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Intel and Pensa show at NRF how drones can impact retail

Intel and its partners are showing at this week’s NRF Retail Big Show in New York autonomous and responsive products aimed at giving retailers an edge. These include drones from Pensa that can scan shelves.
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Arm helps retailers consolidate siloed data

Arm is helping retailers securely consolidate, unify and manage their previously siloed digital customer data and physical in-store IoT data to provide more personalised offers, build brand loyalty and drive better operations.
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Microsoft and Kroger plan connected store experience

Microsoft is working with US grocery retailer Kroger to pilot a connected store experience and jointly market a commercial retail-as-a-service (RaaS) product.
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Suning shows future of retailing at CES

Chinese retail giant Suning showed its leading omni-channel operations and innovations in the field of smart retail at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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JD opens smart delivery stations in China

Chinese retailer JD has opened two smart delivery stations in the cities of Changsha and Hohhot, strengthening the ecommerce company’s autonomous logistics capabilities.
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Trax and Google bring machine learning to store shelves

Trax, a Singapore-based provider of computer vision for retail, and Google Cloud have partnered to bring Trax's image recognition and machine learning capability to retail stores, allowing retailers to take advantage of real-time shelf insights.
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CyberLink shows facial recognition boost for retailers

Taiwanese company CyberLink demonstrated at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas how its AI and facial recognition technology can help retailers analyse store traffic and visitors’ attributions.
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Caper’s AI-powered trolley lets shoppers skip checkout

New York-based Caper is rolling out an AI-powered shopping trolley that let customers skip checkout.
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Smith Micro acquires ISM Connect smart retail suite

California-based Smith Micro Software is to acquire the assets of ISM Connect’s smart retail product suite for $9.8m.
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HPE’s Bregulla to lead IMC in 2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) vice president Volkhard Bregulla has been elected 2019 chairman of the IoT M2M Council (IMC). He will be joined for the first time by an IMC vice chairman, Sara Brown, VP of marketing with MultiTech Systems.
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