Amazon re:MARS Announcements and Highlights

    • Amazon in 1999 was “relying primarily on Skip” to manage package fulfillment. Skip isn’t an algorithm, he said — “Skip is a dude.”

    Amazon Launches Image Search For Fashion

    • “Now, according to reports, Amazon’s Consumer Worldwide CEO Jeff Wilke has announced a new AI-powered fashion search tool called StyleSnap, designed to help customers find clothes to buy. Someone can take a picture of an outfit or upload an image, and the tool will “match the look in the photo” and find similar items that are for sale on Amazon.com.”

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.pymnts.com/news/artificial-intelligence/2019/amazon-stylesnap-ecommerce-fashion-tool/amp/


    Amazon shares how it leverages AI throughout the business

    “Across every step of its e-commerce operations, AI is at work:

    • Amazon also revealed newest fulfillment center robots, called Pegasus and Xanthus
    • it showcased StyleSnap, an AI-powered feature that lets shoppers in the Amazon app take a picture of a piece of clothing and find similar items for sale.
    • Amazon revealed new details about the technology that drives its Amazon Go stores.
    • To stay connected to customers in their homes, Amazon revealed how it’s driving forward conversational AI with Alexa.
    • Amazon Go VP Dilip Kumar stressed, ‘If you start with a genuine customer problem, you can use the power of machine learning… to build a stellar customer experience.'”

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/amazon-shares-how-it-leverages-ai-throughout-the-business/