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Russia: This Apple iGravestone will change the way we remember the dead01:35

Russia: This Apple iGravestone will change the way we remember the dead

Russian Federation, Moscow
October 29, 2014 at 15:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

The international exhibition of funeral services named Necropolis 2014 was held at VDNKH in Moscow, Monday. The exhibition caters for the needs of undertakers presenting a range of international and domestic products and services, with coffins of all shapes and sizes on display

One such coffin was made of gold and priced at a million roubles (€18,290/$23,300), while a variety of gravestones were also on display. One exhibitor also showcased a digital iGravestone, enabling the bereaved to choose pictures which then appear on the gravestone long after burial.

One member of the funeral parlour industry commented he believes the industry has great potential, with new innovations producing unique products for consumers to purchase.

Russia: This Apple iGravestone will change the way we remember the dead01:35
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The international exhibition of funeral services named Necropolis 2014 was held at VDNKH in Moscow, Monday. The exhibition caters for the needs of undertakers presenting a range of international and domestic products and services, with coffins of all shapes and sizes on display

One such coffin was made of gold and priced at a million roubles (€18,290/$23,300), while a variety of gravestones were also on display. One exhibitor also showcased a digital iGravestone, enabling the bereaved to choose pictures which then appear on the gravestone long after burial.

One member of the funeral parlour industry commented he believes the industry has great potential, with new innovations producing unique products for consumers to purchase.

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