Welcome to the latest edition of The Briefing, a little inspiration highlighting innovations, news, and insights that have caught our eye. Thanks to David W, Mick, Emma C and Leah for these contributions.
The Outernet hosted a metaverse retail experience where physical fashion and digital wearables were combined. The immersive entertainment district creates new ways for communities to experience music, arts and culture through the latest immersive technology. https://bit.ly/3bFtrGy
As temperatures soared to 40 degrees in London, White Claw offered a chance to cool off with their cooling wall that absorbs body heat! A combination of heat-proof paint and touch-activated cooling mats lowered the body temperature of those in Shoreditch. https://bit.ly/3PZAdpH
Boots has taken to the sky with its first drone delivering prescriptions from Portsmouth to the Isle of White! Boots are looking to explore the wider use of technology in the future to benefit transport time and economic efficiency. https://bit.ly/3OHaL6Q
Best Buy’s digital-first store is one of many brands reevaluating their use of physical stores post-pandemic. Their new smaller space will have a curated product selection on display, stock in the back and a digital service bringing the two together. https://bit.ly/3bcBdr4
Lastly, get creative with AI-generated art and create scenes of anything you can imagine, just with a collage and a prompt! https://bit.ly/3OGJzov
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