Next-level autonomous shopping carts are even smarter

A couple of days ago, we reported that Kroger and Microsoft were working on a smart shopping solution that uses your phone to scan groceries as you shop. Now, a startup called Caper Labs has taken that idea a step further, and it has built both scanning hardware and a payment terminal directly into a shopping cart, reports TechCrunch. Itís even got a small touchscreen designed to help you navigate the store and advertise relevant promotions. At the moment, the cartís scanner acts like a traditional barcode reader as you shop, but the company plans to eventually make the process a lot more seamless, thanks to a weight sensor and three image recognition cameras that are built into the cart. You should be able to forget that your items are... Continue reading…

Next-level autonomous shopping carts are even smarter

As the year gets under way a lot of talk encircles the word autonomous and it is not confined to the big Ds of driving and drones. Add an R for retail and you have a growing concept of autonomous ...

Sun 13 Jan 19 from TechXplore

Caper's smart shopping cart uses AI to skip checkout lines

From cashierless Amazon Go stores to Walmart's self-driving vans for food drop-offs, tech is revolutionizing grocery shopping with an emphasis on speed and convenience. Now a lesser-known ...

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Engadget

Caper's AI-powered shopping carts could represent the future of cashier-free shopping

While it seemed like brick-and-mortar retail would be all but killed off following the explosive rise of online shopping, what we're instead seeing throughout the US is not death, but evolution.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Techspot

This smart shopping cart is a self-service checkout on wheels

A couple of days ago, we reported that Kroger and Microsoft were working on a smart shopping solution that uses your phone to scan groceries as you shop. Now, a startup called Caper ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from The Verge

Meet Caper, the AI self-checkout shopping cart

The Amazon boogie-man has every retailer scrambling for ways to fight back. But the cost and effort to install cameras all over the ceiling or into every shelf could block stores from entering ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from TechCrunch

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