Beware Amazon Go Store Hype (Tested)

Author: John Honovich, Published on Nov 13, 2018

IPVM's trip to and testing of Amazon Go's San Francisco store shows a number of significant operational and economic issues that undermine the hype.

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While the press has overwhelmingly fawned at Amazon Go's store and the report that Amazon will deploy 3,000 of these stores in the next few years, our review of the operation points to significant challenges in turning this into a viable enterprise.

In this note, we examine:

  • The time delay and behind the scenes human intervention involved
  • The density and cost of sensors used
  • Amazon mischarged IPVM during testing
  • Limitations in the system's capabilities
  • Video surveillance and access control used
  • Positives for Amazon and Go customers
  • Outlook on Amazon Go stores

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very high density of sensors - hundreds per small store

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numerous sensors even over small chips section

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close up of amazon go sensor

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Mischarge / *****

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Limitation - ****** ****** ****

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sensors cannot detect bags

Oddity - ****** ***** ********

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Limited ******* *** ****** ******* ** *** *****

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few conventional surveillance cameras in store

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employees use pcprox cards

Positives *** ****** ** ***** *** *********

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*** *** *******-**** **** **** ** ***** ** ******** ****. Will **** **** ***** ** ********* ** **. ******** ***** the ***** **** **** ** *** *** ****-***-** ***", ***** by *** *** ** ****** **** ** *** ***'* **** to **** ** **** ** ***** ***. *** *** **** are ****** ** ********* ***** ** *** ********* ** *** use ** ***** ******* *** ***** ********* ** **** *** club ******* **** *** ***** *** *** **** ** *** checkouts. *** **** ***** *** ***** *** ********* *** *** cameras **** ******** ** **** *** **** *** **** ******* when ** *** **** ****. *** **** **** *** **** don't **** **** ******** ****** ** ** **** *** ** us, **** * ********* **** *** **** ****** *********. * knew ** **** ** * *** *** *** ***** ******* go ** **** *** *********.

**** ** *** **********'* * ********** ********** ** **** *** make * ******** **** ********** *** **** * ******* ****** getting ** ***** *** ***** ****** *** **** *********** ********* go ******* **** **** *** **** ***** ** ***** * start *********** * ********** ****** *** ********.

** **** **** *** ** **** *** **** * **** heard *** ******** ** ******* ** ****** ********** ** **** in ********, ********** *** ***'* **** ****. *** ******* *********** has ****** *** ****** *** ***** **** ** ***** ** technology *** ***** * ****** ** *** ********. *** **** a ******* *** *** *** ********* ** ***** ** ***** size ********** *** ** ******** *** ******* ****** *** **** fate. **** **** ***** ** ** ****** ****** **** ******* Amazon **** *** ** *** *** ****. *** ******* ******.

** *** ********** ** **** ******* ** ****** ******** ** takes ** **** **** **** **** ** ****** *** ****** it **** ** **** *** **** **** ******** *** ** Amazon. ***** ***** **, **** ***'* **** ** ****** *** now ****** *** ***** ************ ******* *** ****** *** *******.

******* **** ** *** *****!

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Accidents and inside attacks are risks when network connections are not locked down. Security and video surveillance systems should be protected...
Hikvision Admits USA Sales Falling on Apr 22, 2019
Hikvision, in a new Chinese financial filing, has admitted that its USA sales are now falling. Less than a year after the US government passed a...
Speco Ultra Intensifier Tested on Apr 22, 2019
While ISC West 2019 named Speco's Ultra Intensifier the best new "Video Surveillance Cameras IP", IPVM testing shows the camera suffers from...
Arecont Favorability Results 2019 on Apr 22, 2019
Arecont's net negativity remained the same in IPVM's 2019 integrator study, though integrator's feeling became relatively more neutral compared to...
H.265 Usage Statistics on Apr 19, 2019
H.265 has been available in IP cameras for more than 5 years and, in the past few years, the number of manufacturers supporting this codec has...
ACRE Acquires RS2, Explains Acquisition Strategy on Apr 19, 2019
ACRE continues to buy, now acquiring RS2, just 5 months after buying Open Options. One is a small access control manufacturer from Texas, the...
Access Control Course Spring 2019 - Last Chance on Apr 19, 2019
 Register for the Spring 2019 Access Control Course----Closed IPVM offers the most comprehensive access control course in the industry. Unlike...

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