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Will the Internet of Things mean the death of queuing?

They do it at bus stops, in airports and train stations, and in shops and banks nationwide. Queuing politely is considered a uniquely British trait, and millions instinctively observe its rituals and etiquette every day.<p>Yet this quaint tradition could die out soon, thanks to the Internet of Things, …

Mannequin that tells you what it's wearing: Dummies that talk to shoppers via their smartphones set to be switched on today

Smart mannequins that ‘talk’ to shoppers through their smartphones will go live today in what is a world first.<p>A trial involves branches of House of …

Will smartphones change shopping?

Many people are familiar with buying goods online, but now technology can also play a part when shopping on the High Street.<p>Some companies want to use new technology to drive sales in their stores, by sending special offers to phones and making it easier to buy products on show in window …

Smart mannequin can tell you about the clothes it's modeling

London retail stores are testing out hi-tech mannequins that can communicate directly with shoppers who walk past storefronts on the street. The …

High street shops to get high-tech mannequins

House of Fraser in Aberdeen and Hawes & Curtis in London are among the first shops to start using beacon technology<p>A handful of British high street shops – including House of Fraser in Aberdeen, Hawes & Curtis in London, and Bentalls in Kingston upon Thames – have begun using high-tech mannequins …

Mannequins that talk to your smartphone – oh, and model clothes, too | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Venezuela might have the mannequins with the world’s biggest breasts, but Britain now has the most tech-savvy models gracing its store …

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Shop mannequins will soon 'TALK': App lets dummy tell smartphone users about the outfit and accessories it's wearing

• <b>The VMBeacon system has been developed by Iconeme and is latest evidence of how technology is changing the way people shop</b>• <b><br>Regular customers might be</b> …