Amazon Go promises that customers will be able to enter a shop, pick up their groceries and just walk out without waiting in a line to pay.
Many have welcomed the idea, some have pointed out one potential flaw. Think about this: how can you tell who is using an app and who is there to steal? Well here is how it works!
Customers tap their cell phones on a turnstile as they walk into the store, which logs them into the store’s network and connects to their Amazon Prime account through an app. The service is called Amazon Go. It uses machine learning, sensors and artificial intelligence to track items customers pick up. These are then added to the virtual cart on their app. If they pick up an item they later decide they don’t want, putting it back on the shelf removes it from their cart. Read more