Etsy Mobile App Has New Augmented Reality Feature

Etsy IOS app showing augmented reality feature

Etsy launched a new augmented reality feature on its IOS mobile app that enables buyers to visualize items like photography, paintings, and prints as if they were hanging in their own homes or office. One of the major challenges when purchasing art-style products online is trying to visualize how they may look and fit with […]

5 Technological Innovations Rocking Ecommerce

Technology Rocks Ecommerce

The proliferation of mobile and Wi-Fi technology means just about every consumer is connected via cloud data services. With smartphones in nearly every pocket, consumers rely on ecommerce to make many of their spending decisions. The reliance makes it critically important to provide a truly unique user experience to successfully engage consumers in the ecommerce […]

Virtual Makeup Trial With YouTube’s AR Feature

YouTube AR on Mobile phone

Online beauty retailers will benefit loads from using YouTube’s latest feature that offers realistic, virtual product samples. Google announced recently a new YouTube feature that lets online shoppers try on makeup products before buying them. Called AR Beauty Try-On, the tool was built using augmented reality technology that lets the audience of a makeup tutorial […]

Shopify Embraces Apple AR Quick Look to Bring Augmented Reality to Merchants

eCommerce technology continues to evolve as online retailers search for better and easier ways to present products. Augmented Reality is the next holy grail in eCommerce as it is poised to transform mobile shopping from a 2D experience to a 3D experience. Imagine if you looked at a vase for your living room side table […]

Facebook F8 Developer Conference Highlights

Today, Facebook kicked off its annual developer conference, dubbed F8. As is typical for this conference, Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the day with a keynote address. Looking a lot more relaxed than during the Senate hearings, he discussed how the company is taking a broader view of their responsibility by not only giving people powerful tools, […]

eBay Shows Off Augmented Reality in New Shipping Tool

eBay posted a video showing off how to use a new augmented reality tool for shipping. In the video, Thai Hai Pham, the product manager who created the AR feature shows viewers how easy it is to find the right box and shipping service to ship a sold item. Built on Google’s ARCore platform, which […]

eBay Exploring Augmented Reality and Seller Credits

Yesterday we highlighted eBay CEO Devin Wenig’s talk at the annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco. But it appears there was some more news from an interview Bloomberg had with Mohan Patt, eBay’s Vice President of buyer experiences. According to Bloomberg, eBay is expected to roll out new augmented reality features on […]

Amazon Patents a ‘Smart Mirror’ to Help You Try On Virtual Clothes

amazon smart mirror

Amazon has secured a patent a week ago for “blended reality systems and methods.” The Smart Mirror is a great leap from Amazon’s Echo Look camera, which was noted by a CNN article as a part camera, part Alexa, and part fashionista. The blended augmented reality systems combine images reflected by a mirror with the […]