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Philips lights the way for consumers

The tech company has introduced a retailer lighting system that talks to smartphones.

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SXSW blog: The maker movement

Printing entire buildings or airplane wings? How about 3D printing with silkworms? Check out cool tech from the conference.

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Ryerson’s Transmedia Zone experiments with storytelling

The Toronto incubator is hunting for agencies and brands to submit projects that help evolve the transmedia space.

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SXSW blog: Wearables are the future

BBDO’s Linda Carte looks at how these devices will change the conversation around security and health.

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Smart fashion

CuteCircuit’s LED- and sensor-infused duds are lighting up the runway.

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Cisco to build an Internet of Everything Centre

The company’s new innovation lab is under construction and hunting for brand partners.

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Interaxon’s mind games

The brainwave-sensing headband maker has already partnered with Microsoft for games you can control with your mind.

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Tomorrow’s retail tech today

The store of the future is already here, and it’s imitating the web while getting smaller and smarter.

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Shopper Marketing Forum: Tech to track

From virtual reality planograms to digital wallets, we peek at some hot tech emerging in the retail space.

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Hacking Netflix

Want to hack your brand? Take inspiration from these sanctioned improvements from the movie giant.

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Emotion vs logic: How do you decide?

Sometimes the brain knows what the mouth can’t say. True Impact’s Diana Lucaci makes the case for neuromarketing.

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Wearable upstarts

From a bracelet that identifies your heartbeat to a brainwaves-measuring headband, cool tech is right in your backyard.

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Kiwi clips onto the wearable trend

The device responds to sound, movement and temperature, and could be a great market-research tool, says its founder.

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A feel for the future

What under-the-radar tech could make touching screens a totally new sensation? KBS+’s Cameron Wykes takes a look.

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Back page: The first known instance of future-proofing

Illustrator Gary Clement takes us back in time.