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A Wakeup Call to Fashion Retail: 5 rules for reinvention- Go virtual

A Wakeup Call to Fashion Retail: 5 rules for reinvention- Go virtual

Apr 23, 2015

A Wakeup Call to Fashion Retail: Let’s Get Radical (via apparel.edgl.com) It’s no secret that the fashion industry is still struggling to find strong solutions to meet today’s consumer expectations. The stakes are high. Shoppers want frequent selections of new styles and the ability to get apparel anytime, anywhere. To be consistently...

Apple Retail: Square partner to sell iPad-based Square Stand

Apple Retail: Square partner to sell iPad-based Square Stand

Jul 9, 2013

via 9to5mac.com Apple Retail, Square partner to sell iPad-based Square Stand beginning July 9 Jack Dorsey’s Square payments company has teamed up with Apple to sell the new Square Stand point-of-sale system through Apple’s large chain of retail stores, according to multiple sources. The Square Stand is an iPad accessory that works with the Square Register...

Apple’s fingerprint sensor encapsulation tech could be headed for future iPhone

Apple’s fingerprint sensor encapsulation tech could be headed for future iPhone

Jun 20, 2013

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple filing for a unique encapsulation structure which holds both a fingerprint sensor and its conductive bezel, allowing for a smaller, more protective final component suitable for a mobile device. Fingerprint sensor surface array (16), die (14) and bezels (18). | Source: USPTO Apple’s...

IBM i Security Firm Looks To Mobile Biometrics For Growth

IBM i Security Firm Looks To Mobile Biometrics For Growth

Jun 3, 2013

via IBM i Security Firm Looks To Mobile Biometrics For Growth Published: June 3, 2013 by Alex Woodie The day is fast approaching when people who need access to sensitive data will be able to authenticate themselves using biometrics embedded right on their smart phone. Industry experts anticipate Apple to embed a biometric scanner of some sort into the next...

A Wild New Display by Apple that could conceal a Camera, Strobe Flash and/or biometric sensor- Fingerprint Scanner

A Wild New Display by Apple that could conceal a Camera, Strobe Flash and/or biometric sensor- Fingerprint Scanner

May 31, 2013

Apple Invents a Wild New Display that could conceal a Camera, Strobe Flash and/or Fingerprint Scanner until Needed Every once and a while a very cool idea emerges in a patent that puts a smile on our faces just because we know that Jony Ive and his team (the Crazy Ones) have come up with yet another aesthetically minded industrial design. Today’s little...