Alibaba who is the regarded as the E-commerce colossal today launched its VR shopping bonanza during your weekend with a global VR frenzy environment. Alibaba’s Buy+ will now allow their users to select from a wide range of apparel and accessories with the help of the immersive technology along with 360-degree panoramic view and in a bonus; you will get assistance from a shopping assistant in a form of a robot. It is a new technology of the year, which is being explored according to Zhuang Zhuoran who is currently serving as the mobile technology director of Alibaba.
Chris Tung, who is the Alibaba’s chief marketing officer, further said that their company is looking forward to help the consumers to have a look into the future of shopping with the help of these brimming technologies. Exploring these technologies in the shopping world would require some patience. As when top VR headset makers are here, then it is up to us to use this technology and promote its usage too.
If one sees from a consumer perspective, there are hard wares which cost a lot, but have limited scope in the other branches other than gaming. This may prove advantageous as it may remove the illusion of obstacles created by technology. Xu Jing is a 25-year-old visited to the Taobao Maker Festival, where Alibaba showcased its technology dipped in VR said about this brand new experience for a new trend of online shopping and made her more excited.
Alibaba launched its VR strategy with the help of Gnome Magic Lab in March and the lab has now been able to complete hundreds of product models for Buy+. But, it will require some time to get fully launched on the platform like this. There are many firms in the field that is embracing VR technology and imbibed into it to provide more and more comfort and pleasure with the latest brimming technology.