At PSFK’s Future of Retail 2016 even in San Francisco, Keith Mercier, IBM Watson’s Worldwide Retail leader, shared insights into the powerful tools IBM Watson brings to the table to change the face of retail. To download the full Future of Retail 2016 report, visit psfk.com/future-of-retail
Four themes that will shape 2017:
A New Singularity explores the creative, cultural and technological innovations that allow people people to express themselves in new hyper-individualized ways.
Touch Enabled World delves into the world of simulated environments and how performance-enabled fabrics will allow people to use gestures as the physical world begins to incorporate a digital overlay.
Life Partnering highlights contextual and intelligent services that offer intimate, relevant and personal support during quotidian tasks evolving over the course of a lifespan.
Closed-Loop Community investigates how distributed tech will connect citizens no matter where they are to offer intelligent services to people in every corner of the world.