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Microsoft reportedly has its own cashierless store technology

11 days ago   |   By Engadget

While Amazon continues to test out its cashier and checkout-less Go stores, Reuters reports that Microsoft is working on similar technology. Besides a number of partners who are working on products in the vein of Amazon Go - which allows shoppers to...
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Microsoft to take on Amazon Go with own checkout-free retail solution

Microsoft to take on Amazon Go with own checkout-free retail solution

11 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Reuters report that Microsoft is working on an AI-based retail solution which would help retailers take on Amazon Go, Amazon's automated stores where customers can simply walk in, pick up items and leave the store without having to pass through a checkout process. The work is being led by a small team of 10-15 people...
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Microsoft reportedly working on rival Amazon Go tech for cashier-free stores

Microsoft reportedly working on rival Amazon Go tech for cashier-free stores

11 days ago   |   By The Verge

Microsoft is reportedly working on technology that could be used to power check-out free retail stores. Reuters reports that the software giant has been talking to Walmart about using the tech, which will rival Amazon's own Go initiative. Amazon first launched its cashier-free convenience store in the company's hometown in Seattle last year. Shoppers can simply grab items and leave, as the store is fitted with multiple camera and sensors that use computer vision algorithms to detect what items you're taking out of the store and charged to your account.
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Exclusive: Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail

11 days ago   |   By Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft Corp is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon.com Inc's automated grocery shop, six people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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