My colleagues and I found a couple of fascinating new interactive retail experiences today: The Toyota Vision Multi-touch Wall and the augmented reality iButterfly coupon concept.
iQmetrix Executive Account Manager Stacy Hamer hosted this session at the 2010 Wireless Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz. You can watch it in its entirety, by clicking on the video below:
Intel has launched a new application, called "The Museum of Me," which takes your Facebook data and plays it back to you, curating it into a slick virtual museum exhibit of your life, drawing on your Facebook friends, likes, status updates, videos, photos, links and more.
Walk by any Apple store and you'll see right away that the company is doing something right. The places are always full of people, trying out new devices, buying the stuff they like and in many cases, just hanging out.
Google officially announced its NFC-based Google Wallet mobile payment service at an event in New York City today, giving substance to a story that has been building for months, and even years.
A new study by JiWire has examined mobile shopping trends of people that use tablets, smartphones or laptops outside of their home or office, dubbing these people as "on-the-go" consumers.
It’s no secret: Social media is the most powerful new marketing tool of the last five (or even 10) years. Even just by looking at our past content since January, you’ll see that we’ve covered social smartphone shopping, social vending machines, social media and customer service, social Super Bowl ads, Groupon and more.
Print media's woes are now online ones. If the New York Times website, the most popular online newspaper site in the U.S. (with 30 million unique visitors per month), has to adapt its business model for online and mobile delivery, it tells you something about the state of print and online media in general.
On April 28, Nick Bilton of the New York Times blogged about what may be "the next era of consumer web search."
CBC News reported last week (April 20), that an Ottawa hospital ordered 1,800 iPads. These are in addition to the 500 iPads hospital staff were already using.
IKEA: Confusing layout = more impulse buys
Shopping for a mobile phone is a confusing and frustrating process. Customers are often lost in a myriad of devices, carriers, rate plans, features and accessories. And even when they choose a phone they want, the activation process can be long and tiresome.