(Yicai Global) Sept. 25 -- DeepBlue Technology Shanghai Co., which develops hardware for unmanned retail systems, has secured tens of millions of yuan in pre-A financing, Jiemian News reported on Sept. 25, quoting a company statement.
The firm will use the funds to produce and promote its unmanned smart retail systems, it said, but did not disclose any information about the investors.
DeepBlue Technology is an artificial intelligence solutions provider. It has researched, developed and invested in TakeGO, which can offer 24-hour unmanned vending machines and stores. TakeGO uses machine vision to identify goods and people, allowing for automatic payment as shoppers leave the store. The firm's target customers are physical retailers, such as family-run shops and chain convenience stores.