12月17 Automatic Cash Register Packaging Robot
During the test, the customer uses a shopping basket with a barcode reader to scan the product and then places the shopping basket on the cash register. The cash register automatically settles and opens the lid below the basket to load the item Bag. In the future, a robot experiment using electronic tags will also be conducted.
The cash register robot developed by the Matsushita Electric, was expected to reduce the shop staff. After the trial, Rosen convenience store decided to use such robots in 10 stores of whole country from July,2017.
“The convenience store industry has become increasingly complicated in shop operations, and the shortage of staff has become more serious,” said Tadashi Nobuyuki, president of Rosen Co., Ltd. “We hope to introduce the cash register robots to the convenience store industry in an all-round way.”