Whole Foods Debuts Kinect-Powered Shopping Carts [Video]

Whole Foods Debuts Kinect-Powered Shopping Carts [Video]
technology

Microsoft demonstrates a prototype smart cart that follows you around, scans your items and crosses them off your list.

Emma Hutchings
  • 1 march 2012

Microsoft has demonstrated an early prototype of a Kinect-powered shopping cart, which is being developed for Whole Foods by Texas-based company Chaotic Moon. The project is called the “Smarter Cart” and it uses a tablet and scanners to read the items you place inside, check whether they’re on your shopping list, cross them off and ring them up.

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