What you need to know
- A new one-of-a-kind retail store is coming to South Korea.
- It will feature products from Apple, Samsung, and Microsoft.
- It won't have any staff, but will be run 24 hours a day, and customers will be helped by AI.
A new retail store in South Korea named 'T Factory' will host products from Samsung, Apple, and Microsoft with no staff and artificial intelligence.
As reported by The Korea Herald:
Business Korea says the store will be unmanned 24 hours a day, and that customers will be able to self check-in, compare smartphones, and get consultations on prices thanks to artificial intelligence. They'll also be able to buy smartphones and accessories.
The store will also require customers to register, and will use facial recognition to grant entry. According to the report, customers will be able to leave the store with a smartphone in just five minutes.
It will also have an AR mirror and a Jump VR area, as well as an AI-based music curation service.
SK Telecom CEO Park Jung-Ho stated:
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