7Fresh’ first store recently opened in Beijing’s Dazu Plaza Shopping Center, near the owner JD's head office.
The customer must download the mobile app and check-out the cart at the start of the shop by scanning a QR code on the cart. The customer puts on a tracking wristband which prompts the autonomous cart to then follow the customer around the store as they fill the cart. Items that go in the cart are then automatically scanned.
At the end of the shop, the customer shows their face to a camera which recognises their face and takes the payment