Microsoft to apply its AI technologies to retail checkout: Report

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Microsoft is stepping up its work to apply artificial intelligence (AI) techologies to the retail/point-of-sale space, according to a new report.

Reuters reported on June 14 that Microsoft has a group within its AI team that’s working to apply computer vision and some of its “intelligent edge” work to possibly compete with Amazon in the checkout-free retail space.

Amazon Go is a brick-and-mortar concept store that replaces cashiers and checkout lines with computer vision and artificial intelligence

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