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Full shelves thanks to RFID, self service via mobile phones and a skin test Tonisvorst free top – with the mobile shopping Assistant MEA, the retail group Metro Group offers customers the possibility to organize all steps of the shopping via mobile phone. In the newly opened real future store in the North Rhine-Westphalian Tonisvorst, the buyer can scan the bar codes of for each product with the camera of his mobile phone itself. The product codes in the virtual shopping cart are stored using a special software. Shopping explains finally ended a bar code for the final price will appear on the display. The customer scans it on a station of number of and can pay there cash, card or fingerprint. For this, he puts his finger on a reader and shortly thereafter receives his receipt. This procedure is safe according to the Metro Group.

The so-called Lebenderkennung contribute to prevent the use of counterfeit fingerprints. So the sensor can tell not only the finger structure, but also temperature and Surface tension of the skin. The future store of the so-called radio frequency identification RFID is use. The smart chip, a tiny computer chip with an antenna, embeds it in a label. This is attached to pallets, cartons or individual articles in the central warehouse. A reader, objects can be identified then clearly and by radio. When shipping the goods is automatically compared to the order.

The computer system then delivers the delivery to the future store. There, readers capture the pallets during delivery. The accounting of incoming and output automatically thanks to RFID. About loading and unloading with simultaneous quantity check be accelerated significantly. Since no visual contact between reader and label is necessary, the security of identification even when dirty or wet labels increases”, so Frank Falter, Manager of key industries management of the technology manufacturer Bizerba from Balingen. The update of the products in the ERP system of the market creates for the market leaders are the overview, which products in stock and when he must order. In the showroom, the desired items are always in stock. The future store tested new ways of customer service. In the newly designed Department beauty & more”, customers receive tips and tricks for beauty care. Through an interactive consultation Terminal customers can independently determine your skin type and according to professional advice.

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