Inside Amazon’s first Amazon Fresh grocery store in Los Angeles.
Amazon’s cashierless checkout technology could soon be coming to its growing line of Fresh grocery stores.
Features of Amazon’s automated checkout technology, called “Just Walk Out,” appear in planning documents for a store under construction in a suburban shopping plaza in Brookfield, Connecticut. The technology allows customers to skip the checkout line by tracking any items they grab and charging them when they leave.
Amazon declined to comment. News of Amazon’s plans was first reported by Bloomberg.
The documents show gated entry and exit lanes at the front of the store, where shoppers would presumably scan an app or credit card as they come in, as well as hardware to potentially house ceiling-mounted cameras that track which items shoppers pick up in the store. The documents also mention an electronic shelving system, a feature Amazon has deployed in its Fresh…