Autonomous retail startup Standard Cognition acquires competitor Checkout Technologies

“As cashiers across the country take precautions to limit interactions with customers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to think of a better time for the rollout of an Amazon Go vision of autonomous retail.

Standard Cognition CEO Jordan Fisher has been building towards that future for the past several years. His startup has raised over $86 million”

Caper Brings Artificial Intelligence to the Grocery Aisle

“The world of “The Jetsons” is becoming closer and closer to reality. Advancements in artificial intelligence could soon change the way we eat, shop, and even get around. One of those products is Caper, an A.I. powered shopping cart. Lindon Gao, CEO of Caper, talked to Cheddar about how the company is getting grocery stores on board.”