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39 Retail Technology Innovations

From Interactive Shopping Signs to Futuristic Shopping Beacons

— August 7, 2014 — Tech
The rate at which retail technology innovations are developing is exponential and puts a distinct emphasis on ease of use for consumers. The retail game has changed; consumers are walking into stores with headphones on, staring at their smartphones or simply shopping online. As such, retailers are trying to make for a push back into stores by appealing to a preference for technological integration.

Instead of trying to push the benefits of a face-to-face experience, these retail technology innovations highlight ease of use and interactivity to effectively make the experience both physically and mentally rewarding for shoppers. Whether it be the utilization of beacon technology that tells you about a flash sale on another floor or the use of augmented reality, these retail technology innovations are as fun to browse through as they are to experience.
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Pulse-Checking Fingerprint Finances
Pulse-Checking Fingerprint Finances
The Nexus Fingerprint Scanner Foils Hackers by Measuring Pulse
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Recipe-Suggesting Shopping Carts
Recipe-Suggesting Shopping Carts
The 'Recipe Cart' Suggests Mayo-Infused Recipes as You Shop
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Biometric Buying Systems
Biometric Buying Systems
This New Payment System Lets You Buy Things with Your Face
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Scanning Shopping Apps
Scanning Shopping Apps
The Fast Shopping App Eliminates Standing in a Checkout Line
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35
Augmented Reality Retail Shops
Augmented Reality Retail Shops
The Imagine Shop Takes Retail Shopping for Watches & Yachts Online
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Virtual Furniture Shopping Apps
Virtual Furniture Shopping Apps
The Augmented Pixels ShowInRoom 3D Tablet Tool Debuted at CES 2014
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Virtual Reality Shopping Aisles
Virtual Reality Shopping Aisles
Tesco Allows Users to Go Shopping in a Virtual Store
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Digital Retail Mirrors
Digital Retail Mirrors
The Mirrus Retail Mirror Supports Unparalelled Customer Interaction
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Tech-Savvy Jean Shopping
Tech-Savvy Jean Shopping
Hointer Revolutionizes Retail Using Efficient Mobile Shopping
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30
Trim Timber Checkouts
Trim Timber Checkouts
Square Register by Tinkering Monkey Joins Careful Carpentry with Sleek Tech
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Futuristic Virtual Fitting Rooms
Futuristic Virtual Fitting Rooms
Me-Ality Takes the Hassle Out of Trying on Clothes
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Futuristic Shopping Beacons
Futuristic Shopping Beacons
The ‘Estimote’ Uses Your Smartphone to Customize Your Shopping Trips
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Personal Shopping Tools
Personal Shopping Tools
HOVR.IT Allows You to Window Shop Online With Ease
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Connective Technology Departments
Connective Technology Departments
Dixons and Carphone Warhouse Introduce Smart Tech Departments
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Interactive Storefront Displays
Interactive Storefront Displays
+rehabstudio Integrates Shopping with Technology
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Augmented Reality Catalogues
Augmented Reality Catalogues
The 2014 IKEA Catalogue and App Virtually Display Decor
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Visual Product Search Platforms
Visual Product Search Platforms
The Slyce Product-Scanning App Makes Shopping a Breeze
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Festive Augmented Reality Windows
Festive Augmented Reality Windows
This Year's Holiday Window from La Rinascente is Interactive
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21
Experiential Smart Shops
Experiential Smart Shops
Sears Connected Solutions Allows Interaction with Automation Products
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20
High Fashion Robots
High Fashion Robots
Tasaki Replaces Their Store Mannequins with Androids
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19
Tablet Retail Integrations
Tablet Retail Integrations
As Prices Fall, iPad Cash Registers Become More Common
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18
All-In-One Cashier Kits
All-In-One Cashier Kits
This Business in a Box Package by Square is Technologically Efficient
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Instant Shopping Scanner Apps
Instant Shopping Scanner Apps
The Powatag App Lets Users Buy Items Wherever They Are
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Facial Recognition Product Dispensers
Facial Recognition Product Dispensers
Sanden Vending Machine Provides Extreme Customization
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Mobile-Recognition Retail
Mobile-Recognition Retail
LXR & Co.'s Innovation Store Uses the Thirdshelf App to Track Customers
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14
Illuminated Personal Shoppers
Illuminated Personal Shoppers
This LED Retail Lighting System Leads Shoppers to Their Product
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Swiping Fashion Retail Apps
Swiping Fashion Retail Apps
Kwoller's Fashion Price Tracking Feature Adds to a Tinder-Inspired App
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Augmented Reality Shopping
Augmented Reality Shopping
The 'Augment' Application Allows You to Try Out Purchases Digitally
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Social Media Department Stores
Social Media Department Stores
Upside is a Market Where You Can Experience the Web in Real Time
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10
Augmented Reality Retail
Augmented Reality Retail
The Vuforia App Digitizes American Apparel Stores
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In-Store Lingerie Dispensers
In-Store Lingerie Dispensers
This Bra Vending Machine Allows Customers to Shop Without Salespeople
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8
Interactive Shopping Signs
Interactive Shopping Signs
The Videotel System Helps Shop Owners Create Digital Signs
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7
Self-Service Taverns
Self-Service Taverns
The Thirsty Bear Lets Customers Help Themselves to Beer
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6
Hyper-Connected Dressing Rooms
Hyper-Connected Dressing Rooms
The Connected Fitting Room Lets Consumers Take Control of Shopping
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5
Interactive High-Tech Mannequins
Interactive High-Tech Mannequins
teamLabHanger Created Virtual Mannequins That are Hanger-Signaled
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Beacon-Powered Retail Platforms
Beacon-Powered Retail Platforms
Swirl's Mobile Marketing Platform Engages Consumers on a New Level
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3
Augmented Reality Dressing Rooms
Augmented Reality Dressing Rooms
The KinectShop Aims to Revolutionize the Retail Experience
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2
Shopping Survey Tablets
Shopping Survey Tablets
Co-operative Food's Smart Shopping Cart Asks Customers for Feedback
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Facial Recognition Snack Machines
Facial Recognition Snack Machines
This Facial Recognition Vending Machine Personalizes Purchases
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