Amazon offers no-checkout technology to other retailers

March 30, 2020

Enlarge / An Amazon Go store in Seattle in February 2020. (credit: Chona Kasinger/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Amazon has made a splash in recent years with Amazon Go, a series of convenience stores—and more recently a full-fledged grocery store—in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. Now the company is offering to license the technology to other retailers.

A new website explains how Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology works.

“We built Just Walk Out technology leveraging the same types of technologies used in self-driving cars: computer vision, sensor fusion, and deep learning,” Amazon’s FAQ says. “We provide all the necessary technologies to enable checkout-free shopping in a retailer’s store and offer retailers 24/7 support via phone and email.”

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