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Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Interview: Mastercard EVP of North America Marketing & Communications On Retail's Phygital Future

In this sponsored interview from PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 conference, Mastercard's EVP of North America Marketing & Communications, Cheryl Guerin, explains the value of technology to developing a phygital retail experience, as well as why the brand is dropping the name from its logo to let the symbol speak for itself

Health Healthcare Corporation Debuts Experiential Store Promoting Consumer Interactivity

TIENS Group's Experience Store attempts to better understand its consumers' interests and motivations in order to enhance how they shop, offering interactive product demonstrations, facial-scanning technology and more

Features How Banks Are Using Data To Protect Consumers' Privacy

From fingerprint and facial scanning to voice-activation log-in, banks are implementing several different personalized authentication tools to cultivate consumer trust in the institution and to ensure users that their information remains secure

Food & Beverage Sports Fans Can Skip Lines And Buy Beer Using Their Thumbprints

Seattle stadiums are teaming with Clear, a biometrics company, to help sports fans get their concession faster and enjoy the game more

Entertainment Interview: Second Life's Creator On How Virtual Reality Can Help Foster Genuine Connection

In this interview, co-founder of High Fidelity Philip Rosedale discusses how his blockchain-based virtual reality platform enables new and improved ways for people to not only socialize but also genuinely connect, harboring the potential to improve how people and communities around the world relate to one another

Fashion & Apparel Bracelet Allows Consumers To Safely Store Cryptocurrency

Design studio Layer created a stylish accessory meant to make digital currencies more practical and secure for everyday use

Cafe & Restaurant How Brands Are Marshaling Personal Information To Enhance Security And Improve Services

Innovative ways of identifying people serve not only to better secure information but also to streamline the user experiences of various services

Entertainment Concert-Goers Could Skip The Lines With Facial Recognition

Facial recognition will soon be able to associate digital tickets with faces, so event attendees can just walk right inside

Loyalty & Membership How 3 Retailers Are Embracing Body-As-Payment

From automated checkouts to facial recognition, technology is providing new and creative ways to not only expedite but completely revolutionize the in-store checkout process

Retail How Improving Identity Authentication Optimizes Customer Experiences

Utilizing new technologies from facial and voice recognition to connected jewelry, companies can better secure data while making it easier for users to access

Cafe & Restaurant At Alibaba's Cashier-Free Store, A Smile Gets Customers A Discount

Facial recognition rewards happy customers at the Chinese retailer's new brick-and-mortar concept

Design Cycle Brand Will Track Your Stolen Bike

Bike manufacturer Vanmoof has introduced a new Smart Bike that growls like an animal to deter potential thieves and sends an alert to the owner

Technology How Emotion Tracking Provides Insight Into Consumer Behavior

Emotionally sensitive technology allows brands and consumers to analyze responses to products, services and experiences

Automotive Bentley Adapts Biometric Authentication Tech For An SUV Storage Lock

With the touch of a fingerprint, Bentley owners and their family members can securely store their valuables in the vehicle