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How Augmented Reality Delivers a Holistic Retail Experience to Customers

  • HT Media Team
  • June 16th, 2021
A hand holding a smartphone depicting an Augmented Reality application

From Fad to Brand Differentiator Augmented Reality (AR) technology is no longer a far-fetched possibility in retail. Once a nice-to-have technology, AR has quickly become a necessity for retailers. In fact, the year 2020 was the beginning of mass consumer uptake of AR technology in retail with the COVID-19 outbreak forcing people to be housebound […]

Top 4 Benefits of Virtual Reality in Your Real Estate Marketing Plan

  • HT Media Team
  • June 16th, 2021
A hand holding a tablet, depicting a 3D rendering of a property and foliage.

  Imagine visiting every corner of your potential dream home without even leaving your bed. Today, an increasing number of real estate businesses are embracing Virtual Reality (VR) technology to offer a more realistic, engaging and dynamic house-hunting experience for clients. Virtual tours are empowering consumers to explore a property without the risk of exposure […]

Retail Stores of the Future: 5 Ways 5G Will Revolutionize Customer Experience

  • HT Media Team
  • June 15th, 2021
A hand holding a phone showing fast internet connectivity.

You walk into a grocery store and take out your mobile phone. In the store’s artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled application, you upload your shopping list for the day. Using lightning-fast 5G technology, that list transmits to a nearby mobile edge computing server that maps out the exact locations, stock status and alternatives to your items – […]

4 Potential Impacts of 5G-Enabled Classrooms of Tomorrow

  • HT Media Team
  • June 8th, 2021
A boy wearing a Virtual Reality headset sits in front of a computer.

  In March 2021, when students of North Lanarkshire in Scotland returned to school, they were in for an enormous surprise. They were treated to a unique 360-degree experience of how it feels to float in outer space, dive deep under the ocean and even climb to the peak of Mount Everest – all thanks […]

Extended Reality in Healthcare: Why Medical Marketers Should Be Excited

  • HT Media Team
  • June 4th, 2021
Indoors shot of doctor using virtual reality glasses.

Imagine a sick and elderly patient in a remote village consulting with a renowned medical specialist without ever leaving their home. Or, a medical student practicing surgical techniques at home in a fully virtual setting, rather than in a medical laboratory. These are just two of the endless scenarios made possible by the rising application […]