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Facilities maintenance has long been overlooked by proponents of the internet of things. That’s changing — and the potential savings for companies that adopt data-based operations management is enormous.
Even though digital signage can be as simple as a laptop playing a PowerPoint slideshow hooked up to a display, it’s really designed to reach large audiences.

Millennials have grown up in a connected world defined by rapid technological advancements, and it’s becoming clearer than ever before that to successfully reach them as customers—and the other consumers they lead—the retail industry must embrace the use of IoT connected technologies.  

The Habit Restaurant reduces customer wait times, increases employee productivity, and supports 40 percent growth using Dell tablets with Intel Atom processors and Windows 8.

With the booming popularity of IoT devices like smartwatches, beacons, connected cars, activity monitors and more, marketers might feel overwhelmed when it comes to tapping into the potential of all that data.

As retail stores compete head-to-head with online shopping megastores, retailers are upping their game to lure buyers into the store to make purchases. One ingenious new solution from Treasury Wine Estates and San Francisco app development firm Tactic uses a mobile app and augmented reality (AR) to bring talking wine labels to life for in-store shoppers. 

Chow Sang Sang, a major jewelry retailer from Hong Kong, uses virtual reality in stores -- Mirum's Magic Mirror* 2.0 featuring Intel® RealSenseTM Technology -- to redefine retail experiences.

The retail and luxury industry is undergoing a profound digital transformation, and technology is at the very heart of that change.

With today’s online customers accustomed to getting what they want when they want it, smart retailers are turning to endless aisle kiosks in their brick-and-mortar locations. Integration partner Storeworks helped the nation’s largest sporting goods retailer realize significant sales improvement with the installation of custom kiosks.

The days of customers banging cranky, slow vending machines to get the candy bar to drop from the spiral dispenser are finally over. These smart vending machines, installed with a partner on college campuses throughout the country, carry a variety of products, stream video ads and provide purchasing data. 

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