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Walking about stores online
“Cubeyou” is a web toolbox – still being designed - that lets people have a virtual tour not only around streets like google street view, but also inside the shops and the hotels within the city of Milan.
Why it matters
Getting people inside your stores digitally is a great way to drive real traffic. Is this digital shop tour experience and a possible link to companies e-commerce websites a step further in the realisation of the real world shopping experience online?
Hi-tech, augmented reality video goggles aren’t the next James Bond gadget but something you’ll already find being tested at Mercedes factories in Germany. They allow you to view a screen with information to aid your work, such as the location of materials needed for the car manufacture.
Toymaker Hasbro and Google Inc. recently launched the global online multiplayer game, based on the board game Monopoly. Players start out with 3 million virtual dollars and the object of the game is to become the richest property magnate in the world. The interface uses both Google Maps and OpenStreetMap.