Intel has launched ‘The Intel Experience’ exclusively in 50 national Best Buy stores.This new zone will allow everyone, fr om technophobes to tech enthusiasts, the opportunity to explore and play with the newest technologies, such as digital disc jockey remixing, augmented reality gaming and 3D printing.
An Intel study done by Toluna indicated that around 79% of Americans have stated their excitement about being given the opportunity to learn about and test the new technologies, however 50% of Americans are extremely frustrated because they do not have access to the new technologies, other than what they see on television and read about.
Intel offers technology that powers devices such as tablets, PCs, car communication systems and wearable smart bracelets. They plan to bring a new range of technological experiences to The Intel Experience each season in a bid to empower, create wonder and inspire visitors. The area is to be staffed by specially trained Best Buy Blue Shirts. This fall will see four specific offerings for shoppers to experience.
The Product Gallery will offer the latest tablets, laptops and 2-in-1 devices which are powered by Intel processors
Mars Escape Augmented Reality Game makes use of powerful Intel tablets which have been designed to race a Mars Rover. Users will be immersed into an augmented reality world and have the ability to navigate their virtual space rovers in a physical Mars landscape
DJ Remixing Ne-Yo Experience offers budding musical artists the opportunity to experience the feeling of performing in front of thousands of fans in an on-stage, immersive DJ experience on a 2-in-1 device powered by Intel. Along with singer-songwriter Ne-Yo, shoppers will have the facility to remix his tracks and devise a full-stage experience by being given control of the stage lights
The 3D Printing Experience allows visitors to use an Intel-powered, touch-enabled laptop to design a 3D robot model
Best Buy’s Jason Bonfig said they are offering people this opportunity to allow them to see the wide possibilities offered by technology and light up their imaginations.
The Intel Experience will be available across the US. More information can be found about the event, as well as a list of stores wh ere it will take place on the Best Buy website.