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17th July 2011

Photo reblogged from Emergent Futures Tumblelog with 80 notes

emergentfutures:

Now you can buy groceries using augmented reality, in South Korean subway stations

Called E-Marts, these virtual stores are stocked by supermarkets like European grocery store giant Tesco and Home Plus - but they sell their goods via glowing pictures on subway platforms. Shoppers waiting for a train can simply look at the walls to view potential groceries, scan the respective QR codes with their smartphone, and then have their groceries delivered by the time they reach their homes.

Paul Higgins: a great example of how technology can change a market. They have replicated the real life store - all the products are the same. For the time poor use of 5 minutes on the train station could be a godsend and change behaviour. Another example of reducing the time between stimulus and action (not always a good thing)

via @rossdawson

Full Story: io9

Whole Foods: Do this now. Or if you are another supermarket that wants to steal me away from Whole Foods, you can do this now. DC Metro is waiting for your call.

emergentfutures:

Now you can buy groceries using augmented reality, in South Korean subway stations

Called E-Marts, these virtual stores are stocked by supermarkets like European grocery store giant Tesco and Home Plus - but they sell their goods via glowing pictures on subway platforms. Shoppers waiting for a train can simply look at the walls to view potential groceries, scan the respective QR codes with their smartphone, and then have their groceries delivered by the time they reach their homes.

Paul Higgins: a great example of how technology can change a market. They have replicated the real life store - all the products are the same. For the time poor use of 5 minutes on the train station could be a godsend and change behaviour. Another example of reducing the time between stimulus and action (not always a good thing)

via @rossdawson

Full Story: io9

Whole Foods: Do this now. Or if you are another supermarket that wants to steal me away from Whole Foods, you can do this now. DC Metro is waiting for your call.

Tagged: qrcodestechnology

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    Neato! Man America is dumb.
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  12. nanagyesie said: Incredible
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    "edible food like substances" :$
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    Pretty cool
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    This is sick
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    This is too legit. But scary at the same time.
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    Insane. This sort of thing makes me feel quite behind the times in the US. However, I’m glad we don’t have live crabs in...
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    Now you can buy groceries using augmented reality, in South Korean subway stations Called E-Marts, these virtual stores...
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    Swagg
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