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Automated shops: Image recognition knows when shelves are empty

Supermarket shelves can use image recognition cameras to scan the amount of stock on the shelves and alert staff when new products need to be delivered to stores. The technology, which already exists, can help to lead to a more automated shop and processes for those who provide the products.

Image recognition Company Trax, which says it has analysed more than 36 million images in real-time, has created a ‘smart-cooler’ system which can analyse what is on the shelves of a drink cabinet.

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