Amazon is testing its cashier-less technology for stores with bigger spaces

The technology currently functions well in small store formats but is harder to use in bigger spaces.


Amazon is testing its cashier-less checkout technology for bigger stores with larger spaces and experimenting the technology in Seattle, the Wall Street Journal reported on 2 December.

The technology functions well in a small store format but is harder to use in bigger spaces with higher ceilings and more production, the report, citing a source.

 Amazon is testing its cashier-less technology for stores with bigger spaces

Representational image. Reuters

The checkout-free system which is already operational in certain Amazon Go stores, allows shoppers to buy things with the help of a smartphone app by tracking what they pick up from the shelves and what they put back, billing their credit cards after they leave.

Amazon did not immediately reply to a request seeking comment.

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