Wal-Mart is developing virtual reality for shopping

A network of famous American stores Wal-Mart started working on an online shopping project that uses virtual reality. The project got named Store No. 8 and is aimed at helping people pick out clothes to purchase without leaving home. What makes this project stand out is that a user can create his 3D double using a smart phone app and try on various outfits online. This way, the buyer will be able to see how this or that item looks on him.

The shares of Wal-Mart (Wal-Mart Stores Inc.) have risen by 3.6% since mid-October and will continue the growth based on the news. Trading will be available during the American session, from 13:40 to 20:00 GMT.

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