MoMA Design Store to fill windows with littleBits

MoMA Design Store to fill windows with littleBits

LittleBits, the open hardware start-up, has been invited to take over the windows of MoMA Design Stores in New York City from today through May 12. LittleBits is a library of electronics that snap together with magnets to inspire invention...

DSA to hold digital signage/self-service/mobile symposium in Dallas

The Digital Screenmedia Association has announced that it will produce a Digital Screenmedia Symposium May 9 and 10 at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine, Texas. Topics to be addressed include: Staying ahead of the consumer Omnichannel...

John Lewis: 'Big data is a big hype'

Speaking at the Retail Business Technology Expo in London, John Lewis's head of IT architecture, Julian Burnett, said that the company is coming to terms with the masses of data being generated across its operations. Here is an excerpt from a write up of his discussion from pcadvisor.co.uk: "Retailers are awash with [data]," he said.

ComQi digital signage-mobile solution takes honors from Canadian marketing group

Digital in-venue media management company ComQi today announced that its Passport platform recently won an award for In-Store Engagement at the 2013 Shopper Innovation Awards. The Passport application allows users to control content on a digital signage screen via their...

Harris DOOH auto dealership rollout builds steam

The Automotive Broadcasting Network is several months into its large-scale, digital signage network rollout at auto dealerships across the U.S., according to an announcement. Harris DOOH solutions serve as the core network architecture, with the company's InfoCaster suite of hardware...

Google will open physical retail stores by year's end

According to an "extremely reliable source," 9to5google.com confirmed suspicions that Google plans to open physical retail stores by the end of the year, just in time for the 2013 holiday shopping season. The main purpose of the stores will be...

Sporting goods store unveils 'retail lab' with in-store tech

The Canadian sporting goods retailer Sport Chek today unveiled a tech-heavy retail lab at its flagship store in Toronto. Utilizing interactive kiosks, digital signage and augmented reality, the official store of the Canadian Olympic Team goes all out for what...

Voto app brings democracy to shopping

Retailers looking for a tool to boost customer engagement have a new mobile application to add to their array of choices. The iPad kiosk company ArmorActive recently released Voto, a feedback platform where shoppers post a series of photos showing...

A little consumer play time could help brands boost engagement

With traditional forms of advertising losing effectiveness, improving customer engagement has become the target strategy for many retailers. According to an article on bostinno.com, game play is becoming an effective tool for brands to make an impact on the consumer....

Casio hawking storefront digital signage at CES

According to techradar.com, Casio is at CES 2013 featuring futuristic-looking digital signage that features animated characters or people who attempt to talk to passersby via computer-generated voices. According to the site, the Casio solution "is compact, measuring just 18 inches...

NPR discusses the future of retail

National Public Radio's Audie Cornish has been exploring the evolution of the American shopping experience and recently interviewed retail architect M.J. Munsell and retail consultant Bob Hetu.

Luxury watch retailer winds up digital signage

Leading American watch retailer Tourneau has selected YCD Multimedia's C-nario Messenger digital signage platform as the engine behind a unique video display in its new concept store in South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, Calif., according to an announcement from YCD...

CETW12: DSA crowns Crown Award winners

The Digital Screenmedia Association has announced the winners for the DSA Crown Awards, which recognize excellence in digital out-of-home content. The DSA Crown Awards ceremony was held aboard the Duchess Yacht, which cruised around Manhattan, New York, on Nov. 7...

Mattel, Walmart test virtual pop-up store in Canada

To help Torontonians celebrate the holiday season, Mattel and Walmart Canada have launched the first pop-up virtual toy store in Canada, providing a QR code-based shopping experience for commuters and gift-givers. Located in the PATH, Toronto's underground walkway, the virtual...

Facebook announces more retail focus with Collections feature

Facebook confirmed yesterday that it is piloting a Pinterest-like addition to its interactive business tools. According to an article on PCMag.com, Facebook is currently engaging in a "small test in which a few select businesses will be able to share...

Interactive storefront could redefine window shopping

Window shopping just got a new meaning with the latest technology implemented by Adidas. A six-week pilot is taking place at the Adidas NEO Label in Nuremberg, Germany, in which the storefront window was replaced with a fully functioning virtual...

PointGrab gesture-recognition tech reaching out to US digital signage market

Access1, a provider of advanced content triggering software, interactive applications and analytic reporting for anonymous video analytic-enabled digital signage and retail displays has completed a licensing agreement with PointGrab technologies of Israel to sell PointGrab's hand gesture-recognition software in the...

Shoppers can earn rewards by 'endorsing' products

Endorse, an offers platform for consumer brands, announced yesterday a new capability that gives incentives for shoppers to share their use of brands through social media. With the Endorse app, which is free on both Android and iOS, users earn...

Empowered consumers drive future of retail, study shows

This week in London, leading retailers are gathering for the World Retail Congress. At the center of the conversation is how the empowered consumer, or the "I-Con," is driving retail innovation. According to a press release from Mastercard, a new...

French company unveils 3D merchandising software

French technology company Dassault Systèmes announced today the launch of Perfect Shelf, a tool for retailers to use 3D modeling for realistic views of retail aisles, according to a company press release. Complete with shelves, fixtures, products, lighting and promotional...

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