A cheap take on Amazon Go turns surveillance cameras into cashiers

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Since Amazon Go’s announcement, there has been a rush to duplicate the company’s cashierless store concept without the same level of tech investment.

The latest competitors are focused on the cameras that identify items as consumers take them off of the shelves. Amazon’s store was built from the ground up with cameras and sensors to detect which items are being taken by which shoppers; it’s unlikely that rival supermarkets will want to do as much heavy lifting in their existing


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