Sonae invested 100 million euros in innovation, research and development in 2018. More than 1000 projects were developed thanks to this effort. According to the 2018’s “Retail Book of Innovation”, among the more than 50 innovations that were featured, there are several projects that use technology as a facilitator of business processes. One of these is Smart Continente, a joint project between Sonae, Shelf.AI and Xarevision.
Smart Continente has revolutionized Continente’s online shopping process by enabling customers to use barcode reading, voice, text input and voice assistants to get personalized results, designed by using AI technologies.
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