September 20

Skip the Lines at CashierLess Amazon Go Now Open in Seattle

first_img Amazon today opened its first cashier-less grocery store in Seattle.Amazon Go invites customers to “just grab and go”—no checkout required.Simply sign into the Amazon Go mobile app to enter the store, shop as usual, and walk out the doors without touching your wallet.AdChoices广告Relying on computer vision, sensor fusion, and deep learning (the same functions used in self-driving cars), the company’s so-called “Just Walk Out Technology” automatically detects when a product is removed from or returned to shelves, and keeps track of them in a virtual cart.Upon departure, your Amazon account is charged and a receipt is sent.“We asked ourselves: What if we could create a shopping experience with no lines and no checkout?” the firm wrote online. “Could we push the boundaries of computer vision and machine learning to create a store where customers could simply take what they want and go?“Our answer to those questions is Amazon Go and Just Walk Out Shopping.”Pop in for a pre-prepped snack, grocery essentials, or an Amazon Meal Kit, featuring “all the ingredients you need to make a meal for two in about 30 minutes.” The brick-and-mortar retailer, of course, also stocks products from new subsidiary Whole Foods Market.The OG Go location—in an Amazon office building at 2131 7th Ave. in Seattle—includes a team of associates prepping ingredients, making ready-to-eat food, stocking shelves, and helping customers. The “conveniently compact” shop is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.The first Amazon Go is located in a company office building in Seattle (via Amazon)You’ll need to download the Amazon Go app for iOS, Android, or Amazon before visiting.There is no word on if or when the tech titan will add more venues; according to Reuters, there is no plan to expand the technology to Whole Foods stores.Initially opened to Amazon employees in December 2016, the convenience-style store was expected to go public by early 2017. Technical issues—identifying shoppers with similar body types, children moving items to incorrect places—delayed the grand opening, though.“We have spent a lot of time figuring out how to make our algorithms and our sensors reliable, highly available, and very efficient so that you get things right and we’re very accurate,” Dilip Kumar, Amazon Go’s vice president of technology, told Fast Company. Stay on target Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.center_img Amazon Employees Join Sept. 20 Global Climate WalkoutGeek Pick: Amazon Smart Plug Puts Alexa in Your Walls last_img

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