Today RFID is mostly used as a medium for numerous tasks including managing supply chains, tracking livestock, preventing counterfeiting, controlling building access, and supporting automated checkout
This was a man who had no business using an automated checkout
Someday a retail genius is going to figure out where customers probably want automated checkout
(the drugstore) and where they want the longer human interaction (the grocery store).
What's troublesome is that every automated checkout
line costs a job.
I am, of course, talking about the automated checkout
machine and the voice of the woman who gives you that special self-service experience.
But we are all complicit, voting with our wallets and with whatever instinct compels me to turn a trip to the grocery store into a solitary experience by using another recent innovation, automated checkout
But the hospital industry believes aging baby boomers -- already familiar with ATM machines, pay-at-the-pump services at gas stations, self check-in at the airport and automated checkout
lanes at the supermarket -- will embrace the kiosks.
3M Library Systems, a division of diversified technology company 3M (NYSE:MMM), on Friday (19 January) announced the introduction of a solution for automated checkout
and fine and fee payments in libraries.
The automated checkout
system has slashed queuing times and keeps the front of the store clear.
For some businesses, preparations include training cash-handling employees on how to use the notes' security features, for others it entails making technical adjustments to ATMs or machines with cash receptors, such as vending or automated checkout
Some companies credit other self-service technologies as catalysts for the growing consumer acceptance of automated checkout
include new automated checkout
lanes, self-checkout stations and new signs.