If you melt the thought of waking up to the Jarvis-powered smart window from the opening minutes of Marvel's Iron Man Iron Man the affiliate home device manufacturer CareOS is here to get your playboy billionaire philanthropist dreams true.
At CES 2019, the company presented Artemis Smart Mirror, a device that provides health and wellness focused personal computing to a wall reflecting display for salons, namely Wella Professionals hair salon brand from the beauty company Coty,
With touch-free gesture recognition, voice commands and a video camera (and a privacy cover), the smart mirror is capable of delivering desktop and mobile computer, a voice-enabled assistant, connected device control and computer vision-based strengthened reality competence to the users. The smart mirror also enables interactivity, ranging from teleconferencing and messaging to heads-up display of weather and air quality messages and training tips, as well as integration with other smart devices, such as showers and scales.
"Last year, we launched the first health, beauty and wellness platform for the connected bathroom at CES. Our goal was to help consumers make healthier decisions and take advantage of cutting edge technology in the bathroom without compromising privacy," says Chloe Szulzinger. founder of CareOS in a statement. "This year, we are introducing the most advanced smart mirror on the market that allows consumers to manage their own health and well-being in a whole new way with an ecosystem of devices they can utilize."
But you will probably need a control account that can be compared to Tony Stark or T & # 39; Challa to get one of these to your home, as Artemis is sold at $ 20,000. For those with the household budget to bring one of these homes, then little Timmy can brush their teeth with fun AR effects. If not, you need to choose a mobile dental hygiene experience.
As for the average consumer, the more likely interactions with Artemis when it begins to be delivered during the second half of 2019 will Come through salons and hotels that choose to install the units in their companies. One of CareOS 'early dealers, Coty, worked with the company to adapt Artemis to its Wella Professionals salon brand. Previously, Coty used another smart makeup mirror, developed in partnership with computer vision company PERCH Interactive and augmented reality firm Holition, at its Bourjois store in Paris.
"We are incredibly excited about this breakthrough innovation, which allows hair professors original image and beauty creators to consult with their clients to the next level," said Laura Simpson, marketing director of Coty Professional Beauty, in a statement.
"With the new Wella Professionals Smart Mirror, customers can have an even more customized session with their stylist, visualize their desired color before the application, and maintain the relationship and service after the salon visit. Collaborated with stylists, with this new tool we enable them To build stronger consultations and relationships with their customers, which is crucial for our industry. "
In fact, most of the strengthened reality of Artemis specifically caters to the beauty and cosmetics industry. The smart mirror can facilitate virtual trial experiences that allow customers to see shades of lipstick or eyeliner on the interactive display and offer enhanced reality tutorials that show customers to use makeup or make hair to arrive at the celebrity flu look that they covet. In Coty's implementation for Wella Professionals, the smart mirror will utilize the Perfect Corps YouCam platform for live hair color testing.
While virtual trial experiences are common among mobile AR apps and other smart mirrors, Artemis also offers 360 degree video recording. This makes it possible for customers to see progress in the hair style during their salon appointments.
Artemis also has a few other computer vision drums. With face recognition, retailers can personalize the customer's experience by recommending purchases based on a customer's shopping history or suggesting salon services based on their personal preferences. At the same time, object recognition makes it possible for customers to keep products up to the smart mirror and access other virtual trials and AR tutorials.
"This breakthrough ecosystem provides stylists and addresses many of the pain points associated with the salon hair color category," says Elodie Levy, director of digital innovation at Coty. "Clients fear getting an unexpected color result and the use of increased reality to try hair color shades in the salon is a game changer to address this challenge. In addition, we have created a flexible and portable platform that can be scaled across salons of all sizes, a big step to reinventing the salon experience for everyone. "
While the CareOS gameplay dazzles the audience with futuristic user cases, it should be noted that the video is CGI heavy as a Marvel movie. That is not to say that Artemis are all smoke and mirrors, but handle your expectations of the product accordingly. Or, if you are at CES, stop living with CareOS parent company Baracoda Group to see if the smart mirror matches the marketing.