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Zippin, First Amazon Go Rival to Open Automated Checkout Store

A Bay Area startup has launched a small public demo in San Francisco that will grow into a full-sized AI-driven convenience store in the coming months.

Amazon Go, the cashier-less convenience store that uses sensors and AI to automatically track and ring up purchases, set off a surge of interest when it was teased in 2016 and finally opened in Seattle this past January. But the idea of automated checkout goes back well before Amazon Go’s launch. As the accuracy of computer vision has taken off in the past few years, turning checkout over to cameras and AI has become the focus of several startups.

 

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