Alibaba Tests Smile-and-Pay Facial Recognition Shopping

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Alibaba Tests Smile-and-Pay Facial Recognition Shopping
« on: April 30, 2018, 02:51:19 PM »

Amazon isn’t the only e-tailer offering cashierless brick-and-mortar stores. Alibaba’s new Futuremart store in Hangzhou, China, demonstrates its cutting-edge tech and possible scenarios for the future of shopping.
Customers enter the store where facial recognition technology provides identification, while they can scan a QR code with their Taobao, Tmall or Alipay apps so they can shop.
In another twist on facial recognition, the “Happy Go” happiness meter offers discounts for smiling. When you’re done shopping, they just walk out. Facial recognition and RFID technology at the exit confirm identification so Alipay can process the transaction.
A sign on the wall also outlines policies such as the returns/exchange policy or what to do in the event of a payment failure (in both instances, “consult the service desk”).
Amazon Go, which opened in January to the public, also lets you start shopping by scanning the Amazon Go app as they enter the store and pass through the turnstile.
Then they can pick up any item or items they want to purchase and just walk out the door. The bill will be charged directly to their Amazon account, while phones aren’t necessary to shop.
Better Retailing recently teamed up with PayPoint and two top UK convenience retailers for an exclusive study tour of Amazon Go in Seattle.
Panasonic is also testing walk-in/walk-out RFID Checkout with an undisclosed partner in Japan to gauge the customer journey:


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Re: Alibaba Tests Smile-and-Pay Facial Recognition Shopping
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2018, 10:05:52 AM »
Is it possible to implement in our country??
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Re: Alibaba Tests Smile-and-Pay Facial Recognition Shopping
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2018, 12:25:54 PM »
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Re: Alibaba Tests Smile-and-Pay Facial Recognition Shopping
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2018, 12:51:51 AM »
This sort of post incite our thinking towards cutting edge technological eco-system. We are on the verge of Fourth Industrial revolution. We must adopt emerging technology. For your information, China has adopted 'paying with QR code' faster than any other nation in the world. In Bangladesh, United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) launches ‘Upay’ system which has the provision for QR Code payment. We believe, Bangladesh also can adopt this 'facial recognition' method as we are pretty good in embracing new technology soon.

   
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