Retail Mixer - Digital Interfaces for Real World Shopping
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
Join the popular PARISOMA Mixer series for its Retail Edition, and meet the companies that enhance the shopping experience through digital services and innovative approach.
From virtual vending machines to social recommendations to cashier-less payments, we will explore the latest trends and curate the conversation directly with over 200 leaders and innovators in the industry. Daring entrepreneurs launching a startup can rub shoulders with executives from established retail brands, investors, and providers serving all businesses from malls to indie shops.
Stay tuned for the full list of companies that will demo their products or present their platform! If you are interested in the future of retail, check out our mini-study 5 ways to keep retail customers loyal by PARISOMA's parent firm faberNovel. As seen on ReadWrite.
IQ Engines provides image recognition solutions that identify the content in photos. Our APIs for Mobile Visual Search and Smart Albums make it easy to integrate image recognition into your products. Mobile Visual Search is for retailers, mobile commerce providers, e-commerce websites and consumer brands who want to make it convenient for people to “point, snap and find” your products. With Mobile Visual Search, users just snap a photo to find product info or comparison shop on the fly. Mobile Visual Search uses image recognition technology to identify packaged goods, logos and print media so customers can search, discover and engage with your products.
With the aisle411 platform, retailers, app publishers and brand advertisers can leverage indoor location data and searchable indoor maps to monetize and enhance the mobile user experience. Retailers and brands can deliver timely and relevant messaging to shoppers at the final point of consideration by leveraging aisle411's proprietary context-aware product recommendation engine. aisle411 collects, organizes and monetizes product inventory and location data through a mobile engagement platform, bringing simplicity to in-store search and navigation. aisle411's proprietary data management and mapping engines integrate with product inventory systems and space planning software to quickly scale data-rich mobile indoor maps and search utility.
Goodzer is a local shopping service that gives you the best way to find all sorts of products in all kinds of stores nearby. You’ll be amazed by the wide variety of products you can find right around the corner! By wide variety, we mean way beyond the gadgets you can get at any superstore. All sorts of items — big, small, or obscure — from cocktail dresses to baby carriers to bike brakes. Things you need now. And not just from national chains, but from unique boutiques and small stores that can be easily missed.
Modo converts redemptions into payments, and makes payments mobile. Modo allows people to redeem offers and pay for things at their favorite stores, using only their mobile phone. When people check-in to Modo at the store, they get instant access to offers, promotions, and deals from a wide variety of sources. When they checkout using Modo, everyone in the offer/deal value chain gets immediate verification and payment for the transaction. Plus, the consumer can use any card they want to fund their part of the purchase. The purchase information for payments using Modo improves the value of the next set of offers on both sides of the equation.
Elliott does research and consulting work focused on emotion modeling. He is in the 4th year of his PhD at the MIT Media Lab, studying under Dr. Rosalind Picard in the Affective Computing Lab. Elliott has worked at a variety of companies including Google X, the LEGO Group, Hasbro, and IBM.
Rena Tom is a strategist for creative business owners. She assists product designers and shopkeepers with the intricacies of small-batch manufacturing and boutique retail. Rena’s latest venture is a unique coworking space and clubhouse for creative freelancers, Makeshift Society. Previously, she owned Rare Device, a boutique and art gallery with locations in New York and San Francisco that was renowned in publications like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Lucky, Real Simple, Food and Wine and Martha Stewart Weddings. Rena has also operated a successful jewelry design and invitation design business; during the first Web boom, she was a web content management consultant. She lives in San Francisco.
Perkville is a revolutionary service that empowers any local business to create a loyalty program in minutes. Perkville is free for users to join and offers monthly subscription plans for businesses.
Belly is a universal loyalty program that offers exceptional rewards at the businesses you love, giving boring loyalty campaigns a good kick in the pants! Belly offers one customer loyalty card (and iPhone & Android App) to replace the rest. Earn a free cup of coffee at the joint down the street or the opportunity to name a sandwich at your local deli. For the first time, consumers can have their cake and eat it too, or at least have the option of shoving their baker’s face into it.
Modern consumers are interested in what they are putting into their bodies and the story behind those products today more than ever before. With the vast amount of information available on the internet this has created a new opportunity for retail brands to connect with consumers and tell their story. Amara is a new type of beverage that utilizes two specific fruits and electrolytes to deliver the functionality consumers need using only the natural ingredients they want. The Amara team has also worked with major retailers like Whole Foods to bring the meta data consumers and brands interact with everyday into the brick and mortar stores they shop in, helping bridge the retail gap between the online world and the retail world.
Micello is the leading provider of comprehensive indoor venue maps for mapping and navigation companies, retailers, hospital groups, mobile carriers and application developers. We create the indoor venue maps and navigation content that powers locations based solutions around the world. Micello officially unveiled at the DEMOFall 2009 conference in San Diego and has been featured in national newspapers and popular technology blogs around the world. And since launching publicly in September 2009, Micello has mapped thousands of locations throughout the world. We've been featured on VentureBeat, ReadWriteWeb, and TechCrunch, and the company has won numerous awards at tech conferences. The company was founded in 2007, is privately held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with international offices in Japan and India.
Produk.me provides a consumer intimacy platform that connects brands directly with consumers to drive intelligent/automatic product registration and product tracking to deliver post purchase services and data. For brands, we improve brand stickiness, help improve products, drive down care costs and increase revenues on post purchase services discovery. We help brands analyze and monetize upon consumer product graph and social graph data.
Fiverun provides a tablet solution that helps retailers provide product advice, gift registries and checkout customers, from anywhere in the store. Consumers love our solution as it bridges the best of the online shopping experience they love, to a physical retail store. Retailers love Fiverun as the average shopping cart size powered by our solution increases by 20%, captures future product purchase intent and is a cloud based solution which integrates easily to their existing retail environment.
Perch Interactive is a New York City-based startup. Its product, PERCH, is a retail display technology that turns any table surface into a dynamic, hands-on interactive display. PERCH displays encourage shoppers to touch and pick up products, and rewards them for doing so with information, product videos, and brand-specific media -- all presented in the immediate vicinity of the product itself.
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We are especially interested in hearing about products or services in the fields of curation platforms, mobile payment, tablet-based catalogs, social Shopping, subscription-based shopping, brand advocacy, loyalty solutions, 3D printing, social marketing, augmented reality, NFC applications, retail UX design.
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