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Where We Started

by Clay Lowe


Walgreens Tests New Smart Cooler

Where does end? This has to be the consumer society gone haywire:


is piloting a new line of “smart coolers”—fridges equipped with cameras that scan shoppers’ faces and make inferences on their age and gender. On January 14, the company announced its first trial at a store in Chicago in January, and plans to equip stores in New York and San Francisco with the tech.
Walgreens is exploring new tech that turns your purchases, your movements, even your gaze, into data.


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