The French research & development company 8x8 FRANCE SAS announced an initiative setup the AMI premium Merchant Program, calling for research to develop the future features in facial recognition to improve the products/services recommendation in shop. Gender and Age recognition is already available and will be test on the Chinese market through a program of 250 premium stores.
8x8 Structure dedicated 100% to digital marketing Research and Developement with 3 research axes :
Anticipation of purchase (recommendation engine or artificial intelligence in predictive analysis)
Research in automation of the functions of a cashier bot with purchase recommendation services and knowledge management of the customer
Search in blockchain technology applied to the security of an e-wallet