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Amazon Go: The Ultimate Grab and Go! – Explained

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Amazon Go is the latest trending topic among   retailers, manufacturers and customers which is claimed to be the next generation shopping experience.

What actually does mean by Amazon Go? How different is it from current Amazon online shopping experience? And what’s with the buzz around it? …Well read through this article to gain knowledge.

Amazon Go is a retail shopping outlet run by Amazon(offline this time) which provides its customers with a brand new shopping experience with the use of latest advanced technologies. Once Amazon Go shops are setup at your city, you can walk in to the store, grab all that you want and walk out without any halt which Amazon calls as ‘Just walkout technology’. Amazon Go combines the concepts of Computer vision, Deep learning and Sensor fusion to enable this amazing shopping experience.

 

How can I buy from Amazon Go?
Visit your nearby Amazon Go outlet, use the Amazon Go application to check-in and start shopping. You can take products from the retail racks and it will automatically will be added to your virtual cart or place it back to remove from the cart.

How do I check-out or pay for the products?

Absolutely no lines and no Checkout, yes its right, you don’t have to stand in long queues or search for money after the purchase. Just walk out from the store and the detailed receipt and respective amount for the products will be charged to your Amazon account and notified to you through the app. The payment is presumed to be from the payment option tied to your Amazon Go app.

What can you buy at Amazon GO?
Here’s what Amazon Go claim to provide:

We offer delicious ready-to-eat breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack options made fresh every day by our on-site chefs and favorite local kitchens and bakeries. Our selection of grocery essentials ranges from staples like bread and milk to artisan cheeses and locally made chocolates. You’ll find well-known brands we love, plus special finds we’re excited to introduce to customers. For a quick home-cooked dinner, pick up one of our chef-designed Amazon Meal Kits, with all the ingredients you need to make a meal for two in about 30 minutes.”

Where is Amazon Go located?
The first Amazon Go store is located at 2131 7th Ave, Seattle, Washington. It’s on the corner of 7th Avenue and Blanchard Street(Many more to come).

When will Amazon Go be available?
Amazon Go is currently open to Amazon employees in beta. Amazon said it will make the store open to the public in early 2017.

Go here to get notified when the store opens.

Whats the Buzz around it?

Amazon Go is trending because of its innovative new technology and also because some people think it’s going to be a threat to jobs for humans.

 

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