Look where retail is headed with new technology! The article predicts uses of this new Intel design AND more in the prediction of where we are going next. Interesting read. Retail and ecommerce. Small business takeaways sales, marketing and information technology.
Excerpt: The Intel scientist has designed a high-tech mirror that shows how clothes look on a consumer who simply stands in front of an LCD monitor. Parametric technology simulates body type and how fabrics fit — based on weight, height and measurements.
Think of it as a digital fitting room. The concept is three to five years from fruition but could open the door for Intel in the retail market.
The convergence of smartphone technology, social-media data and futuristic technology such as 3-D printers is changing the face of retail in a way that experts across the industry say will upend the bricks-and-mortar model in a matter of a few years.
“The next five years will bring more change to retail than the last 100 years,”
Read full article via Tech breakthroughs are reshaping retail shopping in the USA – USATODAY.com.