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Slideshow: Advances in Smart Shopping

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Elizabeth M
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Some of these can be dangerous to your wallet
Elizabeth M   10/30/2013 8:03:21 AM
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Cool slideshow, Lauren, but I admit a couple of them could be dangerous to my wallet, especially the solution that lets you customize your own bag! I would probably spend a bit more money on something (or be willing to spend the money) if I knew I could design it myself. That's really clever! The 3D printed tchotchkes also are quite cool. I imagine quite a few parents have had to shell out some cash so their kids could print them out. At least they are quite inexpensive.

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Pubudu   10/30/2013 1:35:11 PM
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Lauren, thanks for sharing the slide show.

Elizabeth, true it's cool to have a 3D printing for kids. I believe that when it comes to designing kids will beat the adults' cause that they don't have mental barriers. 

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shehan   10/30/2013 2:42:59 PM
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Another innovative way of using QR codes and smart tags. Thanks to technology shopping is already fun and hassle free. 

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shehan   10/30/2013 2:45:33 PM
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@Elizabeth – I'm sure you would spend quite a lot on customizing your own bag. Impressive to see the technological advancements but not to forget that it will have an impact on your wallet. 

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shehan   10/30/2013 2:47:34 PM
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@Pubudu – Kids already have much freedom to innovation, they now have access to devices and information easily. I wonder what they will come up with 3D printing, their own toys. 

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holograms?
NadineJ   10/30/2013 3:02:39 PM
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What about the use of holograms? Orianne Collins opened a store a few years ago in NY that used holgrams for easy shopping.  I think it closed.  2008 wasn't a good year for the luxury market.

Toyota had an impressive in-store presentation when it launched the Auris a few years ago too. 



 

It would be great to see how the technology has progresed.

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shehan   10/30/2013 10:45:34 PM
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@NadineJ- Do we really have hologram technology, I know few companies researching on it and having some sample equipment.

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taimoortariq   10/31/2013 12:54:14 AM
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Yes, Shehan alot of companies are currently working on hologram imaging. I was reading the article few days back, few companies have managed to make holovisions of small sizes and are now trying to make large sized holovisions possible.

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taimoortariq   10/31/2013 1:06:01 AM
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Its pretty great to see the advancement in this technology. Thanks for sharing this video. It would be great to see this technology as a regular mode of advertisment in the future.

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Elizabeth M   10/31/2013 3:59:56 AM
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I think you're right, Pubudu. Some of the most interesting designs of these products likely will come from the minds of children. The future generation of engineers will certainly have a head start over previous ones with all the technology available to them already.

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