Walmart works to reduce thefts in more than 1,000 US stores using artificial intelligence cameras.
The vendor began investing in a surveillance program called "Skip Scanning," a few years ago in an attempt to combat shrinkage – a loss for several reasons, including theft, scanning errors, waste and scams, Walmart spokeswoman told Business Insider.
"Walmart makes a real investment to ensure the safety of our clients and associates," Walmart spokeswoman LeMia Jenkins said at the business site. "Over the last three years, the company has invested more than half a billion dollars to prevent, reduce and deter crime in our shops and car parks."
"We continuously invest in people, programs and technologies to keep our stores and communities safe," she added.
The AI power supply cameras were released in more than 1
The US retail economy lost about $ 46.8 billion in 2017 due to shrinking, around 1.33% of sales, reported the National Federation of Retail Trade
Alan O'Herl ihy, CEO of Everseen, who provides Walmart with AI technology, said that most payment issues are not intentional, and in some cases customers forget to include items left at the bottom of cars or cashiers
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"People make mistakes. From the point of view of shrinkage or loss, this is the main source, "said O'Herllihi to Business Insider, adding that milk is a common thing that is not scanned properly.
"It's hard for people to scan milk. they just do not scan it, "he said.