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Amazon's new Amazon Go convenience store will let you take what you want

Amazon's new Amazon Go convenience store will let you take what you want | PC World | December 05, 2016
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Source: PC World
December 05, 2016
Amazon.com is still figuring out how to use robots to fill store shelves, but it's about done with clerks. Next year, the company will open a convenience store in Seattle where shoppers can walk in, take what they want -- and leave.The Amazon Go store is on the corner of 7th Avenue and Blanchard Street in Seattle, in the heart of Amazon's new campus development and a few blocks from the company's headquarters.Amazon wants people to walk in to the store and then just walk out with what they want.It's not giving the goods away, though.To figure out who to charge, and how much, Amazon will identify shoppers by scanning QR codes on their phones as they walk in, and use sensors and computer vision technology to determine which items they take.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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