New leaks may reveal additional information regarding Apple’s long-rumored AR device.

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As Coronavirus Disrupts Retail, AR Shifts from Nicety to Necessity

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Coronavirus is unsettling every aspect of our lives, including our retail experiences. Retailers that already have AR capabilities in place are better prepared as consumers use their smartphones to view furniture and other products and bring to life how they’ll look in their homes.

Magic Leap Job Posting Reveals the Company is Preparing to Enter the Retail Space

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According to a recent update to Magic Leap’s massive list of job postings , the company revealed it definitely has plans to enter the retail space, which could include everything from special in-store installations to its own bespoke retail locations.

Vive Cosmos Listed for £700 at Major UK Retailer

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While the company has been tight-lipped on the headset’s pricing and exact launch date, as well as a few remaining specs, major UK retailer Argos seems to have not only listed Vive Cosmos, but appended the specific price of £699.99.

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Vive Cosmos Price Listed For £699.99 At UK Retailer

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A popular UK retailer may have just leaked the HTC Vive Cosmos price. At UK Retailer appeared first on UploadVR. Argos lists the upcoming VR headset for £699.99. It is, of course, entirely possible that this price is a placeholder.

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Walmart Acquires VR Startup to Develop ‘Immersive Retail Environments’

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8 — Walmart’s hush-hush technology incubator for bleeding edge startups with the potential to advance or disrupt the traditional retail experience. Together, we will continue to evolve this technology and develop new product exploration through immersive retail environments.

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Williams-Sonoma Acquires Outward for $112 Million to Expand 3D, AR, and VR Retail Visualization

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Williams-Sonoma Inc is a US-based high-end retailer of home furnishings and kitchenware, associated with stores such as Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, PBteen, West Elm, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham.

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HTC Vive Goes Retail

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Now the HTC Vive appears at retail. The Vive retails for $799 which is the same as the price direct from HTC. First, Oculus Rift appeared in small numbers at Amazon and Best Buy but was quickly snapped up. Micro Center first had ten available in their California store in Orange County.

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360fly VR Camera Gets 4K Upgrade And Retail Release

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Report: VR in Retail and Marketing to Generate US$1.8 billion in 2022

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Walmart’s recent acquisition of VR software company Spatialand is another indicator of VR deployment as a retail solution in the future, as is their use of HoloLens for helping better manage their warehouse logistics. VR is the next innovation in retail and marketing sector.

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Puma Teams Up with Zappar to Bring Web-Based AR Experience to Retail Store

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When it comes to the athletic footwear retail game, it's just not enough to just sell shoes anymore.

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Puma Uses Zappar to Bring Web-Based AR Experience to Retail Store

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When it comes to the athletic footwear retail game, it's just not enough to just sell shoes anymore.

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Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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Oculus today announced that Oculus Go, the company’s standalone 3DOF headset released last month, is finally available for pre-order through Oculus retail partners in the EU and the UK.

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Oculus Rift Coming To European And Canadian Retailers Next Month

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Nike Begins Using Augmented Reality for Sneaker Fitting in Mobile App & in Retail Stores

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On Thursday, Nike unveiled its new Nike Fit tool, which the company is preparing to add to its existing mobile apps for iOS and Android, as well as its retail stores.

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Oculus Quest Sells Out at Major Retailers, Availability Slips into Late February

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If you’re looking to pick up an Oculus Quest after the holiday rush, you may be more than a bit disappointed to find out that online retailers across the board have listed it as ‘back ordered’, with Oculus US quoting an earliest delivery date well into February.

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Macy’s Partners With Marxent For One Of The Largest VR Rollouts In Retail History

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This would be the largest VR roll-out in the history of retail. In their endeavor to become the de facto leader of the retail world, Macy’s pioneered a series of new ideas that would impact the industry in monumental ways. The U.S.

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London Dynamics Looks to Transform the Consumer Retail Experience With AR

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Online retail saw some early adoptions such a Nike using the tech to sell limited-edition sneakers but it has mainly been limited to big global companies. “The evidence of massive disruption buffeting retailers in the UK can’t be denied.

PlayStation VR Accessories Hit Major Online Retailers

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Attention : Pre-order release dates for PSVR accessories are different across each retailer. Amazon is so far releasing all accessories pre-orders in late October, while other retailers may release earlier.

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Oculus Announces First Retail Bundle: Rift + ‘Marvel Powers United VR’

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Oculus today announced plans to launch a new retail bundle which adds the upcoming Marvel Powers United VR to the usual retail box including the Rift headset and Touch controllers.

