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An unmanned convenience store opened Monday at Takanawa Gateway Station, making use of artificial intelligence not just to speed up checkouts but also to prevent shoplifting.

The store is a key feature at the station, which opened on March 14 as the first addition to the Yamanote loop line in nearly 50 years.

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