Virtual Reality

Analysis How Brands Like Macy's Are Making The Shopper Journey Interactive With Augmented Engagement

From PSFK's Reinventing Retail Through Experience-First Shopping report, here's how four brands are leveraging mixed reality technology to engage customers at every touchpoint

Brand Activation & Immersion Samsung Experience Stores Bring Tech Playgrounds To U.S. Malls

The tech brand's immersive, discovery-led locations let customers try out its expansive product selection to encourage better engagement while also helping malls' business

Home Zillow Elevates The Online Real Estate Search With Virtual Reality

Zillow's 3D Home tool allows agents to give immersive VR tours of real estate for sale, striving to make the digital consumer experience more authentic

Beauty YSL's Coachella Beauty Pop-Up Is A Gas Station For Cosmetics

The luxury retailer's Coachella activation will feature retro aesthetics, virtual reality, customizable lipstick bullets, expert makeovers and more

Entertainment VR Platform Lets Shoppers Experience Scents Virtually

Japan's infotech corporation NEC partnered with VR-focused venture capital firm VAQSO to enable olfactory VR experiences for online shoppers

Features How Airports Like JFK Are Delighting Travelers With Pre-Boarding Entertainment

From PSFK's Reinvigorating The Airport Experience, here's how four leading airports are investing in tech-based entertainment activations to enliven the pre-boarding experience

Children How Retailers Like Disney Are Actively Engaging Customers With Gamified Storytelling

Retail pioneers are linking mixed reality with gaming technology for an actively engaging storytelling experience

Packaging & Product Engagement Macy's Store Shoppers Can Experience Retail's Largest VR Installation

The big-box retailer is partnering with Marxent VR tech company to enable the biggest in-store retail implementation of virtual reality yet, letting furniture shoppers test out wares in a virtual world of their creation

Events How Brands Like KLM Build Community Through Virtual Connection

Interactive technologies help build authentic, virtual connections between brands and consumers around the world

Fashion & Apparel How Brands Like H&M Use Mixed Reality To Enable Multisensory, Immersive Experiences

Innovative retailers are leveraging virtual & augmented reality technology to build interactive engagements that showcase a brand's story from an entertaining perspective

Gaming & Play Walmart VR Experience Turns Big Box Retailer Into An Entertainment Destination

Showcasing the launch of its merchandising startup, Walmart partners with Dreamworks Animation for a virtual-reality parking lot popup inviting shoppers to enter the realm of How To Train Your Dragon

Automotive Future Ford Vehicles Could Be Designed In Virtual Reality

The automaker's use of Gravity Sketch VR design is poised to revolutionize the process, enabling designers to not only sketch in 3D but also place themselves inside of the vehicle, enabling more life-like and faster-to-market creation

Retail Coty Lets Store Shoppers Discover Its Fragrances In Multisensory VR Experience

The beauty brand launched a fragrance discovery experience that uses touch, smell, sound and sight to take visitors to its Buenos Aires store on an immersive journey

Loyalty & Membership Players Can Brush Shoulders With Celebrities In A Social Virtual Reality World

Staramba is a digital platform where members can buy virtual real estate next door to famous soccer players, musicians and more, training with Cristiano Ronaldo or hanging with Paris Hilton