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HP Reverb Release Date Slips, Retailers List Headset as ‘Out of Stock’

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The date has come and gone, but the headset still isn’t technically available despite being listed at several retailers. The post HP Reverb Release Date Slips, Retailers List Headset as ‘Out of Stock’ appeared first on Road to VR.

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HTC Vive Now in Stock at UK’s Biggest Game Retailer

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Oculus Go Launches At Canadian And European Retailers

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Participating retailers: Austria: MediaMarkt. Tagged with: Oculus Go Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Oculus Go Launches At Canadian And European Retailers appeared first on UploadVR.

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Nike Tries on Augmented Reality for Sneaker Fitting in Mobile App & Retail Stores

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On Thursday, Nike unveiled its new Nike Fit tool, which the company is preparing to add to its existing mobile apps for iOS and Android, as well as its retail stores.

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Nike Begins Using Augmented Reality for Sneaker Fitting in Updated Mobile App & in Retail Stores

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On Thursday, Nike unveiled its new Nike Fit tool, which the company is preparing to add to its existing mobile apps for iOS and Android, as well as its retail stores.

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Blood & Truth Is The First VR Game To Hit #1 In UK Retail

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Tagged with: Blood & Truth , blood and truth , PlayStation VR , PSVR Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Blood & Truth Is The First VR Game To Hit #1 In UK Retail appeared first on UploadVR. A VR game just hit the top spot in the UK physical game sales charts for the first time. As reported by GamesIndustry.biz , Blood & Truth was at number 1 for the week ending June 1st. The game beat out FIFA 19, Team Sonic Racing, and Days Gone.

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Dent Reality Aims to Bring AR Indoor Directions to Malls, Airports & Retail Stores

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As it is, the company provides its developer SDK and services to help places like malls, airports, and retail stores integrate these features into their own apps. The post Dent Reality Aims to Bring AR Indoor Directions to Malls, Airports & Retail Stores appeared first on Road to VR.

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Magic Leap Adds More AT&T Retail Stores, Reveals Game of Thrones Fan Swag

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The Game of Thrones premiere is fast approaching, and along with it, Magic Leap has begun to unveil some of the fan-centric swag associated with its immersive experience based on the hit TV series.

Magic Leap Job Listing Suggests Big Retail Presence Incoming

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In the listing, the company explains that the successful individual will be in charge of “store design and fixturing”, suggesting Magic Leap is planning for a big retail push with its upcoming AR headset, Magic Leap One. Rather than its very own stores, though, the listing suggests Magic Leap is set to focus on events, pop-up stores and taking up space inside existing stores for its retail presence.

Blockchain in Retail

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Blockchain technology provides the opportunity to unlock value in multiple industries, and the retail industry is no exception. The post Blockchain in Retail appeared first on Immersive Authority. All Digital Transformation General blockchain opportunities retail

Footwear Retailer DSW Inadvertently Imitates 'Black Mirror' with Augmented Reality Black Friday Ad

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An augmented reality mobile web ad campaign created for the retailer by PadSquad asks customers to smile for the camera. If you're looking into buying shoes from DSW on Black Friday, then you can save an extra 20% — but only if you smile more.

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Walmart Acquires Content Studio Spatialand To Drive VR At Retail

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In a prepared statement, Finnegan explained that the team will “develop and explore new products and uses of VR through immersive retail environments that can be incorporated by all facets of Walmart, online and offline.” Last year we reported that the US retailing giant had started to incorporate VR training into its recruitment programme to help staff better deal with customers.

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Oculus Rift Out Of Stock At Some Retailers, Available ‘Mainly Online’

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We’ve watched stock of the Rift headset closely as reported at various retailers. Tagged with: Amazon , oculus rift , oculus rift s Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Oculus Rift Out Of Stock At Some Retailers, Available ‘Mainly Online’ appeared first on UploadVR. If you want to purchase an Oculus Rift right now on Amazon.com the VR headset may not ship until after the Game Developers Conference in March.

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Oculus Rift Arrives at UK Retail Stores; Touch Price Revealed

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But up until now, the Oculus Rift hasn’t seen the same retail distribution internationally. Now the Oculus rift is finally available at select retail stores in the UK, where you can find a headset at John Lewis, Curry’s PC World, Game, and Harrods for £550.

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The UK’s Biggest Games Retailer Is Charging For PlayStation VR Demos (UPDATE)

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At the same time, the country’s biggest videogame retailer, GAME, is offering its own demonstrations, but for a price. “Retailers run in-store activity at their own discretion,” Sony told UploadVR. UPDATE: Comment from Sony and additional information added below.

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