IoT Solutions for Retail Markets


New technologies help developers respond to the challenges of rapid innovation and change in the retail market.

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The retail market is evolving with the incorporation of computer vision, advanced RFID solutions, and the ability to collect and analyze data at the edge.

Use Cases

Frictionless Checkout

Create a smoother customer checkout experience using computer vision technologies and smart point-of-sale (POS) systems.

Inventory Management

Maintain accurate inventory data, quickly locate in-store products, and reduce retail shrinkage using RFID solutions.

Audience Measurement

Use computer vision technology to monitor retail foot traffic and product interest and get analytics on customer activities.

Workload Consolidation

Deploy multiple applications such as audience measurement, inventory management, and frictionless checkout on a single system.

Reference Implementations for Retail

Follow these reference implementations to deploy retail IoT solutions.

Use computer vision solutions to adjust kiosk displays in response to audience demographics.

Track and analyze customers' reactions to products and advertising displays.

Monitor people and product inventory in a retail setting using multiple video streams.

Capture analytics on foot traffic volume inside and outside of a retail store.

Capture video, generate a heat map, record the number of people present, and then integrate the results.

Track and post information on available parking spaces.

Detect the mood of shoppers when they are looking at a retail or kiosk display.

Record and send alerts on activity in parking lots, entrances, and retail property.

Recognize employees and grant them access to restricted areas.

Tools and Training

Intel® Media SDK

Develop media applications on Windows* and embedded Linux* operating systems with this cross-platform API that includes video editing and processing, media conversion, playback, and video conferencing.

Intel® System Studio 2019

Accelerate development of system and IoT applications, boost performance and power efficiency, and improve system reliability with this comprehensive, cross-platform tool suite.

Smart Retail Workshop

Review workshop materials and explore how to use the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit and video analytics to build smarter retail solutions.

GitHub* Linux | GitHub Windows