Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a merchandise display device, system and method for displaying an item of merchandise. For example, an active merchandise display may be operable to transition, transform or otherwise change from a first configuration or state in which the item of merchandise is hidden from view into a second configuration or state in which the merchandise is presented for viewing, examining, operating and/or interacting with the merchandise. The active merchandise display may include a presence sensor operable for detecting and capturing data relating to the presence of an individual approaching or passing by the display and associated electronics for processing the data relating to the presence of the individual to determine whether to initiate operation of the active merchandise display. The presence sensor and/or the electronics associated with the sensor may communicate with the item of merchandise to activate an operating system of the merchandise from a sleep mode to an operational and active display mode.

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