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NCR Inc. announced that it is buying Optimal Robotics Corp.'s self-checkout business for $30 million. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter.

Optimal manufactures the U-Scan line of self-checkout systems that allows users to scan, bag and pay for groceries without cashier assistance.

NCR makes the FastLane self-checkout system, in addition to being the world's largest ATM manufacturer and providing data warehousing and information technology services.
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