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Amazon will start selling the technology behind its cashierless Amazon Go stores to other retailers, according to Reuters. Amazon reportedly has “several” retailers already signed up to use the system, which will be marketed as Just Walk Out technology by Amazon. A website, set to be launched today, according to Reuters, will invite other retailers to inquire about the service.
Amazon’s cashierless system uses a combination of ceiling-mounted cameras and shelf-weight sensors to automatically track customers and items as they move around a store. Once someone has finished their shopping, they can walk out of the store without needing to scan anything or interact with a cashier. Their account will be automatically billed, and a receipt…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts