Amazon to expand its palm print-based payment system
The tech giant is rolling out new palm print checkout systems to select Whole Foods and other POS locations.
Amazon will expand its Amazon One palm print checkout system to dozens of Whole Foods locations, according to a report in Ars Technica. The move represents the most significant expansion ... Read more
Amazon’s Dash Cart makes cashier-less stores almost a reality
Amazon revealed its latest development in retail tech. The Dash Cart is a new way that will enable shoppers to buy groceries without having to stand in line at the checkout. Amazon, which has a brick-and-mortar operation with over $4 billion of revenue, is experimenting with this new technology to ... Read more
Amazon sells technology cashless stores to other retailers
Amazon is going to sell its technology for cashless stores to other retailers. The technology is already being used in the Amazon Go stores in the United States, but could now also be used by other supermarkets, such as the European Ahold/Delhaize or Carrefour.
Amazon Go technology allows you to... Read more
Amazon is working on a payment system that uses hands as identification
Amazon is working on a payment system that can use an individual human hand for identification. The payment system must be used in the Whole Foods supermarket chain.
The intention is that the system called Orville will be rolled out in the coming months, suggesting sources with knowledge of the plan... Read more
Microsoft cooperates with Kroger on cash-less shops
Microsoft and Kroger are working together to compete with Amazon's cash-less stores. The two companies are going to launch a shop automation platform on the market, which will be built on Microsoft Azure. Kroger has already started testing parts of the platform in a handful of stores, reports Silico... Read more
Amazon wants to open cash-less Amazon Go stores in offices
Amazon opened a compact version of its cash-less Amazon Go store yesterday. The intention is to open more such shops in places like lobbies in offices and hospitals. That's what Reuters writes. The new store is in an office in Seattle.
Amazon's new eighth store is close to the original, but a quart... Read more
“Amazon wants to set up cash-less shops at airports.
Amazon would plan to take its cash-less stores to airports. Reuters reports that on the basis of public data and an insider. The strategy should enable companies to get more out of hungry, hurried travellers.
The web giant has been expanding Amazon Go for months. These are stores where customers sc... Read more
“Amazon is tasting with larger-scale cash-less supermarkets.
Amazon is fully committed to a future without cash. As far as the Internet giant is concerned, supermarkets would not need any cashiers in the future. Before that, it had already carried out tests in self-built small Amazon Go stores, but now it is also trying to expand into large-scale stores.
That... Read more
Amazon wants to have 3,000 cash-less supermarkets by 2021.
Amazon plans to open up to 3,000 cash-less supermarkets in the next few years. At the moment there are only a few of them, so the expansion would be a pretty aggressive step in the market. An interesting one too, because Amazon sees great potential for the concept.
That's what anonymous sources with... Read more