McDonald’s Brings Virtual Reality Into Its Restaurants
A Singapore branch of the popular fast food chain is innovating its locations with emerging technologies
On the east coast of Singapore, a McDonald’s branch is trying to change things up by incorporating trending technology into its physical space. From virtual reality, to phone charging stations the newly outfitted stores offer a technological experience. They have set up virtual reality kiosks with Google Cardboard for patrons to take virtual tours of the shop they are already in
Of a more exciting nature, they have also installed a shadow wall using Microsoft Kinect which children and adults can play with by moving the shadows of staple characters in McDonald’s advertising. Lastly, they have catered to costumers’ needs by adding useful phone chargers around the store, both wired and wireless, in addition to efficient touchscreen cashiers.