Category Archives: Amazon Automation

Biometric Payment Palm — Amazon Palm Payment Whole Foods

Amazon Palm Payment Posted on GroceryDive Apr2021 — Dive Brief: Amazon announced on Wednesday that it is expanding Amazon One, which lets users pay with their palm prints, to Whole Foods Market stores. The payment technology is now available at Whole Foods’ Madison Broadway location in Seattle and will expand to seven other area locations in the coming months, Dilip Kumar, Amazon’s… Read More »

Amazon AI Delivery Truck Cameras Become Last Straw

From BusinessInsider March 2021 The Thomson Reuters Foundation published a report Friday about an Amazon driver in Denver for whom the company’s constant artificial-intelligence-driven surveillance proved to be too much. Vic, who asked the Thomson Reuters Foundation to use only his first name “for fear of retaliation,” this month quit his job delivering packages for the tech giant. Insider reported in… Read More »

Amazon Automated Grocery Cart

Amazon is rolling out grocery carts Amazon is automating the grocery cart making it into a smart grocery cart or an intelligent cart whichever you prefer.  All the scanning is built into the cart. Noted on CNBC July 2020 Key Points Amazon is launching smart shopping carts at its Woodland Hills, California, grocery store in 2020. Dash Carts… Read More »

Amazon will start selling cashierless Go

From The Verge March 2020 Amazon will start selling the technology behind its cashierless Amazon Go stores to other retailers, according to Reuters. Amazon reportedly has “several” retailers already signed up to use the system, which is being marketed as Just Walk Out technology by Amazon. Amazon’s website for the service invites other retailers to make inquiries. Amazon’s… Read More »

Amazon Ramps Up Its Physical Retail Plans — Including Cashier-less Grocery Stores

Amazon Retail Grocery Stores CONTRIBUTOR Danny Vena  The Motley Fool PUBLISHED NOV 20, 2019 2:22PM EST NASDAQ Full Article  — The rumor mill has switched into high gear when it comes to (NASDAQ: AMZN) and its relentless push into physical retail. Earlier this month, the e-commerce giant confirmed that it will be opening a line of grocery stores next year under a different name… Read More »

Amazon credits AI-driven enhancements and mathematical optimizations for Locker growth

At a breakout session during Amazon’s re:MARS conference in Las Vegas, Samyukta Sethuraman, a senior research scientist at the Seattle company’s cross-disciplinary AI team, gave an update on Amazon Locker, Amazon’s self-service parcel delivery service. She said that Locker usage is growing at a steady clip and that machine learning has improved reliability. For the uninitiated, Locker allows shoppers to… Read More »