Alcatel-Lucent, Verizon showcase m-commerce apps at CES

Verizon Wireless and Alcatel-Lucent are showcasing mobile commerce applications at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Using interconnected demos, the connected retail shopping service combines 3D telepresence, video conferencing, cloud computing and ultra-high bandwidth connectivity over 4G LTE.

As part of the demo, a consumer receives a coupon through an NFC-enabled device which can then be redeemed via an interactive Virtual Personal Stylist (VPS) kiosk. The demo includes technology and cloud-based processing from CradlePoint, Systech, TelePresence Tech, [TC]2, Vidyo and VisionMAX. Following CES, the demos will be featured i n the Verizon LTE Innovation Centre in Waltham, Mass.

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