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Software & systems

Software & systems Archives

Why human experience should be at the heart of retail tech

Top retailers focus on consumers’ perceived and actual experiences with technology, not how impressive the technology is...

Storytelling is key: Formula 1 drives push into the metaverse

Alfa Romeo has partnered with AR platform JigSpace to bring its F1 business into the metaverse. Here, we talk to JigSpac...

Why Peloton’s new exercise platform Lanebreak taps into the power of gaming

Through a partnership with Warner Music Group, Peloton has created exercise regimes that scale between four different di...

How Australia’s largest online art retailer is bringing NFTs to the masses

Bluethumb is launching a new standalone website for digital art, where customers will be able to purchase still images, ...

Cue, Bianca Spender kick off digital transformation program in Australia

For the next six months, the AFC will shepherd brands such as Cue, Bianca Spender and Daniel Avakian through a course to...

Apple to let iPhones accept credit cards without extra hardware

The new feature will instead turn the iPhone into a payment terminal, allowing merchants to accept payments with the tap...

Step aside, luxury retail: Walmart is entering the metaverse

The biggest retailer in the world has reportedly filed several trademark applications that suggest it plans to create it...

Tasty TV: Japanese professor creates lickable screen

"The goal is to make it possible for people to have the experience of something like eating at a restaurant on the other...

What Nike’s NFT acquisition says about the future of virtual fashion

Nike has solidified its frontrunner position in the race to dominate the metaverse with its recent acquisition of NFT st...

Tech experts scramble to address critical software bug as hackers strike

The vulnerability, known as Log4j, comes from a popular open source product that helps software developers track changes...

Meet the Aussie smart farm that made a statement at COP26

A Queensland banana farm that supplies the nation's biggest supermarkets is taking part in an innovative trial to minimi...

Carrefour’s Flash 10/10 c-store deploys avatars and AI to speed purchases

Paris' Flash 10/10 concept store has been described as "one of the stores with the most advanced technology in the world...

Meet Outer – the US outdoor furniture brand curing ‘wet butt syndrome’

The online retailer has just launched in Australia, bringing its clever product design, desire to get people outdoors, a...

Nikeland is just the beginning of Nike’s bid to win over Generation Alpha

The sports giant has created a virtual world on Roblox designed to get kids moving, though its ultimate goal may be to c...

New Zealand tech firm looks to solve online shoe sizing

A New Zealand retail tech company, StrutFit, is aiming to help footwear retailers replicate an instore experience to hel...