Hointer leverages QR codes to sell jeans

QR Codes shopping for men

Hointer brings QR codes to men’s fashion Hointer, a new tech-savvy clothing retailer, has opened its first branch in Seattle, Washington. The store caters to men’s fashion by selling a wide variety of jeans. While the opening of a new clothing store is rarely a noteworthy event, Hointer is significantly different from traditional retailers. The store in Seattle has no checkout stands, no cash registers, no sales associates, and only one pair of jeans for every brand that the store represents. Retailer uses QR codes to sell products Hointer is…

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Microsoft shows off their new augmented reality mirror called Holoflector

Microsoft is currently working on a new type of augmented reality system that could change the way people see themselves. The famed technology company showed off a series of prototypes this week at the Microsoft TechForum event in Redmond, Washington, for their new augmented reality mirror called the “Holoflector.” While the name may sound a little corny, the technology behind the system is the true star. Microsoft claims that their system is one of the most advanced AR systems and was eager to show off how it worked. The Holoflector…

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2D codes used to help travelers navigate

The city of Port Townsend, Washington, has announced that it will be using QR codes and Microsoft Tags to their maps of the city. Town Graphics, a company that specializes in creating interactive maps, will be providing hand-drawn pictorial maps of the Olympic Peninsula Victorian town. The company has provided two mock-ups that provide proof of concept of the endeavor. The codes on the mock-up maps link to sponsors videos on YouTube. The company is making use of the versatility of the codes, taking advantage of the fact that the…

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