Do your shopping in Walmart stores in a virtual reality way. Experience buying your product at your leisure without the crowds and long lines in the comfort of your own home.
Customers could wander digital aisles from home and “grab” items, which would be immediately picked and shipped from a fully automated distribution center then instantly add it to a queue for home delivery.
Walmart has a system that would connect shoppers with VR headsets and sensor-packed gloves to a three-dimensional representation in the world’s biggest retailer store.
According to a report from Bloomberg, Walmart has applied for patents for intellectual property that creates a “virtual showroom”.
“Walmart Inc’s technology incubator, Store No 8, said it bought virtual reality startup Spatialand to build VR products for the retailer’s stores and websites” writes Reuters Staff for businessinsider.com. The news comes as retailers seek technology advancements to improve in-store and online customer experience.