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Augmented Reality Marketplaces

The Gadget Flow Online Marketplace Now Offers AR Product Previews

— September 27, 2017 — Business
Product platform Gadget Flow recently introduced an all-new feature called Gadget Flow AR, which makes it possible for products for purchase to be previewed in augmented reality.

The update from Gadget Flow is powered by Apple's ARKit for iOS 11 and SLAM technology, which allows users to see a product's dimensions, handling, features, zoom and even interact with it before deciding to make a purchase. Although some web stores provide 3D product renderings, Gadget Flow AR paints a more realistic picture of a product.

As Gadget Flow operates as a marketplace with products from Indiegogo, Etsy, Kickstarter, Amazon and more, it offers users an unparalleled way to shop for everything from baking supplies to camping gear and the latest pieces of technology.
Trend Themes
1. AR Product Previews - Augmented reality (AR) is shaping the way products are previewed and experienced online, offering a more immersive shopping experience.
2. SLAM Technology - Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) technology is revolutionizing the way users interact with virtual objects, providing realistic dimensions, features, and interactivity.
3. Marketplace Integration - Integrating augmented reality into online marketplaces creates a unique shopping environment where customers can visualize products from multiple sellers in one place.
Industry Implications
1. E-commerce - The e-commerce industry stands to benefit from AR product previews, attracting customers with a more engaging and interactive online shopping experience.
2. Technology - The technology industry can capitalize on SLAM technology by developing innovative AR applications that enhance product visualization and engagement.
3. Crowdfunding - The crowdfunding industry can leverage AR integration to showcase prototypes in a more convincing and interactive way, boosting campaign success rates.
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