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How Does Senseless Payment Work inside Amazon Go

Jan. 10, 2020

Amazon Go is a classical brick-and-mortar shop with a high sense of technology. Amazon Go is devoted to creating the world's most advanced shopping technology like senseless payment which also called just walk out to convenient its customers and bring them a unique shopping experience.

Is senseless payment trustworthy? Early, a young man was curious about Amazon's senseless payment technology and decided to take a test on it. Same as other common customers, he opened the Amazon Go app on the phone and then showed the QR code to the scanning device which works a subway turnstile and entered the store.

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In order to test whether the senseless payment can work efficiently, he got permission from the shop staff firstly and then put some commodities at his hat, shoe and his pocket, just walked out the store. His billing is the only evidence to answer his doubt which also proved that hundreds of cameras and sensors made the senseless payment out.  

How did it work? It is reported that Amazon Go uses a combination of artificial intelligence, computer vision and data pulled from multiple sensors and cameras to see what customers have taken. What items customers take could be automatically charged to the credit card on their account when they leave.

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A patent application filed by Amazon revealed some details about relevant peripherals to make just walk out possible and without the need to talk to a cashier or swipe a bar code.


The smart controller is one of the peripherals, which called the AI brain of new retail. It can connect a variety of peripheral access and wired deployment, realizing 24 hours of unattended remote operation and maintenance. The high-speed and data transmission channel is crucial to new retail stores operation.

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Telpo smart controller can provide a complete solution for new retail stores, unattended retail stores, vending machines, and other scenarios. With compact ingenious design and Quad-core 1.8Ghz CPU, Telpo smart controller makes the complicated programs run easily in the new retail and provide the smart IoT service.


Tag: Amazon Go, contactless service, senseless payment, shopping technology, just walk out, smart controller, TPS400 

Brief Introduction: Telpo is a professional smart payment partner who focuses on the ODM service 20 years. It mainly provides the EFT-POS, cash registers, biometric devices, face recognition machines, self-service kiosks, and bus validators. Telpo has served for more than 1000 customers abroad, including government, banks, Telecom operators, police stations, Retail shops, and offices. Telpo adheres to R&D and innovation, aiming to provide more intelligent hardware for global partners.

Related products: TPS400, F8

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