Sunday, May 22, 2011

Apple enlists iPads for retail signage | Apple Talk - CNET News

Confirming reports from earlier this week, Apple is moving forward on plans to put iPads to work in its retail stores, not just as display models, but as tools to sell its other products.

In Australia and other countries, where it's already Sunday, Apple stores have opened with a new setup that makes use of iPads as informational tools to customers around the store, taking the place of the paper-based informational signs next to the company's products.

As blog Mac Prices Australia has snapped from a local store, and picked up by Macstories, the encased iPads display information about nearby products, such as prices and configurations to let customers compare, and customize models. There's also the option to page a retail employee to come over to provide assistance. Read More

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