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Will the Internet of Things mean the death of queuing?

If the future does arrive as promised, technology could herald the end of waiting to pay for goods and services. But what does that mean for Britishness?<p>They do it at bus stops, in airports and train stations, and in shops and banks nationwide. Queuing politely is considered a uniquely British …

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

• <b>Trial involves House of Fraser, Hawes & Curtis and Bentalls</b>• <b><br>Models fitted with beacons that sent alerts to shoppers' smart phones</b>• <b><br>App gives information</b> …

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 …

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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 | Tech blog

Venezuela might have the mannequins with the world’s biggest breasts, but Britain now has the most tech-savvy models gracing its store windows and …

Bored of browsing? Try shopping for dummies

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> …

Shop Windows Go Digital as Dummies Get Smarter to Boost Sales - Bloomberg

Dummies just got smarter.<p>Three years after fashion retailers started outfitting mannequins with cameras to monitor shoppers, a London-based startup …

High-tech mannequins launched to help shoppers

Shoppers walking past store windows could soon be able to get information about the clothes on display appearing on their smartphones<p>A new technology that enables store mannequins to transmit information about the clothes on display directly to shoppers' smartphones as they browse items in shop …

How 4 Retailers Are Using Digital And Mobile To Create A More Seamless Shopping Experience

As the lines blur between online and offline shopping, we look at how bricks and mortar retailers are using beacons, RFID, 3-D printing, and other digital tools to offer a better user experience for platform agnostic customers.<p>British retailers are investing heavily in the use of digital and mobile …

Retail

Transforming the way we shop

Iconeme Puts Low-Energy Bluetooth Beacons into Mannequins So You Can Shop on the Go

Universal Display, which has been supplying mannequins to shops since 1951, has decided to embrace low-energy Bluetooth Beacon technology in the …

Mannequins can now speak to shoppers via their smartphones

Cher Horowitz's <i>Clueless</i> outfit planner has already been realised IRL as an app, and next on the list of shopping dreams realised is the installation …

These mannequins will tell you what they're wearing through your smartphone

The mannequins transmit information 24 hours a day which is crazy automation – windows and its dolls are now selling the retailer’s products even …

Beacon-Embedded Mannequins : Ted Baker store

The Ted Baker store located in the Westfield London shopping center is rolling out beacon technology. Embedded in the mannequins, the stoic statues …

Data-Transmitting Mannequin Apps : VMBeacon

VMBeacon is an app that uses similar software to the iBeacon app, but this time for shopping purposes. The app connects to smartphones, allowing …

Mannequins are now digitally tracking UK shoppers

Three major UK stores have become the first to trial mannequins embedded with beacon technology, designed to give nearby customers relevant …

Get ready to have your biometrics tracked 24/7

It's already too late to stop the ubiquitous tracking and monitoring of the public through biometrics, says Peter Waggett, Programme Leader at IBM's …

UK stores start putting Iconeme’s shopper-tracking beacons in mannequins

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Three British retail outlets have begun using a technology called VMBeacon in their store mannequins, so that shoppers with …

From Window Shopping To Retail Clicks: Mannequins With Beacon Tech Trialled In UK

Mannequins that send details of the clothes they’re displaying to nearby shoppers’ phones are being trialled in three UK brick-and-mortar stores.<p>We covered the underlying VMBeacon tech earlier this year, which combines a low-powered indoor transmitter Bluetooth beacon with shop mannequins or other …

House of Fraser rolls out beacon-enabled mannequins in Aberdeen

House of Fraser is rolling out beacon-enabled mannequins that will allow the store to engage directly with shoppers or passers-by.<p>The technology will …

Ted Baker installs beacon technology at Westfield London store

The company has installed Iconeme technology which works via a free app when customers are within 50 metres of the Bluetooth-enabled mannequins.<p>The …

Retailers introduce beacon technology to mannequins

House of Fraser has rolled out the VMBeacon technology at its click and collect store in Aberdeen, as has London-based shirtmaker Hawes & Curtis and …

Ted Baker introduces beacon technology to its Westfield store

Our latest analysis<p>The changes Boots is making within its photo business, which were revealed by Retail Week today, would not have come as a surprise …

Opinion: Adrian Coe, Universal Display & Iconeme

DetailsCreated on Friday, 13 March 2015 18:0613 MarWritten by Lyndsey Dennis<p><b>THE EVOLUTION OF MANNEQUINS</b><p><i>Adrian Coe, director and sculptor at Universal</i> …

Ted Baker launches beacon technology in Westfield White City store

GENERAL MERCHANDISE<p>18 February 2015 | by The Retail Bulletin<p>This is the first time that the technology has been used in any Ted Baker retail space.<p>To …

Beacon technology: Revolutionising retail?

DetailsCreated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 14:4418 SepWritten by Gemma Balmford<p><i>Beacon technology presents certain challenges but the</i> …

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