Are Microsoft’s Cashierless Checkout Plans a Good Idea?

TIM DENMAN | June 18, 2018

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As Amazon continues to scale its cashierless store concept, many solution providers are developing similar technology to capitalize on and advance the new shopping craze. Last week rumors began flying that Microsoft is developing a solution to track what shoppers place in their carts as they move throughout the four walls of the store, and that Walmart is first in line to receive the new technology when it becomes available. While Microsoft has yet to confirm the development of an Amazon Go like offering, that hasn’t stopped the industry from speculating on what Microsoft’s solution might feature.  It was reported that Microsoft is taking a Smart Basket approach, but according to Standard Cognition’s co-founder Michael Suswal that “technology came and went in 2016.” And he would “be surprised if Microsoft went down that route.

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