Seattle Times: Smart Shopping Carts on the Rise as Stores Adapt to the Pandemic Era

Kroger is the latest retailer to embrace automation at a time when shoppers are more thoughtful about who they come in face-to-face contact with.

Last week, the grocery store chain revealed it has partnered with artificial intelligence firm Caper to deploy computer vision-enabled shopping carts at a supermarket in Cincinnati. If the test run is successful, the retailer — it owns the Fred Meyer and QFC chains — will add connected buggies to more of its stores around the country.

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