Technology



Supermarket attaches tracking devices onto shopping trolleys

  • 25 February 2014

Little black boxes use satellite technology to keep secret track of shoppers' movements and tell store owners what they're doing

Customers are being tracked by bugging devices fixed to their shopping trolleys and baskets as they shop in an Auckland supermarket.



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Philips' intelligent supermarket lighting can help you find your groceries

  • 25 February 2014

Philips is piloting an intelligent supermarket lighting system that can help shoppers find their groceries based on their location in the store, the company said Monday.

The LED lighting system can be used by retailers to send location-based data to customers via an app, Philips said.



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