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Contactless Self-Checkout

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What is Contactless Self-Checkout?

Contactless self-checkout companies make solutions that speed up checkout by largely eliminating interaction between shoppers and employees and preventing line formation. This market includes 4 core solutions: smart cameras enabled by computer vision, shelf sensors, self-scan mobile checkout apps, and self-scan shopping carts.

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Leaders

Leaders are the most established service providers in the market and possess the breadth to address various customer needs.

See why these companies made it as leaders for Contactless Self-Checkout. These companies include AiFi and SandStar.

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AiFi

United States / Founded Year: 2016

AiFi is an AI technology company automating the world’s stores for retailers and brands of all sizes, from small footprint pop-up stores to supermarkets. With its Autonomous Store Platform OASIS, AiFi is creating delightful shopping experiences with some of the most influential retail partners in the world including Carrefour, Albert Heijn, and Żabka. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

Key People

Steve Gu, Ying Zheng, Dan Haarmann, and 1 more

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SandStar

China / Founded Year: 2016

SandStar is an artificial intelligence and new retail company that develops, manufactures, and operates unmanned convenience stores. SandStar can recognize over 3,000 products including vegetables, fruits, snacks, beverages, breads, fast foods, stationery, and clothes. The technology can be used in all retail checkout scenarios such as supermarkets, pharmacies, food courts, bookstores, and bakeries. Consumers simply place their items on the machine, and their prices are displayed immediately. Payments can be made via WeChat or Alipay. Additionally, merchants can be connected to the machine without having to change their existing system structure, meaning the machines can be quickly deployed and duplicated. The machine also features a face recognition anti-theft system to reduce the rate of damaged goods.

Key People

Yili Wu, Andrea Wang

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Trigo

Israel / Founded Year: 2018

Trigo is a computer vision and AI startup focused on reshaping the retail experience by developing a platform that combines a ceiling-based camera network with proprietary machine vision algorithms and neural networks. Trigo's system identifies and captures customers' shopping items during their in-store journey, eliminating the need for a checkout process to create a seamless shopping experience.

Known Partners

Wakefern Food Corp., Tesco, Google, and 2 more

Key People

Daniel Gabay, Michael Gabay, Offer Nonhoff, and 2 more

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Standard

United States / Founded Year: 2017

Standard provides AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick and mortar retailers. The Standard solution lets consumers shop and pay without waiting in line, scanning or stopping to check out.

Known Partners

Circle K, Mars, Standard Market

Key People

David Valdman, Jordan Fisher, Michael Suswal, and 2 more

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Cloudpick

China / Founded Year: 2017

Cloudpick is an unmanned retail technology service company that offers off-line physical retail stores a solution that does not require queued checkouts. Consumers can scan a WeChat or Alipay code to enter the store, take goods, and leave while payments are completed automatically. Cloudpick mainly targets small physical retail stores such as convenience stores, pharmacies, and more.

Known Partners

Auchan Retail, Microsoft, Intel, and 1 more

Known Customers

NEC, NTT Data

Key People

Linan Feng

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Zippin

United States / Founded Year: 2018

Zippin offers checkout-free technology enabling retailers to deploy shopping in their stores. The company's approach uses AI, machine learning, and sensor fusion technology to create a consumer experience that includes: banishing checkout lines and self-scanners for goods and letting shoppers zip in and out with their purchases. Zippin's platform uses product and shopper tracking through overhead cameras as well as smart shelf sensors for high levels of accuracy among crowded stores.

Known Customers

Aramark

Key People

Krishna Motukuri, Gary Jacobus, Abhinav Katiyar

Highfliers

Highfliers are the most innovative service providers in the market and possess the resources to address evolving customer needs.

See why these companies made it as highfliers for Contactless Self-Checkout. These companies include Grabango and Supersmart.

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Grabango

United States / Founded Year: 2016

Grabango is a checkout-free technology provider for large-scale grocery and convenience store chains. The Grabango platform is a fault-tolerant, edge computing network that accurately processes millions of simultaneous transactions. The system places no limits on who can enter the store, what can be sold there, or how the shelving is configured.

Known Partners

BP, Circle K, Telaid Industries, and 1 more

Known Customers

MAPCO, Giant Eagle

Key People

Will Glaser, Ryan Smith, Andrew Radlow, and 2 more

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Supersmart

Israel / Founded Year: 2014

Supersmart develops a secure grocery shopping experience where consumers use mobile phones to scan items to a digital cart. The physical cart is visually authenticated at the checkout by a scanning device.

Key People

Yair Cleper, Ofer Ilan

Outperformers

Outperformers are the most specialized service providers in the market and possess the expertise to address unique customer needs.

See why these companies made it as outperformers for Contactless Self-Checkout. These companies include Sensei and Mashgin.

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Sensei

Portugal / Founded Year: 2017

Sensei is a business intelligence solution that captures non-sales/in-store information using security cameras and merges this information with other retailer data to provide recommendations and insights.

Known Partners

Cotinente, AstraZeneca

Key People

Vasco Portugal, Pedro Albuquerque, Joana Rafael, and 1 more

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Mashgin

United States / Founded Year: 2014

MashGin is a maker of a self-checkout machine that works through a machine vision system. The company's brick-and-mortar checkout kiosk uses cameras to machine vision scan objects and instantly ring them up. The kiosk recognizes what the food items look like without user input or bar codes, and customers can swipe their cards to pay and leave. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

Known Partners

Intel, Aramark

Known Customers

Aramark, Delek US Holdings

Key People

Mukul Dhankhar, Abhinai Srivastava, Ben Peterson, and 2 more

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MishiPay

United Kingdom / Founded Year: 2015

MishiPay is a mobile, self-checkout solution that brings the online checkout experience to physical retail stores. Its technology allows consumers in-store to purchase goods using their mobile device via MishiPay's mobile application.

Known Customers

Instore Solution

Key People

Mustafa Khanwala, Swati Phadke, Tanvi Bhardwaj

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Nomitri

Germany / Founded Year: 2019

Nomitri offers deep-learning edge and embedded visual AI solutions that allow retailers to integrate an autonomous self-checkout system that eliminates camera installations, cloud-infrastructure set-up, and connectivity issues.

Known Partners

Metro Group

Key People

Trinh Le-Fiedler, Max Fiedler

Challengers

Challengers are the most promising service providers in the market and possess the agility to address emerging customer needs.

See why these companies made it as challengers for Contactless Self-Checkout. These companies include Imagr and Shopic.

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Imagr

New Zealand / Founded Year: 2015

Imagr is the developer of SMARTCART, an image recognition retrofit solution designed to eliminate the queues at checkouts and is set to revolutionise the shopping experience for consumers and retailers.

Known Customers

H2O Retailing Corp

Key People

William Chomley

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Shopic

Israel / Founded Year: 2015

Shopic offers checkout-free shopping experiences for medium and large grocery stores, with no changes in infrastructure or installation of ceiling and shelf hardware. The company specializes in mobile self-checkout and AI-powered Fraud Detection solutions.

Key People

Raz Golan, Ran Gilhar, Eran Kravitz

What is Contactless Self-Checkout?

Contactless self-checkout companies make solutions that speed up checkout by largely eliminating interaction between shoppers and employees and preventing line formation. This market includes 4 core solutions: smart cameras enabled by computer vision, shelf sensors, self-scan mobile checkout apps, and self-scan shopping carts.

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