THE FUTURE STORE: ALREADY HERE?

It's rare for anyone to have the opportunity to view nearly all the technology designed for retail stores under one roof, but that's what is now possible at the "Future Store" opened by Metro Group in Rheinberg, Germany, in late April (SN, May 5, 2003, Page 122).es, electronic shelf labels, PDAs and anti-theft portals. Some of the applications make use of the latest RFID (radio frequency identification)

It's rare for anyone to have the opportunity to view nearly all the technology designed for retail stores under one roof, but that's what is now possible at the "Future Store" opened by Metro Group in Rheinberg, Germany, in late April (SN, May 5, 2003, Page 122).

es, electronic shelf labels, PDAs and anti-theft portals. Some of the applications make use of the latest RFID (radio frequency identification) technology developed by the Auto-ID Center at MIT.

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