For the past year, the coronavirus has been turning our world on its head. Rules and practices have changed radically and this is making itself felt on all levels of communication, particularly personal interaction. Working from home and video conferencing are the “new normal”.
Imagine if “talking” products existed in the retail trade. Imagine if every retail surface and every product could act as a stage for brand and product presentation. Your favourite celebrity chef could pop up in the supermarket as a hologram and offer you cooking tips for the products on display on the shelf. When looking for the right golf club, a 3D light figure of your favourite sports star could appear in the room and talk you through the best products available in the sales area. Does that sound like something from the future? Well, it actually already exists today: Mixed Reality makes experiences like this possible.