Amazon wants by 2021 to open 3000 stores without cashiers

As reported by Bloomberg, Amazon company plans to open in 2021 and 3000 without the automated supermarket cash registers, queues and sellers. Go first automated supermarket has opened in Seattle (WA) at the end of 2016. A month earlier, in the same Seattle had a second such supermarket. The third was discovered on in Chicago last week.

Amazon wants by 2021 to open 3000 stores without cashiers

According to media reports, to get acquainted with the vacancy, the company plans to open another store in Chicago, then in San Francisco in 2018-2019. In general, the end of the year, Amazon plans to open 10 stores, 50 more in various cities - in the next year, and the rest, according to the plan, will be opened across the country during the 2020-2021 period.

To get to a store, a person must be installed on your mobile device is a free application, and then bring the gadget to the reader at the entrance. You can then simply select the desired item and add it to your cart. The system of smart sensors and scanners installed throughout the store will determine the product and its cost, as well as adding it to the "basket" of the account. When you exit the store the total cost of goods purchased will be automatically deducted from the buyer's account. To abandon the purchase of goods, you can just put it back on the shelf. The whole process is similar to hike in the ordinary supermarket, if not to take into account the lack of funds, as well as that of the buyer will watch a huge number of cameras. How is shopping in these stores you can see in the video below:

Amazon wants by 2021 to open 3000 stores without cashiers

As reported on the website of the company, the same technology used in supermarkets such as unmanned vehicles. We are talking about computer vision and process data from different scanners and sensors. The case was also started up in-depth training.

Amazon plans to discuss possible in our Telegram-chat.