Shopping Cart of the Future Is a Kinect-Powered Robot
Whole Foods has ambitious aims to upgrade your buying experience with a Microsoft Kinect-powered robotic shopping cart. The nascent prototype is demoed in the video below, following the customer around a mock store, scanning items as they’re placed in the cart, and recommending alternatives when scanned items violate certain guidelines (like a gluten-free diet).
Whole Foods wants you to control your shopping cart with a Kinect. ow.ly/9liWB Nothing says natural food like Xbox, right?
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