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Mobile payments firm Wirecard files for insolvency

German electronics payments company Wirecard has started insolvency proceedings and company executive Oliver Bellenhaus was this week arrested in Dubai on suspicion of aggravated fraud.
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Amazon Pay launches Smart Stores in India

Amazon Pay has launched a smart and contactless way for its customers in India to discover products at local shops, make payments, pay by monthly instalments and earn rewards.
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Digi router suits unattended retail applications

Digi has introduced a router to provide adaptable, right-sized connectivity. The IX20 is for industrial infrastructure, location monitoring and unattended retail applications that require manageability, flexibility, reliability and security.
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Retail IoT included in IMC’s four days of online events

Four days of online IoT conference programming in September and October are being planned by the IoT M2M Council (IMC) for adopters of IoT technology, with topics covering consumer and industrial applications for the IoT.
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Verizon powers Cooler Screens with IoT monitoring

Verizon is supplying IoT-based condition monitoring for Chicago digital in-store experience company Cooler Screens, which replaces traditional cooler doors with screens that show content and advertising.
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Sightcorp traffic lights manage store entrances

Dutch firm Sightcorp has developed a smart store traffic light system that combines AI and digital signage to make entrance flow management in shops manageable and safe in Covid-19 times.
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Bashas’ deploys Hypersonix AI analytics

Arizona grocery chain Bashas’ has deployed an AI-driven analytics platform from California company Hypersonix to support real-time merchandising, marketing and enterprise analytics.
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InnovationLab smart mat enables social distancing in shops

German printed electronics company InnovationLab has developed a smart mat, a sensor-based distance-control floor mat that helps ensure social distancing in retail outlets.
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7-Eleven lets Utah shoppers skip checkout queue

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is letting customers in Utah skip the checkout queue by shopping and paying for items using their mobile phones.
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