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What is Amazon Go ? How does it works?Everything you need to Know

 What is Amazon Go?

Amazon Go is a new way to shop which doesn’t require any checkout. Amazon says that they have created world’s most advanced shopping technology which allows you to shop without waiting in lines/queue.
To shop at Amazon Go is very easy you just have to use the Amazon Go app once to enter the store and it doesn’t have any checkouts ( yes seriously).

How does it work?

Amazon Go is a checkout-free shopping experience which works with the integration of technologies like:

  • Computer vision
  • Sensor fusion, and
  • Deep learning.

These were the same technologies which are used in the self- driving cars.
Amazon’s Go store have smart shelves which automatically detects when the products are picked up or kept back on them and all your items will be saved in a virtual cart. After you’re done you can just walk out of the store without any checkout or without doing anything else. After that you will recipe a receipt from Amazon which is the receipt of your bill and the amount of what you have purchased will be detected from your Amazon account.

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What can you buy at the Go store?

Amazon Go not only offers you the packed products and items ,but also have delicious items to eat in your:
Breakfast
Lunch
Snacks, and
Dinner.
(which is made by the chefs their itself)
However the grocery includes options like, staples like bread and milk to artisan cheeses and locally made chocolates etc. And also if you want to cook a meal quickly at your home then their is a Amazon’s meal kit which is made by their chefs itself at the store and using which you can cook a meal for two people within 30 minutes.

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How to shop at Amazon Go?

Basically you need a smartphone with Amazon’s Go app installed on it and haved logged in with Amazon’s account on it. The Amazon Go app is available to download for free on the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Appstore.

When you go to shop at Amazon Go store you have to use the app to enter the store, that’s all once you entered the store you don’t need your phone and you can shop just like you are shopping on any other store and Once you’re done shopping, you’re on your way! No lines, no checkout.

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Where is Amazon Go located?

As of now it is only located at one place in Blanchard, But soon in coming years these type of stores will be available all over the world as they as very simple and convenient to shop.

Timings of Amazon Go store.

The Amazon Go store is opened from 7AM—9PM from Monday to Friday just like any other traditional store. But we believe it should open all day (24*7).

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Do it have any people working in the store?

Yes. It do have a few team members working in both the kitchen and the store to prep ingredients, make our ready-to-eat food, stock shelves, and help customers. (Need a product recommendation? Ask an associate!)

Why did Amazon build Amazon Go?

As the company says they thought that what if they could create a shopping experience with no lines and no checkout? Could they push the boundaries of computer vision ,machine learning and artificial intelligence to create a store where customers could simply take what they want and go? The answer to all these questions is Amazon Go.

Last year Amazon posted a video showing How you can use the store, Watch here:

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