Now Shoppers on Amazon Can Try On Shoes Virtually Using Their Smartphone
Amazon Fashion announced the launch of Virtual Try-On for Shoes, an interactive mobile experience that uses augmented reality.
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This new experience will help customers visualize how a pair of shoes will look on themselves from every angle and to better inform purchasing decisions, from the comfort of their home or on the go.
Customers using the Amazon shopping app on iOS can use Virtual Try-On for Shoes to visualize thousands of sneaker styles from brands including New Balance, adidas, Reebok, Puma, Superga, Lacoste, Asics, and Saucony.
Once they select a shoe, customers can tap the “Virtual Try-On” button on the product detail page and point the camera on their mobile device at their feet to see how the shoes will look on.
Users can then move their feet to see how the shoe looks from every angle and use the carousel to easily swap colors of the same style without needing to exit the experience.
Customers also have the option of taking a photo of their virtual try-on experience and sharing the image with friends on social media by clicking the “Share” icon.
“Amazon Fashion’s goal is to create innovative experiences that make shopping for fashion online easier and more delightful for customers.”Muge Erdirik Dogan, president of Amazon Fashion
“We’re excited to introduce Virtual Try-On for Shoes, so customers can try on thousands of styles from brands they know and love at their convenience, wherever they are. We look forward to listening and learning from customer feedback as we continue to enhance the experience and expand to more brands and styles,” added Dogan.
Amazon Virtual Try-On Enables Brands to Showcase Their Products Better
Virtual Try-On for Shoes also provides brands a new way to showcase their products and to make shopping for their styles easier and more interactive.
“Innovation and elevating consumer experiences are at the core of New Balance.”Melissa Worth, senior vice president of North America at New Balance
“We’re excited to showcase our footwear selection in Amazon Fashion’s Virtual Try-On for Shoes as we continue to look for immersive ways to engage our shared customer base,” added Worth.
Amazon customers in the US and Canada, using the Amazon shopping app on iOS, are able to access the augmented reality powered experience now by going to amazon.com/virtualtryon.
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Editorial Note: This post is from a Company Press Release and may have been modified for clarity.