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Has Walmart found a way to avoid us feeling like we’re under “house arrest” while awaiting a delivery?

Walmart has just announced they are currently testing a service with Augusts smart locks, to allow delivery companies to access customers’ homes to leave their purchase inside the property instead of outside or with a neighbor, even allowing them to put products in the refrigerator or in the freezer. Customers could also smart home devices smart home to make sure the courier performs the task correctly, such as Nest monitoring cameras, bi-directional communication devices such as Canary or others.

Professor of Innovation at IE Business School, blogger at enriquedans.com and Senior Contributor at Forbes

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