Report: Amazon laying off product engineers amidst restructure of hardware innovation hub

The Amazon Fire smartphone is likely in hospice mode, destined for a final market goodbye at some point this year, but Amazon isn’t one to retrench due to a high-profile product failure.

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Retailers enhancing customer experience with interactivity

A look at why adding interactive digital signage could give retailers a seamless customer experience.

Under Armour boosts customer experience with digital signage in new Chicago store

Athletic apparel and gear retailer Under Armour recently opened the doors of its newest specialty retail location on Chicago's Magnificent Mile – and the new space is a high-tech wonderland.

Drinking from a digital signage firehose at Retail's BIG Show

Digital signage and dynamic place-based media expert inundated by the digital flood at this year's National Retail Federation show.

Neiman Marcus debuts digital mirror

Luxury fashion retailer Neiman Marcus has announced the rollout of the MemoryMirror by MemoMi in its Walnut Creek location, with other rollouts scheduled later this month.

Microsoft wins award for Titanfall retail launch

The launch included midnight debuts of the game, and featured 10 minutes of original content unique to the stores.

Augmented reality for retail, in plain English

Augmented reality oozes potential for retailers, with devices that do not restrict the user's sight solely to computer-generated imagery.

Time Warner Cable debuts new Flagship Experience Store

Interactive digital signage creates a completely new atmosphere for buying cable services at NYC flagship store.

Sport Chek flagship launches another digital revolution

The Canadian sporting goods giant continues to fight the good fight in keeping alive brick-and-mortar retail.

NRF 2014: The show floor, in tweets and vines

Attendees made good use of social media at this year's BIG Show.

Digital signage and the 'Store of the Future'

A digital signage integrator offers a look ahead to the future of omnichannel and brick-and-mortar retail.

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TripAdvisor app integration expands customer engagement capability

The new TripAdvisor integration is the latest addition to Enplug’s app portfolio geared toward boosting customer interaction via social networks

Virginia greeting card kiosks provide customized cards

People in Virginia can create their own personalized greeting cards via kiosks developed by startup Card Isle.

IntuiLab, Quividi partner to bring adaptive content and analytics to interactive digital signage

IntuiLab, provider of the interactive experience creation platform IntuiFace, and Quividi, the provider of automated audience measurement for digital signage, have announced the availability of a joint solution that automatically reacts to demographic and engagement statistics, on-screen selections and location-based information from users.

Ingenico, Intel to work on products for the Internet of Things

The companies will jointly develop a mobile tablet that supports EMV and NFC payment functionalities.

Belly opts for Moki to drive consumer-facing tablets

Cloud-based software provider Moki has announced that Belly, which it says is the country's largest customer loyalty network and marketing solution, has selected Moki's Total Control to manage, secure and analyze 11,500 customer-facing digital signage kiosk tablets that power Belly's loyalty program in more than 10,000 businesses worldwide.

Neiman Marcus sold on interactive digital signage touch tables

Interactive touchscreen experience provider T1Visions today announced the initial deployment of interactive retail tables for luxury retailer Neiman Marcus.

Anheuser-Busch deploys 1,000 transparent digital signage coolers

MRI has deployed 1,000 of its ThruVu Digital Coolers for the beer-brewing giant and parent company of Budweiser.

Digital signage opening the door to GlobalShop 2015

Show deploying digital signage entranceway to underscore the role interactive display technology is playing in shaping the future of retail design.

Ralph Lauren takes over Harrods displays using mobile proximity tech

The brand is striving to connect with shoppers via their smartphones by offering exclusive and interactive content as well as an out-of-hours opportunity to enrich their luxury shopping experience.

Altierre ships more than 6 million digital tags

Four million of the company's signs are currently installed and operating in retail stores in over 1,000 US cities.

AOPEN showcases digital signage at Gen2 Australian Retail Lab

Digital signage specialist AOPEN Inc. is opening a multimillion-dollar lab in Melbourne aimed at showcasing "the future of shopping and retail technology, from transparent displays and digital labels to virtual touchscreens and waiter-less restaurants," the company announced.

Cambridge shopping center adds 'virtual assistant'

The Grafton Shopping Centre in Cambridge says it is ready to dazzle shoppers with a "virtual" employee who greets customers when they enter.

Thierry Mugler gets 'Alien' virtual assistant

French luxury fragrance brand Thierry Mugler, part of the Clarins Fragrance Group, has deployed the world's first full-height Tensator Virtual Assistant to promote the launch of its "Alien Extraordinaire" perfume in three flagship stores, according to an announcement from Tensator...

QSR, retail partnerships highlight Q1 for ComQi digital signage

Marketplace momentum from emerging partnerships focused on vertical markets and enterprise opportunities highlight a strong Q1 and continuing 2014 outlook for shopper engagement technology firm ComQi, according to an announcement from the company. The New York-based software and services firm...

BroadSign digital signage integrates Quividi audience measurement

BroadSign International LLC today announced that an upcoming upgrade to its cloud-based digital signage software, BroadSign X 10.3, includes integration with Quividi's audience measurement platform. BroadSign said that Quividi's is the most deployed measurement solution in the digital signage market...

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