Amazon has unveiled Amazon Go, a convenience store without cashiers or checkout lines. The physical store literally allows shoppers to pick items off the shelf and walk right out the door without stopping to pay. It uses computer vision technology, similar to the type used in self driving cars, to detect which items you’ve picked up and then automatically charges your Amazon account for them once you walk out. There is currently only one store open in Seattle, but the WSJ reports that Amazon plans to open over 2,000 stores across the US.
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