5G, AI, AR reflect the changing retail world on display at CES

ELLIOT MARAS | January 18, 2019

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5G networks and artificial intelligence were the dominant themes at CES 2019 sessions in Las Vegas last week. There is no question that these two technologies, along with augmented and virtual reality, will play big roles in the re-emergence of retail that has begun to unfold. And because interactive kiosks play an important role in making retail more relevant to consumers, kiosk providers not only need to be cognizant of these technologies, but also, they need to utilize them.5G, AI and VR/AR are collaborative in the ways they are making retail experiences more engaging and efficient. 5G networks will enable devices to download and transmit larger amounts of data faster, and support faster implementation of IoT, AI and VR/AR technologies.

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