January 11, 2018 -
NEC will showcase an immersive retail experience that incorporates NEC’s retail technologies, including POS hardware, software, biometrics, artificial intelligence, analytics and digital signage solutions next week at NRF 2018 in New York City.
“NEC is a leading innovator in delivering retail technologies and solutions from the point of sale to the back office and beyond,” explained Matt Worley, VP of NEC Retail Solutions. “We firmly believe that leveraging data and analytics the same way online retailers have for years – and putting useful information in the hands of salespeople so they can provide a more personalized customer experience – is vital to the future of brick-and-mortar retail.”
CaliBurger will be in the NEC booth demonstrating its AI-enabled self-ordering kiosks using NEC facial recognition technology. NEC will also showcase several other retail solutions including; customer aware digital signage, facial payments, video analytics to tailor the in-store experience and, robust retail portfolio and omni-channel solutions.
Fujitsu will also be featuring its own breakthroughs in biometric customer authentication at NRF 2018.
Earlier this month it was reported that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will deploy NEC facial recognition technology at game venues to screen athletes, staff and journalists.