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How 5G Will Impact Augmented and Virtual Reality Use

April 15, 2019

Via: CMSWire

A recent study by Gartner regarding the use of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) suggests that by next year, 100 million consumers will be using both technologies for shopping online and in-store. Gartner writes in a statement that both have the potential to shake up the customer experience by individualizing retailers’ offers and enabling customers to visualize products in different settings — if the technology is developed enough and if the infrastructure behind can support it.

To date this has been a struggle largely because to support AR and VR environments devices need to be able to access and manage huge amounts of data, among other things.

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