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Amazon Is Said to Be Testing Cashierless Tech in Bigger Stores

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Amazon is planning to test its cashierless technology in bigger stores, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Amazon’s current stores are the size of a standard convenience store and much smaller than a standard grocery store. That makes it easier to keep track of the fewer items available. Some stores had delayed rollout because more than 20 people in them would wreak havoc with the technology.

The WSJ says that Amazon has improved the software in those stores since they’ve opened, but apparently the technology still has trouble in those “bigger spaces with higher ceilings and more products,” according to the WSJ’s sources.

Read more at The Verge.